Latino de Oro 🥇

Humbled to have won the Excellence In Media/Communications award at Latino de Oro 🏆!! Happy my family 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 was with me to share in this GREAT night. (click on picture for video of acceptance speech) The Latino de Oro Awards is an annual event event produced by the Identidad Latina newspaper of Connecticut. Advertisements

Evolution Of U.S. Hispanic Media – How To Speak To Hispanic Millennials

While language proficiency in English and Spanish is paramount in reaching U.S. Hispanics…cultural proficiency is even more important. Happy to have joined Luis Miguel Echegaray, Head of Latino/Spanish Content & Producer, Sports Illustrated and Jens Manuel Krogstad, Writer/Editor, Pew Research Center on a panel discussion on how Hispanics and in particularly Hispanic millennials are consuming…

HHF: Latinos On The Fast Track

Happy to have been among the guest speakers invited to the Hispanic Heritage Foundation Latinos on Fast Track (LOFT) Charla. The Charlas are local, self-organized discussions led by community leaders across the country focused on everything from technology, entrepreneurship, to wellness. Thanks to Hispanic Heritage Foundation for inviting me speak about the lack of #diversity…

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,…

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…