Diversity Works: Fairness & Accuracy In Newsrooms

Very grateful to have my friends and colleagues join me at Kingsborough Community College to discuss the importance of newsroom diversity. Journalists are entrusted with providing news and information which are in the public’s best interest. Their experience, background, gender and a host of other factors have a direct impact on how content is gathered,…

Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Alumni HOF

I had the chance to represent ESPN and Disney at this year’s Hispanic Scholarship Fund’s Alumni Hall of Fame Gala at the Pierre New York. The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) provides Latino families with knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education. An inspirational speech from NAHJ HOF Frances Robles that night where she was…

Hispanic & Millennial In Corporate America

The key to success isn’t in a company’s ability to create order, but how it introduces a little chaos. Grateful to the National Hispanic Corporate Council for inviting to be a guest speaker at their “Hispanic & Millennial In Corporate America” Summit in NYC. I joined a panel on Human Resources – “Talent Development/Executive Leadership”.

Nacion ESPN: The Latino Experience

I’m very proud to be part of the ESPN team who produced the annual Hispanic Heritage Month television special…my 5th straight year involved with the project (as many years as the program has been produced. This year the special traveled to Los Angeles integrating Nacion ESPN on ESPN2 with Marly Rivera and Jorge Sedano…they’re celebrating…

Media Bias & The Negative Narrative

Most of what we vehemently defend as true are lies we’ve been conditioned to believe by homogeneous run media. Springfield Technical Community College invited me to be a speaker at their first Diversity Series of the 2017-18 school year. I led a discussion on how media bias can create negative perceptions of minority communities. The…

Excellence In Journalism Conference

Incredibly proud of ESPN’s Sports & The Latino Experience program at the Excellence In Journalism Conference #EIJ17. The conversation highlighted Nacion ESPN on ESPN2 and the Beisbol Experience as examples of how teams from different platforms and networks collaborate in producing content that is inclusive and reflective of US Hispanic sports fans. A special thanks to…

NHMC Los Angeles Impact Awards

Happy to have been in attendance to celebrate 17- year MLB veteran, 6x All Star, World Series champion, pitched a no-hitter + much, much more…Fernando Valenzuela!!  The beisbol icon was honored at the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s (NHMC) Los Angeles Impact Awards on Thursday, September 7, 2017. ​​ Laura Diaz (Fox 11 KTTV) and Rick…