LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, January 15, Meruelo Media, Southern California's leading minority-owned media group and owner of Spanish language television stations MundoFOX 22, Super 22 and legendary Los Angeles radio station, 93.5 KDAY, celebrated the grand opening of Meruelo Media Broadcast & Studio Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony in the presence of more than 250 guests.
Alex Meruelo Principal of Meruelo Group stated, "Today is a very special day for my family, our media business continues to grow making our voices louder in this community and this amazing building delivers that statement clearly."
"This building has one simple and powerful purpose; to provide a flexible and robust platform where we can super-serve our clients, advertisers, network partners and most importantly our community," said President and Chief Operating Officer of Meruelo Media, Otto Padron, who concluded by thanking all present for their continued support.
Los Angeles City councilmember Herb Wesson, Council President and former speaker of the California State Assembly stated, "Welcome to my district! This amazing building delivers on our promise of economic development, thank you Meruelo Media."
Ana Guerrero, community leader and Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti's Chief of Staff, delivered a brief and compelling message, "This new broadcasting center will boost L.A.'s economy with 150 jobs and is helping solidify Los Angeles as the capital of Latino entertainment."
Meruelo Media was also honored to have a number of other elected officials join the ceremony, including Mark Ridley Thomas, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and representatives from the office of State Senator Holly Mitchell.
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About Meruelo Media
Meruelo Media is the media division of The Meruelo Group; they currently operate television stations in Los Angeles, Houston, Santa Barbara, and a Super Station on its digital KWHYTV 22.2 stream with carriage on Time Warner Cable. The Los Angeles station MundoFox 22, (KWHY22.1) is the flagship and local Los Angeles affiliate station of the MundoFOX Television Network. Meruelo Group is a diversified holding and investment company owned and controlled by prominent U.S. Latino businessman Alex Meruelo, with a portfolio of companies in banking and financial services, restaurants, food services, construction and engineering, real estate, hotel and casino operations, public and private equity. For more information please visit www.meruelogroup.com.
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SOURCE Meruelo Group