16 de abril de 2019
Meruelo Group announced that its media division, Meruelo Media, entered into an agreement with Cumulus Media Inc. to purchase KLOS-FM in Los Angeles. KLOS-FM will join KPWR, KDAY, KDEY-FM, KWHY-TV, and KBEH as the sixth broadcast station in Meruelo Media’s Los Angeles cluster.
“KLOS 95.5 is one of the most iconic Rock stations in the world. We are thrilled to add this legendary brand to our Media Division," stated Alex Meruelo, Chairman and CEO of the Meruelo Group.
“KLOS will be a crown piece in our strategically curated, LA-focused multimedia portfolio. As we’ve done with all our media properties, we will take full advantage of our deep local resources to grow the globally recognized KLOS heritage rock brand for generations to come,” added Otto Padrón, president of Meruelo Media.
Effective April 16, 2019, Meruelo Media will take over the programming of KLOS under a Local Marketing Agreement. Padrón expects the transaction to be completed in the third quarter of 2019 after customary regulatory approvals are obtained.