MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: September 7, 2017
CONTACT: Clarissa Corona 213.718.0732 email@example.com
SEPT 7: Former Dodgers’ Fernando Valenzuela and Local Journalists to be Honored at National Hispanic Media Coalition Luncheon 15th Annual Los Angeles Impact Awards Luncheon Celebrates Local Latino Media LeadersLOS ANGELES – Just ahead of Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will honor local media professionals at its 15th annual Los Angeles Impact Awards Luncheon on September 7th in Universal City. All honorees have been selected for outstanding achievements and contributions to the region’s Latino community. Among the honorees will be legendary LA Dodger and 17-year Major League veteran, inducted into numerous Hall of Fames, Fernando Valenzuela. Valenzuela, who is now entering his third season calling games in Spanish on SportsNet LA and his 15th season as a Dodger broadcaster, will be the first ever recipient of NHMC’s Sports Legend Award. Laura Diaz, Emmy award-winning anchor, reporter and producer at Fox 11 News and Rick Garcia, Emmy award-winning anchor for CBS 2, will emcee the luncheon and awards presentation. Event Details: WHAT: Luncheon to honor Latino journalists for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the region’s Latino community. NHMC’s first Sports Legend Award will be given at this event to Fernando Valenzuela. WHO: Honorees include: Elsa Ramon, reporter and anchor for CBS2 and KCAL9 – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Julio Vaqueiro, anchor for Telemundo 52 – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Michelle Valles, reporter and anchor at NBC 4 – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Antonio Valverde, reporter and anchor at Univision 34 Los Angeles – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism Fernando Valenzuela, 17-year Major League veteran, Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame inductee, SportsNet LA broadcaster and Dodger broadcaster – Sports Legend Award WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2017 11:30 AM – Registration & Reception 12:00 PM – Luncheon WHERE: Sheraton Universal Hotel 333 Universal Hollywood Dr. Universal City, CA 91608 NHMC’s title luncheon sponsors are Univision & Fusion TV. RSVP: For credentials, please email Jareyah Bradley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
###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. Receive real-time updates on Facebook, Twitter @NHMC and Instagram @NHMC_org.]]>