CHICAGO (February 29, 2020) – Chicago Fire FC have renewed a partnership with Univision Chicago to broadcast all 34 Fire regular season matches in Spanish on Univision Radio. Games will air locally on TUDN Univision Deportes Radio WRTO 1200AM (23 matches) and WVIV Latino Mix 93.5 FM (11 matches). The Fire and Univision Chicago have had a partnership since 2017.
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Comprehensive matchday coverage features Univision play-by-play commentator Hector Lozano and veteran analyst Raquel Ortiz.
Lozano is the director and presenter for sports at Univision Chicago. He has been part of the Chicago team since its inception in 1995. Lozano graduated from Columbia College in Chicago where he completed his degree in Communication Sciences. His professional debut was on the Spanish-language radio station WIND-AM in Chicago. He is also the play-by-play voice on Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Cubs broadcasts on TUDN Univision Deportes Radio WRTO 1200AM.
Ortiz began as a Spanish-language columnist, covering the Chicago Fire, for MLSsoccer.com in 2005. A long-time writer and contributor to the Fire’s website, she debuted with the radio broadcast team in 2006 and has served the past nine seasons as the color commentator. Prior to her work covering the Fire, Ortiz hosted and produced a sports-only radio show on Radio Arte 90.5 FM, managing the on-air website content for three years.