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Candy Cintron

Candy Cintron, is originally from Jersey City, NJ with a radio career that spans from Puerto Rico to New York City and Washington DC. Her current role at WLZL El Zol 107.9 and Assistant Program Director is one of coaching and effectiveness, while her ability to produce punching liners and elaborate vertical and horizontal promotions have made a huge difference in the overall sound and color of the radio station.

Candy started at WXYX Bayamon Puerto Rico, where an internship turned into a part time job and the foot in the door of radio. At WKDM, New York, Candy became their first female production director and assistant program director. A decade later, Candy single handedly created and programmed all 4 Latin music channels at Netradio.com. This task came as second nature as Candy had vast experience in marketing and promotions as she worked in the music industry alongside veterans like Alejandro Sanz, Shakira, Mana and Olga TaƱon among many others internationally known Latin artists.

In 2009 Candy joined WLZL as Morning Show producer, and bringing to light many of the issues affecting the Latino community in DC. Her role in LGBT issues for the last 9 years have merited her the GLBT Latino History Projects Latina Leadership Award in 2013 for her commitment to increase positive dialogues and messages about LGBT, Transgender identity and HIV issues in media.

In 2015 Candy was named Assistant Program Director, taking on the role of teacher and coach while balancing music, and her greatest role: becoming mom to Maxxie.

Candy Cintron was nominated for a Medalla de Cortez Award as Program Director in 2017.