Who we are

Founded in 1962 by Howard A. Kalmenson, with the purchase of KWKW, one of Los Angeles’ original Spanish language radio stations, Lotus is one of the largest privately owned Radio Station Groups in the United States. In 2012, Howard was awarded the Medallas de Cortez Lifetime Achievement Award from Radio Ink honoring his long record of dedication and commitment to Spanish-language radio.

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Lotus Communications Corp. is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.  Lotus owns and operates 48 radio stations and a digital agency,  The radio stations serve Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Boise, Fresno, Las Vegas, Reno, Sacramento, Seattle and Tucson radio markets.
Lotus Communications Corp. established in 1962 and is one of the largest privately owned radio station groups in the United States. Lotus was founded by Howard A Kalmenson with the purchase of KWKW one of Los Angeles’ original heritage Spanish Language station.  James
Kalmenson, son of Howard Kalmenson, is an Executive VP of Lotus and he continues to fulfill the legacy of his father.

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