WASHINGTON, D.C. - D.C. United announced today that due to high demand the club's weekly radio program "La Tribuna del D.C. United" will expand from 30 minutes of programming to a full hour. The Spanish-language radio program will debut for the 2005 season on Wednesday, March 16 at 1:00 p.m. on WZHF Continental Radio 1390 AM.
"La Tribuna del D.C. United" will air every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. throughout the course of the 2005 Major League Soccer season.
"We're very excited about the expansion of La Tribuna Del D.C. United," said United Senior Vice President Stephen Zack. "The show will continue to provide our fans in the Hispanic community with a wealth of information about the team and our players."
Hosted for the second consecutive year by Alejandro Bravo, a native of Colombia who boasts more than 16 years of experience in radio journalism, "La Tribuna del D.C. United" is an informative program providing fans with weekly rundowns of all things D.C. United, including game recaps from the previous week, in-depth news, features and interviews from players and coaches of the Black-and-Red, and match previews for upcoming games. During the course of the season, fans will have the opportunity to call in and win tickets to United games and other prizes.
Continental 1390 AM, is a 5.4 kilowatts radio station that covers the Washington Metropolitan Area, reaching Latino listeners in DC, Maryland and Virginia, with the most variety of programming. Top radio personalities in the area produce their own programs in this unique radio station, the majority of which are talk shows. Continental 1390 is owned by Multicultural Radio Broadcasting, a New York based company that operates radio stations nationwide in different languages.