Study finds Minorities aren’t well represented in environmental groups

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Minorities and people of color have not managed to break the “green ceiling” inside environmental organizations, and remain underrepresented on their staffs, according to a report released Monday. The report found that while people of color make up about 38% of the U.S. population, they represent 12% to 15.5% of the staffs of environmentally focused foundations, nonprofits and government agencies. None of the largest environmental organizations have a person of color as president, vice president or
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Lopez Negrete’s Juan Alanis Named Top 100 Houston Social Media Power Influencer

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 This month, Houston's Top 100 Social Media Power Influencers of 2014 were announced, including Lopez Negrete Communications' own Juan Alanis. A senior account supervisor for Lopez Negrete, Alanis was listed among the city's top 50 influencers for his role at the premier full-service agency. Lopez Negrete Communications is the nation's largest independent, Hispanic- owned-and-operated, full-service agency specializing in Hispanic marketing. Prior to joining Lopez Negrete, Alanis founded and developed the award-winning
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Former Comcast Executive Mauro Panzera joins Olympusat

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Olympusat welcomes its new Chief Operating Officer Mauro Panzera, who reports to the CEO, Tom Mohler. Panzera, who has over 35 years of international business experience, served as Senior Director of Multicultural Marketing for Comcast Cable for 7 years until 2009. As the new COO, Panzera will spearhead Olympusat's day-to-day operations, including personnel development, departmental leadership and financial goal management, with a focus on improving the operating efficiency and global growth. Born in Venezuela to
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BREAKING: Hispanic Market Weekly Editorial Director Cynthia Corzo leaving HMW; Diego Vasquez taking editorial reigns

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Hispanic Market Weekly's longtime Editorial Director Cynthia Corzo, a partner and owner of the venerable marketing trade media company which she has been with for 10 years, announced today that Friday will be her last day as the full time editor of HMW.  In a letter to Hispanic market industry insiders and friends Corzo said she will be joining Florida International University as assistant director of communications-College of Business, an "opportunity that was simply too good to refuse." Effective immediately HMW
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República jumps to No. 15 in new Advertising Age rankings of largest Hispanic/multicultural agencies


Advertising Age released its annual national ranking of the top 50 Hispanic/multicultural agencies in the United States, and República moved up five notches up to No. 15. The independent agency debuted on the list in 2009 at No. 49 and is one of only a few that is not owned by a multinational agency holding company.
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Latina Mom Bloggers Network Workshop: Leverage Your Content with Your Own Flipboard Magazine

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Join Latina Mom Bloggers and Flipboard on Thursday, July 31st at 1pm ET for a network workshop webinar on how to broaden your audience and extend your blog content reach. About Flipboard Flipboard is your personal magazine. It’s the most popular way to catch up on the news you care about, discover amazing things from around the world, or stay connected to the people closest to you. Inspired by the beauty and ease of print media, Flipboard is designed so you can easily flip through the stories, videos and images
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DISH To Be Honored At Hispanic Television Summit For DishLATINO

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DISH Network hrough its DishLATINO brand will be honored with the Leadership in Hispanic Television Award within the provider/advertiser category during the Awards Luncheon ceremony at the 12th Annual Hispanic Television Summit on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the New York Marriott Marquis. This annual award is presented by leading business publications in the television industry, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News. The Hispanic Television Summit is the signature annual event for those in the business of
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Walmart Names Greg Foran President and CEO of Walmart U.S.

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Today, Walmart announced that Greg Foran, 53, has been promoted to President and CEO of Walmart U.S. Foran succeeds Bill Simon who has been in the role since June 2010 and will be transitioning out of the company. “It’s been an honor to work for Walmart over the past eight years, and this felt like the right time to move on and focus on my next opportunity. I look forward to helping the company as much as I can over the next six months.” Foran will assume his responsibilities on August 9 and will report directly
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NAHJ to Honor Key Media Companies at NCLR San Antonio in August

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists honored four media companies that reflect NAHJ’s mission of dedication to the recognition and professional advancement of Latinos in media. These companies, said NAHJ in a release, are making a concerted effort to increase the visibility of Latinos in their newsrooms, and working hard to accurately represent the Latino community in the media. They will be honored on Saturday, August 9th during the Hall of Fame Gala at NAHJ’s 2014 Convention in San Antonio when we
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La Raza Newspaper and Order Express Establish Partnership

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La Raza Newspaper and Order Express Inc announced today their strategic partnership in which Order Express will provide classified advertising services in 30 of their locations in the Chicagoland area. With this partnership, Order Express and La Raza will provide an additional service with the objective of promoting commerce among the Hispanic community, thus generating more business opportunities. This new business initiative allows La Raza customers to place their classified advertising in print and online
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Three Discovery en Español Productions Nominated for Emmy Awards

Discovery en Español announced that three of its original productions have been nominated by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the News and Documentary Emmy® Awards. The nominated productions were   Huesos que Hablan, Narco Armas and Trata de Mujeres: De Tenancingo a Nueva York. “We are proud of these nominations that recognize the quality of our content as well as our ability to tell real-life based stories in the tone and way that is mostly preferred by the Latino and Hispanic
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Telemundo Arizona Expands Local News, hires additional staff

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Telemundo Arizona today announced it is launching two hours of local weekend news to better serve the Hispanic audience in the Phoenix and Tucson markets. Starting this weekend, the station will air a half-hour of local news at 4:30 PM and at 10 PM (MST) on both Saturdays and Sundays, in addition to its current lineup of Monday through Friday local news. To support the new newscasts, Telemundo Arizona is hiring a dozen additional staff members to deliver local team coverage from breaking news events and live reports
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