NHMC’s Impact Awards Luncheon honors Southern California media professionals and entities, as well as public servants and community leaders, whose achievements, generosity of spirit, and courage under fire have greatly benefited the region’s Latino community.
KTTV Fox 11 news anchor Laura Diaz and KCAL-9 news anchor Rick Garcia hosted the event. Notable guests include former Major League Baseball great, pitcher Fernando Valenzuela, as well as City of Pasadena Mayor, Bill Bogaard.
Kirk Whisler, President of Western Publication Research, Inc. –Outstanding Service and Commitment to the Latino Community
Kim Baldonado, NBC4 Southern California Reporter – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
Sam Rubin, KTLA Entertainment Reporter – Outstanding Integrity in Broadcast Journalism
Geoff Harris, NHMC Television Writers Program Mentor – Outstanding Service and Commitment to Latino Writers
Jaime Jarrín, Los Angeles Dodgers Spanish-Language Broadcaster –Excellence in Radio Broadcasting
NHMC President & CEO Alex Nogales, Hosts, Honorees & Fernando Valenzuela
Entravision Communications Corporation sponsored NHMC’s 11th Annual Impact Awards Luncheon. NHMC is also grateful to Platinum Sponsors Univision Communications, Inc, The Walt Disney and ABC Television Group, Fox Deportes / MundoFox, as well as Golden Sponsors CBS2/KCAL-9, NBC4 Southern California, and SOS Global Express.
The National Hispanic Media Coalition is a non-partisan, non-profit, media advocacy and civil rights organization established in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. Its mission is to educate and influence media corporations on the importance of including U.S. Latinos at all levels of employment. It augments the pool of Latino talent with its professional development programs. It challenges media that carelessly exploit negative Latino stereotypes. It scrutinizes and opines on media and telecommunications policy issues. Learn more at http://www.nhmc.org. Receive real-time updates on Facebook and Twitter @NHMC.
National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a woman-led 501(c)(3) non-profit civil and human rights organization that was founded to eliminate hate, discrimination, and racism toward the Latino communities.