Washington Post sells El Tiempo Latino to El Planeta Media
The sale, effective December 5, 2016, will expand El Planeta Media’s footprint beyond Massachusetts to the nation’s capital area
Washington, DC – December 8, 2016 — The Washington Post has announced the sale of El Tiempo Latino to El Planeta Media, a multimedia Spanish-language news and entertainment outlet, which includes the largest-circulating Spanish-language newspaper in Massachusetts.
“El Tiempo Latino is an important community news source in D.C., and we have taken care to find a buyer who would be committed to the publication and its employees, and could devote the time and resources that would enable it to grow,” said Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., publisher and CEO of The Washington Post.
“After more than a decade of serving Massachusetts’ Hispanic market we are thrilled to bring our digital, print, events and mobile expertise to the D.C. area. We are excited to grow with El Tiempo Latino team to strengthen the most important news source for the Spanish-speaking audience and their allies,” said Javier J. Marin, publisher of El Planeta Media.
The sale, effective December 5, 2016, will expand El Planeta Media’s footprint beyond Massachusetts to the nation’s capital area.