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…

Lucha Libre 🤼‍♀️ 

On a recent trip to Mexico City I was invited to attend Lucha Libre matches at the historic Arena Mexico. ​​ Lucha Libre, Mexican wrestling is known for colorful masks, rapid sequences of holds and maneuvers. Wearing masks has a special significance; sometimes the loser must permanently remove his mask. As you can see the…

Fight Night In Vegas

When all was said and done, the hype of Canelo Alvarez Vs. Julio César Chávez Jr. proved to be better than the fight itself. Thousands of fans packed T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 6 hoping for a bout for the ages.  ​ ​ But what they got was a dominating performance by…

Nacion ESPN 

Very proud of the work of friends and colleagues like Bernardo Osuna, Marly Rivera and Jorge Sedano who launched Nacion ESPN on ESPN2 on 9/26. Nacion ESPN is a new program from Los Angeles produced in part by an ESPN Deportes team led by Coordinating Producer Ignacio Garcia and Producer Jose Alvarez. NE on E2…

ESPN: It Takes Teamwork

As part of an ESPN partnership with the National High School Basketball Association (NHSBA), It was my pleasure to lead a discussion about careers in journalism in Atlanta, Georgia. ESPN.com NBA analyst David Thorpe, ESPN Deportes reporter Sebastian Christensen and Elle Duncan, ESPN SportsCenter anchor shared their experience as content producers and storytellers collaborating between…

Copa America Centenario

What a privilege and treat it was to be part of the press covering Mexico versus Venezuela in the first round of the Copa America Centenario championship. Mexico battled back in the second half to tie the game and win Group C. The match wasn’t all fun and games as some El Tri fans at…

ESPN Upfront 

ESPN Showcased the strength of LIVE programming for the advertising and marketing community this week. The annual presentation known as Upfront was held at the Minskoff Theater on Times Ssquare, NYC. Sports elite like Bryce Harper, Brett Favre joined ESPN top brass on stage for the event. Here’s an article on how the Worldwide Leader…