|By PR Newswire||
|September 11, 2012 11:27 PM EDT||
MIAMI, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The reputable radio industry executive, Jesus Salas, EVP of Programming for SBS, joined the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department, the Miami-Dade Police Department and the United States Southern Command in remembrance of the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks during a ceremony held at Tropical Park.
South Floridians will join the rest of the country in remembering this tragic day throughout different events in Miami-Dade and Broward County. Salas joined his nephew and Iraq war veteran, Amaury Perez during this morning's commemoration in honor of the fallen.
"It is very important that we never forget what happened 11 years ago on a day like today. The men and women whose lives were lost, their family and friends should always be remembered and commemorated. I still remember where I was when the first attack happened. It is an image that I will never forget; just like so many fellow Americans," said Jesus Salas. "The firefighters, police officers and military personnel who perished due to the attacks or defending our freedom are forever heroes."
Salas, a long-time industry executive and currently the EVP of Programming for Spanish Broadcasting System, began his career as an air personality and got his first programming job at age 19. In 1997 he was named PD for WSKQ-FM & WPAT-FM/New York.
In 2004, he joined Univision Radio as a program director, and then two years later accepted a post as senior PD with XM Satellite Radio. While at XM he spearheaded a successful national marketing campaign to grow the Hispanic subscriber base. In his current post with SBS, Salas oversees stations in the top U.S. Hispanic markets of New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, San Francisco, and Puerto Rico. He received the prestigious award Medallas de Cortez medal from Radio Ink Hispanic Radio for Programmer of the Year/Market 1-25. Salas resides in Miami, FL.
SOURCE Jesus Salas Miami