ADVISORY: THURS NOV. 9 in NYC: Local Latino Impact Awards in Media Honor Veteran NY Journalist, Local Network President, Mitú Online Storyteller, and Brooklyn’s Oldest Latino Community Group

Media Advisory For:
November 9, 2017

Contact:
Jareyah Bradley
jareyah@balestramedia.com
908.242.4822

THURS NOV. 9 in NYC: Local Latino Impact Awards in Media Honor Veteran NY Journalist, Local Network President, Mitú Online Storyteller, and Brooklyn’s Oldest Latino Community Group

National Hispanic Media Coalition Convenes 3rd Annual New York Impact Awards Reception to Honor Local Latino Leaders

NEW YORK— On Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 pm, the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will honor media professionals based in the New York-area for their leadership and contributions to the Latino community. Honorees are represented on a variety of platforms including print, TV, digital and the non-profit sector.

Event Details:

WHAT: Reception honoring New York area trailblazers whose achievements, generosity of spirit and courage under fire, have greatly benefited the Latino community.

WHO:

Honorees include:

Gerson Borrero, Editor-at-large for City & State Magazine; Political Editor and Host, HITN; Political Commentator, Spectrum News NY1/NY1 Noticias – Excellence in Media Journalism

Kat Lazo, Online Content Creator, and Video Producer, Mitú – Excellence in Online Storytelling

Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director, UPROSE – Outstanding Service and Commitment to the Latino Community

J. David (Dave) Davis, President, and General Manager, WABC-TV – Outstanding Service and Commitment to the Latino community

Jeanine Ramirez, reporter for Spectrum News NY1 and former NHMC Impact Award recipient, will emcee the event.

WHEN:

Thursday, November 9, 2017
6:30 pm – Reception
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Program

WHERE:

Google Chelsea Market
75 Ninth Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011

RSVP: For credentials, please email: jareyah@balestramedia.com

In 2015, NHMC began a tradition of honoring those individuals or entities from the New York area whose achievements, generosity of spirit, and courage under fire, have greatly benefited the welfare of the Latino community. Past NHMC Impact Award recipients include: Jeanine Ramirez (NY1 News), Joe Torres (WABC-TV), Lynda Baquero (NBC 4 New York), Esteban Creste (Univision 41), and former Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, Cynthia López. The event gathers over 150 local industry leaders.

NHMC’s title reception sponsor is Google.

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The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is the media watchdog for the Latino community, ensuring that we are fairly and consistently represented in news and entertainment and that our voices are heard over the airwaves and on the internet.

We exist to challenge executives and influencers throughout the entertainment and news industry to eliminate barriers for Latinos to express themselves and be heard through every type of medium. NHMC works to bring decision-makers to the table to open new opportunities for Latinos to create, contribute and consume programming that is inclusive, free from bias and hate rhetoric, affordable and culturally relevant.

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