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.

Hispanicize 2018

I’m proud to collaborate once again with the organizers of the Hispanicize national conference. I joined my friend Mekahlo Medina as co-chair of the Hispanic Journalist Showcase. I oversaw 3 sessions… CNN “Facts First: Holding The White House Accountable” at Hispanicize 2018. Guest Speakers: Ramon Escobar VP Talent Recruitment & Development, CNN Worldwide Boris Sanchez…

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…

Marvel’s Inhumans 

I joined an ESPN production team near Milwaukee, WI to shoot an interview with actor, martial arts expert Mike Moh for an upcoming feature on Marvel’s Inhumans. Mike plays Tritan in the latest Marvel television project coming this Fall on ABC. We were invited to Moh’s Martial Arts in Waunakee to see Mike and his…

NFL In México 

ESPN Travels to Mexico City for Texans-Raiders on Monday Night Football. It was a privilege to be present at famed Estadio Azteca for the historic event.  One of the most moving moments happened just before kickoff when the American flag morphed into the Mexican flag…for me, symbolic of the symbiotic relationship between both nations. ​​…

Suarez Campeón!

“El mexicano Daniel Suárez se convirtió en el primer extranjero en coronarse campeón de una serie nacional de la NASCAR, al ganar la carrera del sábado en el circuito de Homestead-Miami, para apoderarse del título en la categoría Xfinity.” ​​ It was a proud moment for me to see Daniel win his first NASCAR championship…I’m…

Connect For Success

NAMIC New England hosted a conversation in Springfield, Massachusetts called “Connect for Success”. The discussion was about understanding diversity and inclusion and how integrating these concepts in organizations impacts employees and companies.   I joined Kamilah A’Vant, Senior Manager of TV Station Distribution Media General, Inc. 

ESPN: how to best serve Hispanic sports fans

Great discussion with colleagues at a Somos ESPN hosted panel discussion in October about how ESPN is best serving Hispanic sports fans in English y español. The conversation focused on how the Worldwide Leader Of Sports leverages the deep pool of talent across platforms and networks in the U.S. and abroad  in producing content which…

NAHJ En México 

Me da mucho gusto ver podido asistir en la conferencia regional de la NAHJ en la Cuidad de México en Octubre. El panel: Periodismo deportivo en igualdad de género fue desarrollado por mi colega Mayra Letisia Gomez – quién es parte del comité NAHJ Sports Task Force. Dentro del panel, la ausencia aprendió sobre el…