|Traded as||BMAD: PRS
|Industry||Broadcasting, Publishing, Media, Internet, Entertainment|
|Founder||Jesús de Polanco|
|Ignacio Polanco (Chairman)
Juan Luís Cebrián (CEO)
|Services||Television and radio production, press and publishing|
|€2.822 billion (2010)|
Number of employees
Promotora de Informaciones, S.A (PRISA) is a Spanish media conglomerate.
History and profile
The PRISA group was founded in 1972 by Jesús de Polanco who was the major shareholder and the president of the company until his death on 21 July 2007. The other founder was José Ortega Spotorno, a son of the philosopher Ortega y Gasset. The company was established as part of the Spanish Transicion. The son of Jesús de Polanco, Ignacio Polanco, succeeded him as the president of PRISA.
The share of the group in the Spanish press market was 15.1% in 2006.
As of 2012, the company holds a 50% interest in El Huffington Post, the Spanish language version of the news source. As of 2014 the PRISA group owned 95% of the Portuguese media company, Media Capital which controls the TV channel TVI, and several radio stations, among others.
- PRISA noticias
- Revista 40
- Rolling Stone
Music and radio
- PRISA radio
- Cadena SER news station
- Los 40 Principales music station
- M80 Radio music station
- Cadena Dial music station
- Máxima FM music station
- Radio Olé music station
- ONA FM music station
- Rádio Comercial music station (Portugal)
- Rádio Clube news station (Portugal)
- Cidade music station (Portugal)
- Best Rock FM music station (Portugal)
- Grupo Latino de Radio
- Caracol Radio news station (Colombia)
- Radio Continental news station (Argentina)
- ADN Radio news station (Chile)
- W Radio radio network (Mexico, co-owner with Televisa))
- XETRA-AM and WSUA news stations (United States)
- "Annual Results 2010" (PDF). Prisa.
- Prisa: About us Archived 12 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
- Julia Pastor (27 December 2013). "Prisa Group: Dismantling of Spain's Top Media Giant Means End of an Era". The Corner. Madrid. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
- "Country Profile: Spain". Institute of Media and Communications Study. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
- Andrea Czepek; Melanie Hellwig; Eva Nowak (2009). Press Freedom and Pluralism in Europe: Concepts and Conditions. Intellect Books. p. 278. ISBN 978-1-84150-243-4. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
- Raphael Minder. "Prisa Looks for Return to Financial Health", The New York Times, 21 November 2010
- "Portuguese Media". BPI Equity. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- "Spain- Newspapers". G2MI. Retrieved 26 November 2014.