For decades multicultural advertisers relied upon Spanish Language broadcasters like Univision as a one-stop-shop to reach the Hispanic market.  Check that box and you’re covered, right?  Maybe that was true a generation ago, but not today.  Today, buying Univision and other Spanish language broadcasters will limit reach significantly among large and influential segments of the Hispanic market.

Today’s Hispanics are not a monolithic consumer target. There is a core segment of the Hispanic population that is Spanish speaking that represents 55% of US Hispanics, but the remaining 45% of Hispanics are acculturated.  This segment is already second or third generation. They speak English at home and have household incomes over $50K and spend virtually no time with traditional Spanish language broadcasters. They are very different than their non-acculturated counterparts and they consume media differently.

These two parts of the Hispanic spectrum have two things in common:

  • First, both non-acculturated and acculturated Hispanics agree that cable is their television media of choice -- not the same line-up, but cable is #1. 
  • Second, that culturally infused ads, in Spanish or English, strike a chord with Hispanics that translates into engagement. 

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