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.
WHAT WE DO
Lotus Communications Corp. is a company headquartered in Los Angeles, California that owns and operates 35 radio stations, a digital agency, low-power television stations and e-commerce websites. The radio stations serve the Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Fresno, Las Vegas, Reno, Sacramento and Tucson radio markets. The low-power television stations serve the Phoenix and Houston markets. The e-commerce operations are based in Los Angeles.
Lotus Communications Corp. was 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. He continues to fulfill the legacy of his father.