Named Business Woman of The Year by Hispanic Magazine
November 20, 2018 (Tampa, FL) –President and General Manager of Hearst owned MOR-TV and EstrellaTV Tampa Bay was honored recently as Business Woman of The Year at Enfoque Magazine’s Premios Enfoque 2018 awards show. Barber was among 29 professionals, entertainers and athletes honored for their achievements and contributions to the Hispanic community.
A thirty-year veteran of broadcast television, Barber was a key component in bringing EstrellaTV to the Tampa Bay market and has since continued to show support and dedication to the Hispanic community. Launched in 2009, EstrellaTV Tampa Bay will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in September 2019.
Among other honorees were Yvonne Cadiz, Outstanding Contribution to Education Award; Carlos Carrasco, Player of the Year; Luis Alberto Fernandez, Rising Artist of the Year Award; and Maritza Astorquiza, Professional Excellence Award in Business. For a complete list of the recipients go to www.enfoquenow.com.
MOR-TV can be seen over the air at 32.1; and on cable on Spectrum 12/HD 1012; Frontier Fios 12/HD 512; and Comcast 12/HD 437. EstrellaTV can be found locally digitally over the air at 32.3, Spectrum Cable on Channels 627 and 910, Comcast Channel 228 and Frontier Fios Channel 464.
MOR-TV is a Hearst Television owned and operated television station in Tampa Bay and is one of America’s top independent television stations. MOR-TV features the best in off-network comedies and dramas featuring The Big Bang Theory, Mom, The Goldbergs, Last Man Standing, Modern Family, Family Guy, Chicago PD, and more. MOR-TV is also one of three stations in a group that includes thisTV Tampa Bay, the markets first 24-hour over-the-air movie channel featuring blockbuster motion pictures, and estrellaTV Tampa Bay, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment channel in America. MOR-TV’s website is www.mor-tv.com.
Since its late 2009 launch, Estrella TV has established itself as a top-4 U.S. Hispanic television network. Now covering nearly 80% of the Hispanic TV households in America, the broadcast network has achieved its fast-track success by programming high-quality all-original programs produced in-house featuring well-known stars and popular personalities from across Latin America. Estrella TV has built a catalog of over 6,000 hours of programming now being distributed by the company to broadcasters worldwide. In a recent report prepared jointly by prestigious consumer research firms Motivo Insights and IPSOS OTX, Estrella TV emerged at the top of all US Hispanic networks in brand recognition, affinity and loyalty among Spanish-speaking viewers nationwide. Estrella TV is owned.
ABOUT HEARST TELEVISION:
Hearst Television owns and operates television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premiere companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.