A Radio Network for the Community
Radio Campesina is a nine-station network of radio stations in four states with a loyal following of 500,000 daily listeners, the third largest Latino Spanish-format radio network in the nation. Radio Campesina ranks among the top stations in each of its markets.
The radio stations are part of a larger movement, realizing Cesar Chavez's vision of Spanish-language radio that operates as a community center over the airwaves by entertaining, educating and actively involving its listeners in their communities.
Radio Campesina's Misson
Enhancing the social and economic well being of the Latino community through a unique mix of popular regional Mexican music, news and quality, interactive educational programming.
By entertaining, educating and spurring its largely immigrant and first-generation listeners to actively participate in their communities, Radio Campesina is more than a series of radio stations. It is owned by Latinos, ran by Latinos and for the benefit of Latinos. It also serves as a way to reach the Latino community and as a bridge between Latinos and the larger community in which they live. Radio Campesina provides communities with an independent voice and generates widespread local participation and community support among listeners.
Educational Radio for the 21st Century
Radio Campesina extends the promise and mission
of educational radio by bringing educational radio to the masses in
underserved populations. Unlike most of its allies in the world of
educational radio, Radio Campesina's listener share is competitive with
commercial English and Spanish language stations in each of its markets.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting recognized the network for its