Zona de Sabor, A New Lifestyle Website By Digital Media Leader Interactive One, Extends The Company’s Reach In The Latino Market
NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Digital media leader Interactive One expands its Latino market influence with the launch of Zona de Sabor, an entertainment news website targeting young, urban Latino Americans. ZonadeSabor.com is a complement to MiGente.com, Interactive One’s social media site targeting the same demographic, and serves up the hottest music, television, film and fashion news for acculturated Latinos.
“We’ve built a reputation for launching and growing new websites like HelloBeautiful.com, TheUrbanDaily and BlackPlanet NEXT as well as growing established ones through our work with brands like American Airlines’ BlackAtlas.com,” said Tom Newman, President, Interactive One. “Zona de Sabor extends our reach in the growing Latino community allowing us to extend our content expertise and digital services to the wider urban audiences.”
Leadership is in the numbers
Zona de Sabor will serve as a Latino entertainment and news hub, joining an expanding family of websites known as category leaders. Interactive One’s portfolio of sites increased 12 percent since 2011 to reach 7.6 million total unique visitors according to comScore’s July 2012 Total Universe report. Over the last 12 months Interactive One has gained an additional 3.1 million users and the company now delivers 138 percent more reach than its closest competitor.
“Zona de Sabor will report daily lifestyle and entertainment stories through an authentic cultural lens,” said Smokey D. Fontaine, Chief Content Officer, Interactive One. “With experience targeting Black Americans at a capacity unparalleled by our competitors, we are uniquely positioned to deliver relevant content in a distinctive voice to the largest minority group in the nation. Zona de Sabor readers can count on us as a daily destination for their entertainment news.”
For Latino lifestyle and entertainment news, visit http://www.zonadesabor.com.
ABOUT INTERACTIVE ONE
Interactive One has more than 15 million members and reaches millions of Black Americans and Latinos each month. With approximately 3 billion annual page views on its suite of sites, the company has become the definitive online resource for the urban community through its suite of social, content and radio sites such as the iconic BlackPlanet (www.BlackPlanet.com), the newly launched BlackPlanetNEXT (www.BlackPlanetNEXT.com), and the new BlackPlanet RADIO (www.BlackPlanetRadio.com), the digital industry’s first social radio website created for the African American community. Interactive One is also home to several leading content sites including: NewsOne (www.NewsOne.com), which provides up to the minute, comprehensive coverage of newsworthy events relevant to Black Americans across the country and the world; TheUrbanDaily (www.TheUrbanDaily.com), the eyes and ears for Black Americans looking for what’s hot online, on the airwaves, in theaters, and on the street; HelloBeautiful (www.HelloBeautiful.com), the definitive lifestyle resource for today’s Black woman; Elev8 (www.Elev8.com) a site devoted to elevating the mind, body and spirit.
Interactive One was launched by Radio One, Inc. in 2008 to complement Radio One’s existing portfolio of media companies targeting Black Americans. Since its launch, Interactive One has quickly become the #1 online platform for the African American and urban community.
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