Radio Bilingue Launches On WBFO-HD3

Radio Bilingue 88.7 WBFO-HD3 BuffaloHispanic Heritage Council of Western New York’s Sin Fronteras WNY has partnered with Buffalo Toronto Public Media to launch Spanish Public “Radio Bilingue” on 88.7 WBFO-HD3 Buffalo.

The station for now will run the national network based out of Fresno CA, but intends to add local shows and sponsors in the coming months.

Casimiro Rodriguez, President and Founder of the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York and of Sin Fronteras WNY stated, “This is a monumental step forward to bring Hispanic/Latino programming to our growing Hispanic community here in WNY, and we are grateful for the partnership with Buffalo Toronto Public Media. This has been in the works for many years, and I am delighted that it has finally come into fruition. We’ve already got a local talk show program in production and several sponsors signed on. It won’t be long before our local community will hear local voices on the station.”

Buffalo Toronto Public Media President/CEO Tom Calderone added, “Similar to our Adaptive Sports initiatives and WBFO’s What’s Next, Radio Bilingüe aligns closely with Buffalo Toronto Public Media’s mission to support communities typically overlooked by traditional media. Through this partnership with Sin Fronteras WNY and the Hispanic Heritage Council, Radio Bilingüe will serve and celebrate our Latino audiences from Southern Ontario to the Southern Tier.”

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