Meruelo Media launches Entertainment Division.
December 29, 2012
Meruelo Media Holdings announced the launch of its production division, Meruelo Media Entertainment. It also revealed plans to invest over $40 Million Dollars in developing content and growing its current Television distribution and station holdings.
Otto Padron, COO and President of the group stated, “our new team has more than 40 years combined know-how in the content, programming, finance and production arenas”, he added, ”MME is not an experiment, it will be uniquely postured and carefully resourced to deliver original content that resonates with all Hispanics”
The Television group of Meruelo Media will now be led by Lino Alvarez, who will be elevated to the post of Vice President/GM of MundoFOX22 Los Angeles and MundoFOX32 Santa Barbara.
Former Univision executive, Bernarda Duarte has been appointed Vice President/GM of Meruelo Media and will lead the re-launch of the new Super 22 project.