24/7 Streaming Spanish-Language News Channel Recognized for Outstanding Contributions and Leadership in FAST Programming
Over 4 million Monthly Viewers Drive Estrella News to Leading Position
June 21, 2023 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Estrella News, the 24/7 Spanish-language FAST (Free Ad-supported Streaming TV) news channel of Estrella Media, was awarded the prestigious “Achievement in FAST Programming” award at yesterday’s Next TV Summit. This recognition highlights Estrella News’ outstanding contributions and leadership in Spanish-language FAST programming.
“We are thrilled and honored to receive the ‘Achievement in FAST Programming’ award by Next TV,” said René Santaella, Chief Digital and Streaming Officer at Estrella Media. “The award reaffirms Estrella News’ position as a trailblazer in Spanish-language news broadcasting and a leader in the evolving digital media landscape.
“Estrella News launched in October 2020 with a mission to inform and empower Hispanics. At the time, it was the first Spanish-language digital streaming news channel available 24/7, covering stories originating in the U.S., Mexico, Latin America, and the world, and was only available on a couple of platforms. Fast forward to today, and we are on 26 different FAST and AVOD platforms and reach over 4 million viewers monthly. This award is an honor, reflecting the work of a strong team of talented people at Estrella News. Thank you to our advertisers and distribution partners who support and believe in Estrella News.”
With a commitment to journalistic excellence, Estrella News has established itself as a trusted source for Spanish-speaking viewers, delivering real-time updates, in-depth analysis, and compelling stories that resonate with its audience, giving them the information they need to stay informed and engaged. The network is dedicated to embracing new technologies and platforms to connect with viewers and adapt to the evolving media landscape.
About Estrella Media, Inc.
Estrella Media is a leading Spanish-language media company and one of the largest U.S. producers of Spanish-language video and audio content for multi-platform distribution worldwide, with over 20,000 hours of original video content.
Estrella Media’s content studio feeds its digital and linear media platforms, including EstrellaTV, its national broadcast television network that is seen on 15 owned or operated stations and 35 affiliated stations and through cable and satellite providers and digital streaming platforms; Estrella News, the first 24/7 Spanish-language multi-platform digital news network in the U.S.; Cine EstrellaTV, its Spanish-language movie channel; and Estrella Games, the first 24/7 curated Spanish-language game show channel in the U.S.
Estrella Media’s digital content reach is more than 4 billion minutes per month, viewed across its multi-platform media portfolio, including its FAST, AVOD, and streaming audio platforms.
Estrella Media owns and operates 14 radio stations and the Don Cheto Radio Network with 35 affiliated stations throughout the U.S., featuring one of the nation’s most popular radio talents, Don Cheto. Estrella Media also produces large-scale music festivals, concerts, and special events throughout the U.S. In addition, Estrella Media produces podcasts for audio streaming, and its music division, Estrella Media Music Entertainment, helps develop the next generation of Latin music stars.
To learn more about Estrella Media and see company updates, please visit Estrella Media at estrellamedia.com, and follow us on Twitter @Estrellamedia_, Facebook @Estrellamediainc, and LinkedIn @Estrella Media, Inc.
Contacts for Estrella Media:
Hanna Bolte, HBolte@EstrellaMedia.com, 310-497-5586
Dina White, DWhite@EstrellaMedia.com, 917-226-8366