|By PR Newswire||
|June 1, 2010 05:30 AM EDT||
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- KKNS "La Ley" 95.9 FM, Albuquerque's only locally programmed Spanish-language station today announced that Renan Almendarez Coello "El Cucuy de la Manana" popular radio entertainer, returns to the airwaves as "La Leys" morning drive time host. Coello's show, "El Cucuy de la Manana" will launch today at 6:00 am Mountain Time on KKNS 95.9 FM and 1310 AM and live streaming at www.laleynewmexico.com and www.cucuy.com.
"We are thrilled to welcome Renan "El Cucuy" Almendarez Coello, one of the most popular and accomplished Spanish-language radio personalities ever, to the Albuquerque community," said Victor Camino, President of El Camino Communications, and co-owner of KKNS 95.9 FM La Ley. "Advertisers and listeners alike will enjoy and appreciate El Cucuy's lively, entertaining and uplifting program, which has enabled him to achieve tremendous success in the Hispanic market in the US. His faithful fans have admired his show 'El Cucuy de la Manana' which is the cornerstone of his career and we are eager to be a part of his new era in radio."
"I am excited to be back on the airwaves and join the Albuquerque community and be the morning drive-time voice for millions of listeners," said Almendarez. "La Ley's commitment to providing responsible broadcasting and offering the best programming for its listeners is unique and I am honored to be part of the team."
With decades of radio experience and an exceptional ability to connect with his audience, Almendarez has won the hearts of millions of people every morning. According to Arbitron research, beginning the Fall 1986 book, Renan holds the record for the #1 morning drive-time show in Los Angeles, regardless of language, for 24 consecutive Arbitron surveys. Renan brings laughter and hope to millions of listeners. His mastery of communication allows him to connect with his audience and to also interview world renowned political and religious leaders. Additionally, he is an extraordinary humanitarian providing relief to victims of natural disasters across the world and also helping with causes close to home.
Renan was most recently host of Azteca America's "Hazte Pa Ca", a two hour variety program. He returns to the airwaves after a year sabbatical and much needed time off.
Born in Honduras, Renan came to the United States with a dream of becoming a radio personality, repeating the success he tooled in his native country. His astonishing ability to communicate with his audience allowed Renan's career to sky rocket to unimaginable heights never before seen in some of the most difficult markets in the United States including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Phoenix and Las Vegas. The radio show is a mix of talk, audience calls, jokes and serious life advice. His laugh medicine provides daily doses of remedies for those who are ill and seek hope. His radio show has become an outlet for many Hispanic immigrants who do not have a forum to voice their opinions and express their thoughts.
El Camino Communications is a minority owned communications company. Its operations include KKNS 95.9 FM and 1310 AM in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the only locally programmed Spanish language station in Albuquerque. El Camino Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with operations in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
SOURCE El Camino Communications