NHMC Impact Awards Gala

Friday, February 28, 2020
Beverly Wilshire Hotel - 9500 Wilshire Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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Warner Bros. Pictures CEO & Chair Ann Sarnoff to Receive Impact Award for In The Heights Motion Picture at NHMC’s Impact Awards Gala

Magnum P.I. Lead, Jay Hernandez Among Other Honorees 

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a 34-year-old non-profit organization that builds bridges, creates opportunities, resources and connects the Latino talent to the entertainment industry. 

“We are elated to honor such a distinguished group of visionaries and trailblazers who advance equality and opportunities for Latinos in the media,” said Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO National Hispanic Media Coalition. “NHMC has come a long way in paving a path for Latinx to work in front of and behind the camera. We can’t have a coalition without collaboration, without building bridges. Our honorees are helping to build those bridges and we applaud and acknowledge their efforts with our Impact Award.”

2020 Impact Awards Gala Honorees

Visionary Impact Award: 

In the Heights Motion Picture

Ann Sarnoff, CEO & Chair, Warner Bros. Pictures

Outstanding Performance Impact Award: 

Jay Hernandez in Magnum P.I.

Outstanding Television Impact Award:

Party of Five

Amy Lippman, Executive Producer

Trailblazer Impact Award:

Ozzie Areu, Founder & CEO, Areu Bros. Studios

Note: More honorees to be announced.

NHMC’s Impact Awards Gala ceremony will take place on Friday, February 28th at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Tentative Event Schedule:

5:00 p.m. Media Check-In 
6:00 p.m. Red Carpet
6:00 p.m. Guest Reception
7:00 p.m. Ceremony & Dinner
9:00 p.m. VIP After Party

2020 Impact Awards Gala Dinner Committee:

  • Karey Burke, President, ABC Entertainment – Gala Co-Chair
  • Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, President, Univision Foundation – Gala Co-Chair
  • Brenda Victoria Castillo, President & CEO, National Hispanic Media Coalition
  • Jaime Davila, President & Co-Founder, Campanario Productions
  • Gilbert Davila, President & CEO, Davila Multicultural Insights
  • Craig Robinson, EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, NBCUniversal
  • Peter Lenkov, President of 101st Street Entertainment
  • Philip Sanchez, Vice President, Relationships Manager, City National Bank
  • Ivette Rodriguez, President, American Entertainment Marketing
  • Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, EVP, Entertainment diversity, Inclusion & Communications, CBS Entertainment 
  • Peter Villegas, Vice President & Head of Latin Affairs of Coca-Cola
  • Marie Sylla-Dixon, Vice President, Federal Government & External Affairs, T-Mobile 

2020 Impact Awards Gala Sponsors:

Univision Communications Inc. – Title Sponsor
The Walt Disney Company – Diamond Sponsor
T-Mobile – Diamond Sponsor
Comcast NBCUniversal – Diamond Sponsor
The Coca-Cola Company – Platinum Sponsor
Southwest Airlines – Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors
CBS Entertainment 
Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg 
Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein Lezcano Law Firm
Starz Entertainment

Titanium Sponsors
101st Street Entertainment
Campanario Entertainment
Davila Multicultural Insights
City National Bank

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The evening will begin with dinner at the Beverly Wilshire, and will be full of Latino talent and allies. There will be an after party to wrap up the night. All at the reduced price of reduced price of $275.

This promo expires 1/28/2020.

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For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Jennifer Oliva at joliva@nhmc.org

For media inquiries, please contact Jasmin Espada at jasmin@espadapr.com