Radio La Karibeña

It is the second most popular station nationwide.:Its programming is exclusively cumbia and entertainment programs with mass appeal.:It began in Chiclayo in the north of the country in 1994. Higinio Capuñay founded it using the name La Karibeña following his experience with Radio Universal. It began growing outside Lima using a business model under which it associated with local stations and producers in each location it commenced operations. It entered the Lima market with the purchase of two stations in 2009, a date considered to mark the foundation of a new media with national reach. The other frequency was issued to the news radio station, Exitosa, rapidly achieving ratings success.:The group organizes concerts by Aventura Show and publicizes the group on its webpage:It also runs competitions and offers prizes.

Key facts

Audience Share

20.90 (alcance semanal, CPI 2015)

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

National coverage

Content Type

Free

Data Publicly Available

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Media Companies / Groups

Corporación Universal

Ownership

Individual Owner

Group / Individual Owner

Isabel Quispe Desposorio

Isabel Quispe Desposrio is a northern radio businesswoman. She was the first couple of Higinio Capuñay and is mother of the former congresswoman for National Solidarity, Esther Capuñay Quispe. She has been representative of Radio Karibeña S.A. in proceedings before the Ministry of Transport. She had other companies aimed at tourism. She has her own license for radio use in some regions.

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General Information

Founding Year

2009

Founder

Higinio Capuñay Sarpán

Affiliated Interests Founder

Higinio Capuñay

is an entrepreneur from the northern side of the country. He owned a printing company and bought Radio Universal of Chiclayo (Lambayeque) in 1989. He strengthened his empire thanks to the spread of the cumbia, a music genre which became very popular in his region. Eventually, he bought radio companies in various locations of the country and joined them to his greatest business success: Radio Karibeña. In order to make the leap to Lima, in 2009 he bought three radio signals for each radio station: Radio Karibeña (music), Radio La Kalle (sports) and Radio (news). He is involved in the cumbia show business. His family performs concerts and shows – formerly operating with an old startup, Cumbia Vip and now with Aventura Show. Activities are promoted through his radios. He is interested in politics. He ran for Congress in 1995 but did not get enough votes. Her daughter was congresswoman for the National Solidarity political party between 2011 and 2016. He supported the recall process against former mayor of Lima, Susana Villaran.

Ceo

Higinio Capuñay Sarpán

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Higinio Capuñay is an entrepreneur from the northern side of the country. He owned a printing company and bought Radio Universal of Chiclayo (Lambayeque) in 1989. He strengthened his empire thanks to the spread of the cumbia, a music genre which became very popular in his region. Eventually, he bought radio companies in various locations of the country and joined them to his greatest business success: Radio Karibeña. In order to make the leap to Lima, in 2009 he bought three radio signals for each radio station: Radio Karibeña (music), Radio La Kalle (sports) and Radio (news). He is involved in the cumbia show business. His family performs concerts and shows – formerly operating with an old startup, Cumbia Vip and now with Aventura Show. Activities are promoted by his radios. He is interested in politics. He ran for Congress in 1995 but did not get enough votes. Her daughter was congresswoman for the National Solidarity political party between 2011 and 2016. He supported the recall process against former mayor of Lima, Susana Villaran.

Editor-In-Chief

Marco Antonio Ibarra

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Marco Antonio Ibarra

Radio programmer and presenter in Karibeña.

Other Important People

Omar Castro, Esther Capuñay,

Affiliated Interests other important people

Omar Castro

:is manager of Corporación Universal. He is the main spokesman to make statements about the radio business on behalf of the company. He was a candidate for the Congress for National Solidarity together with Esther Capuñay, daughter of Higinio Capuñay. Earlier he had tried to be district alderman of San Juan de Lurigancho representing the Peruvian Nationalist Party. He had computer technical studies at IDAT. He also studied Law at the Catholic University and he has a business administration degree from Centrum Católica.

Contact

Av. Guardia Civil 674, Chorrillos, Lima

corporacionuniversal.pe

exitosanoticias.pe

:(511) 651 4072

:(511) 651 4073

:(511) 240 6077

Financial Information

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