Univision Spanish AC “107.5 K-Love” KLVE Los Angeles has announced the debut of Maria Elena Nava and Denise Reyes as hosts of its “Levántate” morning show from 5-10am.
Maria Elena Nava moves to KLVE from sister “Recuerdo 103.9/98.3” KRCV/KRCD, while Reyes moves from nights at KLVE. The show is also syndicated in mornings on Univision stations in San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, Phoenix and Fresno and middays in Austin and Houston. The duo replace Ysaac Alvarez and Fernanda Kelly, who launched the show in October 2021.
KLVE has also announced that “La Nueva 101.9” KSCA midday host Erika Reyna will join Luis Sandoval on “Buena Vibra” in afternoons from 3-7pm, while Donaji continues in middays.
Univision Los Angeles today announced the comeback of its morning radio show, “Levántate” (Get Up) on K-LOVE 107.5 FM. Starting September 14, Nava and Reyes will take over mornings offering listeners content that is humorous, welcoming, thought-provoking, and audience participation that is suitable for the entire family, as well as the best Latin music hits. “Levántate” airs Monday through Friday on K-LOVE 107.5 FM from 5am to 10am and is syndicated in the San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, Phoenix and Fresno markets, with Austin and Houston airing in Midday, as well as nationally via the Uforia App.
“This exciting announcement with a new talent lineup that joins our K-Love 107.5 FM in Los Angeles is a testament to our efforts to continue serving the audience and create a destination for listeners to enjoy music and entertainment and access the latest news,” commented Ismar Santa Cruz, Senior Vice President, Radio Content and Programming.
Host, Maria Elena Nava is down-to-earth and relatable to all audiences. She is one of the most recognizable voices on radio and is deeply connected to the City of Los Angeles. Nava is naturally caring, honest and passionate, and brings the best out of others she interacts with. She is joining K-LOVE from sister station Recuerdo 103.9 / 98.3 FM. She is a pioneer in the radio industry, helping open doors for women as on-air talent, as well as many of the beloved and core artists found on K-Love 107.5 and beyond.
Denise Reyes, co-host, is a high-energy, digital-savvy content creator, who has hosted on K-LOVE the number one radio show in Los Angeles Monday through Friday 7pm to 12am, regardless of language among Adults 18-49 2023 year to date. She is often recognized for her cut-through voice, colorful wigs and frequent television appearances on Univision’s Despierta América and Enamorándonos.
“We are excited to tap into two of the most recognizable homegrown voices in Los Angeles to join Levantate on Uforia’s flagship station K-LOVE 107.5 FM,” said Mark Arias, Senior Content Director. “It’s not often that you have two hosts that have cross-over appeal and consumer engagement across radio, television and digital platforms, as well as the music industry, that credits K-LOVE 107.5 for their success.”
There are additional changes to the K-LOVE lineup, Erica Reyna has joined Luis Sandoval on Buena Vibra (Good Vibes) from 3pm to 7pm. The show launched back in March 2022 and in 2023 to date has maintained a steady following, ranking number one for Adults 18-49 in its daypart among Spanish stations. Sandoval and Reyna are among the favorites of K-LOVE listeners and are already being well-received by fans.
Listeners can catch Donaji from 10am to 3pm live from the studio or on location with listeners throughout the city.