We had the good fortune of connecting with Marcelo Granillo and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Marcelo, every day, we about how much execution matters, but we think ideas matter as well. How did you come up with the idea for your business?
The radio industry is changing with technology as well as how we listen to our favorite music. So when we started GQ Radio we noticed that the Hispanic community was very limited to either the large radio stations or very little stations, but none where transitioning to online transmission… there is where GQ Radio was born. I wanted to be small but ahead of the times, which we are as of 2021.

What should our readers know about your business?
GQ Radio is an online radio that streams the best Spanish songs and also features new and upcoming artist, with a listener base from all around the world thru our website, YouTube and Social Media platforms. Our focus besides music is to keep our Spanish speakers inform of the events from around the world with our daily news programs, artists interviews, psychology programs and much more. This has not been an easy journey as most people do not see online radio stations with such respect as traditional stations.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
If a good friend of mine would visit me for a week I would take them to explore the gastronomy of Houston – I would take my guest to Roots Cafe (woodway and sage) for a full course meal. From there we would visit downtown Houston for a hands on view of our downtown district and perhaps catch a few selfies with the great views.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
There has always been a support group that has been not only mentor but my guides to generate ideas. Margie Esquivel has been the main supporter of GQ Radio as she supported my vision from the beginning and has stand with me since GQ Radio was a simple idea.

Website: https://gqradio.com/

Instagram: @donolecram

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GQRadio

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeE_LpUYwTLcv6OwgCKkW0Q

Image Credits
Urtaza Photography

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