Florida Blue has been a member of FCHCC since January of 2005. Their organization is a loyal, long-standing partner of the Chamber’s initiatives, programs and sponsored many events. Florida Blue won Corporate Business of the Year at the 2023 Excellence in Business Awards.
Sandra “Sandy” Martin has been with Florida Blue since 2003. She is an Advanced IT Systems Analyst with strong analytical and problem-solving skills that allows her to resolve business application issues within the IT environment experienced by Florida Blue’s providers.
Sandy currently serves as the Vice Chair for FCHCC. Click here to read her bio.
About Florida Blue:
Advancing health has always been at the center of our story. From the critical coverage that delivers peace of mind to the full breadth of health solutions that care for every aspect of your well-being, you can rest assured that Florida Blue is always looking out for you, your family and your community as we have done for more than 75 years.
We are so much more than an insurer. We’re your health partner, working to lower your costs, make your benefits easy to access and providing you with a broad range of health services that include traditional medical care, mental well-being, preventive care and so much more. As a policyholder-owned not-for-profit, we invest resources to keep health care costs lower and work hard to ensure as many people as possible have access to high-quality, affordable and equitable care.
We’re always working, always investing and always advancing toward a better state of health.
Norsan Media has been a member of FCHCC since April 2017. Norsan Media has amplified FCHCC’s mission by featuring its programs via their local radio stations Latina 92.9 FM, La Raza 92.1 FM, Flow 105.3 FM and award-winning Newspaper, Hola News. Norsan Media is a division of Norsan, a company founded in 1987 in Atlanta, GA. by Mexican entrepreneur, Norberto Sanchez.
About Norsan Media
With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Norsan Media has established itself as a dynamic and forward-thinking media company that offers a comprehensive 360-degree approach to its campaigns. Norsan Media crafts immersive and impactful experiences that resonate with diverse audiences by seamlessly integrating the power of Radio, Television, Print, Digital, Creative Services, and Community Festivals.
Norsan Media owns and operates Regional Mexican, Latin Urban, Latin Pop/Tropical, Spanish Adult Contemporary/Romántica stations in Jacksonville, FL, North Carolina, South Carolina and Austin, TX. The company has a combined reach of over 3 million Hispanics with their coverage in the U.S.
The company’s holistic approach leverages the strengths of each medium, ensuring that campaigns are not only seen and heard, but also felt deeply. Whether it’s the timeless charm of print, the visual allure of television, the immediacy of radio, or the limitless potential of the digital realm, Norsan Media understands that every platform contributes a unique dimension to the narrative.
Norsan Media’s holding company, NORSAN, was founded in 1987 by Norberto Sanchez. He continues to serve as CEO and Chairman of the company. NORSAN currently owns and operates 18 restaurants including Frontera Mex-Mex Grill, Luciano’s Ristorante Italiano, Pampas Steakhouse and Frankie’s the Steakhouse, La Capital MX, H & W Steakhouse and operates the 1818 Club. It also owns Prime Meats, a USDA and SQF certified meat processing and distribution company that provides high-quality meats to restaurants and grocery stores on the Eastern Coast of the US.
In 2004, NORSAN launched Norsan Media in Jacksonville FL; it is now based in Charlotte, NC and currently owns over 40 radio stations, 4 TV stations, a weekly regional digital and printed publication in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Texas.
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iHeart Media has been a member of FCHCC since February of 2017. iHeart has featured many of the Chamber’s events on their media outlets and in 2021, FCHCC launched, “FCHCC On Aire” Radio Program on iHeart radio which is the chamber’s initiative to assist our corporate members grow their businesses by helping to bring awareness to their services and products. The program airs Acción 97.3 Wednesdays at 1 PM & Saturdays at 10 AM EST. Learn more about the Radio Show here.
About iHeart Media
iHeartCommunications, Inc. was founded in San Antonio, TX under the name Clear Channel Communications, Inc. with the purchase of a single radio station in 1972. After decades of growing media assets globally, the company has become one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies, operating as iHeartMedia, Inc. iHeartMedia, Inc. consists of two main media businesses: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (NYSE: CCO) and the wholly owned iHeartMedia. Between these divisions, the company focuses on providing a spectrum of multi-platform advertising and marketing opportunities for partners and world-class entertainment for listeners and users.
Across the board, iHeartMedia, Inc. continues to focus on developing innovative and dynamic campaigns for advertisers. Clear Channel Outdoor operates close to one million displays in 45 countries across five continents, and continues to expand upon traditional billboard advertising by packaging unique combinations of displays in airports, rails, malls and more worldwide. The company’s focus on investing in new technologies has led to the growth of its digital footprint. These digital products help to create the ultimate advertising platform for out-of-the-box campaigns, featuring countdowns, video, time-sensitive updates and social media integration. Its iHeartMedia division has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America with 245 million monthly listeners. It serves 150 markets through 850 owned radio stations in the U.S.
The company’s operations also include, online and mobile services, including iHeartRadio – the free all-in-one, industry-leading digital radio service; live concerts and events such as the iHeartRadio Music Festival; program syndication; real-time traffic services; music research services; and independent media representation. With the advent of new properties, platforms and opportunities, iHeartMedia, Inc. looks forward to continuing along the path towards a creative, dynamic and innovative future.
iHeart Media’s Radio Shows
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Southeastern Grocers (SE Grocers) has been an FCHCC member since January of 2010. SE Grocers has been a regular and proud sponsor and supporter of the Chamber’s signature events (i.e., FCHCC Annual Hispanic Heritage Gala & Achieving the Dream Scholarship Awards). You can also learn more from their regular column in the FCHCC’s Conexión eNewsletter. Read their last article in the July/August eNewsletter issue here.
About Southeastern Grocers
Southeastern Grocers, Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is one of the largest conventional supermarket companies in the U.S. SEG grocery stores, liquor stores and in-store pharmacies serve communities throughout the five southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie are well-known and well-respected regional brands with deep heritages, strong neighborhood ties, proud histories of giving back, talented and caring associates and strong commitments to providing the best possible quality and value to customers.
CMG Cox Media Group
CMG Cox Media Group is a recent Strategic partner of FCHCC having joined in November of 2022. Cox Media was instrumental in helping the Chamber launch its very first podcast, “Business and Culture FCHCC On Air” in March of 2023. This is a space to celebrate multiculturalism and diversity as the first podcast of its kind from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Florida. The purpose is to discuss topics of interest including: business, events, hot topics, art, and culture. Sheifalika Bhatnagar, WOKV 104.5 Morning Traffic Anchor and News Reporter, Maria Isabel Montoya, FCHCC Communications Director and FCHCC President, Monica Hernandez. You can listen to past episodes on WKOV’s website here. Follow FCHCC’s Facebook page for upcoming podcast notifications!
About CMG Cox Media Group
CMG Cox Media Group is an integrated and award-winning media company delivering weekly to over 60 million Americans 14 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 9 markets, 49 top-performing radio stations in 10 markets, numerous streaming and digital platforms, as well as local, regional and national advertising businesses.
WAPE-FM is a commercial FM radio station in Jacksonville, Florida owned by Cox Radio and airs a Top 40 radio format. Its transmitter is located in Downtown Jacksonville, off Gator Bowl Boulevard. The studios and offices are located on Central Parkway in Jacksonville’s Southside section.
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