NHMC to Celebrate Washington, D.C. Impact Awards Reception


                                                                                                            CONTACT:    Inez Gonzalez igonzalez@www.nhmc.org (213) 718-0740

NHMC to Recognize Senator Menendez and Congresswoman Roybal-Allard

Washington, D.C. – November 13, 2012 – Tomorrow evening, the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will present Senator Robert Menendez and Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard with Impact Awards for their outstanding service and commitment to the Latino community at its annual Washington, D.C. Impact Awards Reception hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters at their headquarters. Several years ago, NHMC began honoring those individuals or entities whose achievements, generosity of spirit, and courage under fire, have greatly benefited the welfare of the nation in the areas of media and telecommunications. Past honorees have included FCC Commissioners Mignon L. Clyburn and Michael J. Copps, and then-Congresswoman Hilda Solis. Additional sponsorship opportunities can be found at: http://www.nhmc.org/content/impact-awards-reception. WHO: Alex Nogales, President & CEO of NHMC Honorees: Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-AllardOutstanding Service and Commitment to the Latino Community Senator Robert MenendezOutstanding Service and Commitment to  the Latino Community WHEN:  Wednesday, November 14, 2012 5:30PM Reception 6:15 PM Remarks WHERE:National Association of Broadcasters 1771 N Street NW Washington, D.C. 20036


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 http://www.nhmc.org. Receive real-time updates on Facebook and Twitter @NHMC.