FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2014
CONTACT Brian Pacheco, NHMC email@example.com (213) 718-0732
PASADENA, Calif. – Joe Earley, Chief Operating Officer at Fox Broadcasting, will join previously announced speakers CBS Entertainment Chairman Nina Tassler, NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke, and ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee in a keynote panel session moderated by NHMC President & CEO Alex Nogales at the 3rd Annual NHMC MediaCon, to be held at the Hilton Universal City Hotel on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
The network executives will discuss the changing climate in broadcast television and what is in store for the future. They will also address the importance of diversity and the networks’ efforts to include more Latinos, other people of color, and women both in front and back of camera.
The 2014 NHMC MediaCon will also feature a dynamic line-up of media and entertainment experts, including HBO Vice President of Original Programming, David Levine; noted film director, writer and producer Gregory Nava (“Mi Familia,” “Selena,” “Frida”); Google Sr. Policy Counsel Katherine Oyama; NBC Entertainment and Universal Television Studios Vice President of Programming Talent Development and Inclusion, Karen Horne; UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Director Chon Noriega; and National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) Executive Director, Axel Caballero.
The 2014 NHMC MediaCon will cover the following topics:
For full conference agenda, speaker biographies, or to register, visit www.nhmc.org/mediacon.
NHMC MediaCon is the premier annual event designed to advance the image and careers of Latinos in media, presented by the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC). NHMC MediaCon convenes industry executives, national media influencers, media insiders, celebrities, as well as diversity, public relations and marketing professionals to network, share best practices, and discuss the role Latinos are playing in trends and emerging issues in the entertainment industry.
Sponsors for the 3rd Annual NHMC MediaCon include Univision Communications, Inc., Comcast NBCUniversal, Entravision Communications Corporation, Edison International, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and CBS Corporation. Media partners include Latin Heat Magazine and SAG-AFTRA. For sponsorship opportunities contact Brenda Rivas at (626) 792-6462 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous keynote speakers at NHMC MediaCon include worldwide pioneer and entertainment industry leader Haim Saban, Chairman and CEO of the Saban Capital Group, and Walter Ulloa, CEO of Entravision Communications Corporation. Past panelists include Pantelion Films Chairman James McNamara, Pantelion Films CEO Paul Presburger, ImpreMedia CEO Monica Lozano, Emmy Award-winning Univision news anchor María Elena Salinas, Filly Brown star Gina Rodriguez, Criminal Minds executive producer Ed Bernero, Williams Morris/Endeavor (WME) talent agent Eric Rovner, and Emmy Award-winning journalist Giselle Fernandez, among others.
For media credentials and inquiries please contact Brian Pacheco at (213) 718-0732 or email@example.com.
###About NHMC 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 www.nhmc.org. Receive real-time updates on Facebook and Twitter @NHMC.]]>