Promotora de Informaciones, S.A. (PRISA) is a Spanish media conglomerate headquartered in Madrid, Spain. It is one of the largest media companies in Spain and Latin America, with the presence of educational, cultural and informative content. PRISA owns a portfolio of newspapers, magazines, radio stations, and television networks. The majority subsidiaries and brands of the company are El País, Diario AS, Cadena SER, and LOS40.
|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
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, the son of the philosopher Ortega y Gasset. The company was established as part of the Spanish transition towards democracy. The son of Jesús de Polanco, Ignacio Polanco, succeeded him as the president of PRISA.
In January 2021, French conglomerate Vivendi acquired a 7.6 percent stake in Prisa.
- PRISA Noticias
- El País Semanal
- S Moda
Music and radio
- PRISA Radio
- Cadena SER, news station
- LOS40, contemporary hit radio station
- LOS40 Classic, classic hits music station
- LOS40 Dance, electronic dance music station
- LOS40 Urban, urban hits music station
- Cadena Dial, Latin pop music station
- Radiolé, Spanish music station
- Grupo Latino de Radio
- Caracol Radio, news station (Colombia)
- ADN Radio, news station (Chile)
- W Radio, radio network (Mexico)
- XETRA-AM and WSUA, news stations (United States)
- "Annual Results 2010" (PDF). Prisa. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 July 2011.
- 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
- "Spain- Newspapers". G2MI. Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 26 November 2014.