Los Angeles City Council Recognizes Station for Its Outstanding Community Work and Medallas De Cortez ‘Station of The Year’ Honor
July 11, 2023 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Que Buena Los Angeles, a leading Regional Mexican music station in the U.S. owned by Estrella Media, was honored by the Los Angeles City Council with a proclamation declaring it “Que Buena Los Angeles Radio Day” in the City of Los Angeles on Friday, July 7. The proclamation was presented by Councilmember Kevin de León for the station’s community work, ratings performance, and its recent “Station of the Year” award.
“Que Buena has served as a role model for others, inspiring individuals of all ages to become more engaged and active in community service,” the proclamation reads, also stating that the station’s “dedication and passion have been instrumental in fostering a sense of unity and civic pride among our residents.”
“We are honored to be of service to the Los Angeles community, and we thank Councilmember de León for recognizing the station, our staff, and our audience,” said Eddie Leon, EVP, Radio Programming and Events, Estrella Media. “While we pride ourselves on being the home for Regional Mexican music, our heart is in serving this community and our fans. Music is the lifeblood of our culture and fans, and to be recognized by the City of Los Angles for the work we do is humbling.”
As part of its “Thank You LA: Que Buena Los Angeles Day” the station’s DJs hosted de León in-studio live on the Don Cheto Al Aire morning show. Hosts Don Cheto, Gisselle Bravo, Said Garcia, and El Chino were joined by other Que Buena Los Angeles on-air talent, including Midday DJ Marlene Quinto and DJ Boro, Drive-Time DJs Compa Radio and Sarita, and evening DJ Lupita Romero, who all joined de León and Estrella Media CEO Peter Markham to talk about the state of Los Angeles, de León’s work in the community, and how the Que Buena Los Angeles audience can help.
Shown during “Que Buena Los Angeles Day” ceremonies are (l to r):
El Compa Radio from Tardes Pesadas; El Boro from Al Chile con Marlene Quinto; Said Garcia from Don Cheto Al Aire; Councilmember Kevin de León; Marlene Quinto from Al Chile con Marlene Quinto; Lupita Romero from Noches con Lupita; Gisselle Bravo from Don Cheto Al Aire; El Chino from Don Cheto Al Aire; and Don Cheto from Don Cheto Al Aire. Photo Credit: Dawlin Delgado for Estrella Media.
Shown during “Que Buena Los Angeles Day” ceremonies are (l to r): Eddie Leon, EVP, Radio Programming and Events, Estrella Media; Councilmember Kevin de León; and Peter Markham, Chief Executive Officer, Estrella Media.
About Estrella Media, Inc.
Estrella Media is a leading Spanish-language media company and one of the largest U.S. producers of Spanish-language video and audio content for multiplatform distribution worldwide, with a library of over 20,000 hours of original video content.
Estrella Media’s content studio feeds its digital and linear media platforms, including EstrellaTV, its national broadcast television network that is seen on 15 owned or operated stations and 35 affiliated stations and through cable and satellite providers and digital streaming platforms; Estrella News, the first 24/7 Spanish-language multiplatform digital news network in the U.S.; Cine EstrellaTV, its Spanish-language movie channel; and Estrella Games, the first 24/7 curated Spanish-language game show channel in the U.S.
Estrella Media’s digital content reach is more than 4 billion minutes per month, viewed across its multiplatform media portfolio, including its FAST, AVOD, and streaming audio platforms.
Estrella Media owns and operates 14 radio stations and the Don Cheto Radio Network with 35 affiliated stations throughout the U.S. and featuring one of the nation’s most popular radio talents, Don Cheto. Estrella Media also produces large-scale music festivals, concerts, and special events throughout the U.S. In addition, Estrella Media produces podcasts for audio streaming and its music division, Estrella Media Music Entertainment, helps develop the next generation of Latin music stars.
To learn more about Estrella Media and see company updates, please visit Estrella Media at estrellamedia.com, and follow us on Twitter @Estrellamedia_, Facebook @Estrellamediainc, and LinkedIn @Estrella Media, Inc.
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