<![CDATA[FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014
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Seven Los Angeles Media Professionals Honored at 12th Annual NHMC Local Impact Awards Luncheon
LOS ANGELES — The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) honored seven media professionals at the 12th Annual NHMC Local Impact Awards Luncheon at the Hilton Universal City in Los Angeles last Thursday. FOX 11 news anchor Laura Diaz and CBS2 news anchor Rick Garcia were the event’s masters of ceremonies.More than 200 industry leaders gathered to recognize local talent in Los Angeles — the second largest designated market area (DMA), and largest DMA by Latino population, in the country — for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the region’s Latino community. [caption id="attachment_5461" align="alignright" width="300"] NHMC Executive Vice President & General Counsel Jessica J. González, Mekahlo Medina, Talaya Trigueros, Rick Garcia, Norma Roque, Pepe Mantilla, A Martínez, NHMC President & CEO Alex Nogales, Alysha del Valle, Laura Diaz, and Alex Cohen (Photo: NHMC/Brian Biery)[/caption]
A Martínez, co-host of KPCC’s “Take Two” – Excellence in Radio Broadcasting
Alex Cohen, co-host of KPCC’s “Take Two” – Excellence in Radio Broadcasting
Alysha Del Valle, ABC7 Eyewitness News traffic reporter – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
José “Pepe” Mantilla, Los Angeles Lakers Spanish-language radio commentator – Excellence in Radio Broadcasting
Mekahlo Medina, NBC4 Southern California technology and social media anchor/reporter – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
Norma Roque, Univision 34 reporter – Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
Talaya Trigueros, 94.7 KTWV “The WAVE” radio personality – Excellence in Radio Broadcasting
To view photographs, visit: www.flickr.com/nhmc.
Click here to view a message from NHMC President and CEO Alex Nogales.Univision Communications Corporation, Inc. sponsored the 12th Annual NHMC Local Impact Awards Luncheon. Other sponsors include The Walt Disney Company and Disney ABC Television Group, Nielsen, Entravision Communications Corporation, Edison International, NBC4 Southern California, CBS2/KCAL9, Union Bank, and The Los Angeles Lakers, Inc.
The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a media advocacy and civil rights organization for the advancement of Latinos, working towards a media that is fair and inclusive of Latinos, and towards universal, affordable, and open access to communications. Learn more at www.nhmc.org. Receive real-time updates on Facebook and Twitter @NHMC.
La Coalición Nacional Hispana ante los Medios (NHMC, por sus siglas en inglés) es una organización de abogacía en los medios de comunicación y de derechos civiles que impulsa el avance de latinos a través de la nación. NHMC trabaja para lograr medios de comunicación justos e inclusivos de latinos, así como acceso universal y abierto a las redes de comunicaciones.]]>
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.
Los Angeles, CA