Lotus Broadcasting Corp. and the Las Vegas Raiders have announced a partnership today that will have Deportes Vegas 1460 AM (KENO) serve as the Raiders Spanish flagship radio station in Las Vegas. In addition, Lotus Broadcasting Corp. has announced the launch of the Las Vegas Raiders Spanish Radio Network which will serve Raiders fans on radio stations throughout the region.
Las Vegas Raiders Team President, Marc Badain:
“The Raiders are proud to announce Deportes Las Vegas 1460 AM as the Silver and Black’s flagship Spanish-language radio partner,” said Raiders President Marc Badain. “We look forward to Cristian Echeverria and Harry Ruiz bringing all the in-game action to Hispanic communities throughout Nevada and California.”
Lotus Spanish General Manager, Jesse Leeds:
“We’re excited and honored that Deportes Las Vegas 1460 AM has been selected to be the Flagship station of the Las Vegas Raiders,” said Lotus Spanish General Manager Jesse Leeds. “Along with the Raiders Spanish Radio Network we look forward to bringing Hispanic Communities coverage and play-by-play broadcasts of this iconic NFL franchise throughout coming years.”
The Las Vegas Raiders Spanish Radio broadcasts will include full pre-game, game and post-game coverage featuring play-by-play and commentary from Cristian Echeverria and Harry Ruiz.
Cristian Echeverria is an accomplished Sports Journalist with over 20 years of experience in sports talk radio, play-by-play, TV, written press and digital media.
“The arrival of the Raiders in Las Vegas is historic,” said Cristian Echevarria. “You’re talking about a team and a city that are famous all over the world. We are ready to give Raiders fans what they have been waiting for: a dream season. Fireworks will be guaranteed”.
During his career, Harry Ruiz has performed football and basketball radio play-by-play and has also anchored sports for three of the largest Spanish language television networks in the world: Televisa, Univision, and Telemundo.
“As a Raider Nation member, myself, I know how important the Raiders are in the Hispanic community and that’s why we’re committed to producing the best broadcast for them,” said Harry Ruiz. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be a bridge that connects the best fanbase in sports with the most transcendent franchise in the NFL through our Spanish language radio broadcasts.”