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Radio Red 92.1 (XHFO-FM)

Radio Red 92.1 FM broadcasts morning news, sports, culture, music, business, science programmes, among else. One of its star commentators since the 1980s is Sergio Sarmiento, who is also a columnist in more than 20 newspapers including Reforma and Siglo Nuevo. Besides that, he runs TV programmes such as "El quinto poder" on the channel Canal 40.

 

 

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Regional

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Free content

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Media Companies / Groups

Grupo Radio Centro SAB de C.V.

Ownership

Ownership Structure

Radio Red 92.1 FM belongs to Grupo Radio Centro, S.A.B. de C.V., company owned by the Aguirre family. According to press releases, Francisco Aguirre Gómez is the principal shareholder of the company. Grupo Radio Centro is on the other hand a variable capital organization, established on the 8th of June 1971. In 1993, the Group launched its initial public offering on the Mexican and New York Stock Exchange markets. The second one took place in 1996 and in 2003 it exited the New York Stock Exchange Market.   

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Founding Year

1946

Affiliated Interests Founder

Francisco Aguirre Jiménez - Before engaging with the media this businessman from the State of Jalisco worked in the banking sector and was also the owner of various nightclubs in Mexico City. In 1965 he founded Organización Impulsora de Radio, which later transforms into Grupo Radio Centro. Three years later Aguirre Jiménez won the concession for the band XHDF-TV Canal 13, which in 1972 he handed over to the Mexican state. 

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Francisco Aguirre Gómez - Son of Francisco Aguirre Jiménez and María Esther Gómez. President of the Managing Board and General Director of Grupo Radio Centro. He started working in the world of the radio since he was very young. Today he owns the radio station XEH which was founded in 1921 and was the first station with broadcast in Spanish. One of his biggest dreams was to enter the television business as his father did at the end of the 1960s, but he lost the concession he had won in 2015.

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Adriana Aguirre Gómez - Daughter of Francisco Aguirre Jiménez and María Esther Gómez. Second Vice President of the Managing Board of Grupo Radio Centro.

Contact

Dirección: Constituyentes 1154 Col. Lomas Altas, C.P. 11950, Ciudad de México, México.

 

Teléfono: 5728-4800 Fax: 5728-4875

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