The Spanish Broadcasters Association has named Jesus M. Soto to receive its 2008 Profiles in Leadership Award. The ceremony and reception will be Wednesday, September 17th at the Hilton Austin Hotel during the NAB Radio Show. Soto is CEO of the Uno Radio Group in Puerto Rico.
The Profiles in Leadership Award honors an Hispanic Broadcaster for pioneer work in the broadcast industry. Soto, who is a trained communications engineer, purchased his first radio stations in 1972; WPRM-FM in San Juan and WNEL-AM in Caguas, Puerto Rico. Since then, he has built the preeminent radio group in Puerto Rico with 14 stations and a highly rated radio network that is heard throughout the island.