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Cumulus Media’s Westwood One to Broadcast the NCAA ® Division I Men’s Final Four ® and National Championship Game in Spanish for the Seventh Straight Tournament

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Rafael Hernández Brito, Greivis Vásquez, and Carlos Morales Call the Action

Broadcasts Presented by Werner Ladder

NEW YORK, April 04, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cumulus Media’s (NSDQ: NASDAQ:) Westwood One will provide exclusive audio coverage of the NCAA Men’s Final Four and national championship game in Spanish for the seventh consecutive tournament, presented by Werner Ladder, the official ladder of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships. Westwood One’s Spanish-language broadcasts will kick off at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 6 with the 2024 Men’s Final Four live from Phoenix, when the (11) NC State Wolfpack takes on the (1) Purdue Boilermakers. The second national semifinal, between the (4) Alabama Crimson Tide and the defending champion (1) UConn Huskies, will begin 40 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. Spanish-language coverage will continue with the national championship game on Monday, April 8 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

Rafael Hernández Brito will once again serve as the play-by-play announcer, his seventh time with the network, while former All-American point guard Greivis Vásquez will return as analyst for the sixth time. For the fourth time, former Puerto Rican National Basketball Team coach Carlos Morales will host the broadcasts.

Werner is excited to be back again as the presenting sponsor of the 2024 NCAA Men’s Final Four broadcast in Spanish, said Stacy Gardella, head of global marketing technology & operations for WernerCo. The Spanish language broadcast enables Werner to reach Hispanic basketball fans while supporting Werner’s position as the official ladder of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.

About Westwood One’s Spanish Broadcast Crew
Rafael Hernández Brito, known as Rafa El Alcalde, is a veteran broadcaster who has been the Spanish play-by-play voice for the Cleveland Cavaliers for the last eight seasons. Prior to joining the Cavs, he was the Spanish voice of the Brooklyn Nets for two seasons and called St. John’s University basketball. His national broadcast experience includes eight years as the voice of the NFL en Español for Univision, and he has called 11 Super Bowls. He has also done Spanish play-by-play for the Miami Dolphins as well as for Major League Baseball, boxing, and UFC. With the 2015 NBA Finals, he became the first broadcaster in the United States to call the Finals of all three major sports in Spanish. This will be his seventh time calling the NCAA Final Four and…

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