May 16, 2019
Can Spanish-language radio serve as a powerful platform for the expansion of a very regional brand that seeks wider growth opportunities?
Yes. Louisiana-based roaster Community Coffee is using AMs and FMs targeting Hispanic consumers to great success in Texas.
In this Hispanic Radio Podcast, advertising agency head Alex López Negrete — whose resume includes Spanish-language play-by-play for an NBA franchise — shares his thoughts on why radio works for advertisers.
Speaking from Miami, where Negrete chatted with RBR+TVBR Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson, López Negrete shared how his unique understanding of radio has translated to media buys from clients including McDonald’s co-ops in Texas and border states his agency works with.
“Radio has always been important and remains important,” he says. “I think there are series of myths out there that are sometimes propagated by some of the trade media, where you hear that Spanish-language [media] is dead and multicultural agencies are dead or dying. One of them is that terrestrial radio is dead, and that is not the case. Radio continues to be important for the Latino listener.”
Lopez Negrete Communications, one of the nation’s largest independent, Hispanic owned and operated full-service agencies, has been announced as an honoree at the American Advertising Federation’s 18 [th] Annual Mosaic Awards for work created on behalf of its long-standing client, Walmart. The campaign entitled “A Unifying Beat” launched the retailer’s Online Grocery Pick-Up service to […]
The Culture Marketing Council: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing (CMC) announced the 2019 inductees of the CMC Hall of Fame, which recognizes a select group of visionaries, leaders and luminaries who have made significant contributions to the development and advancement of the Hispanic advertising and marketing field. Sponsored by State Farm, the CMC Hall of […]