“Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan, Star of Nat Geo WILD and Nat Geo Mundo, to be Named Recipient of Latinovator Award at Hispanicize 201

Cesar Rollerblading with Dogs

Best-selling author and pet industry entrepreneur Cesar Millan, star of hit programs on both Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo Mundo, has been named the second recipient of the Hispanicize 2012 Latinovator Awards for entrepreneurship. Hispanicize 2012 (http://www.HispanicizeEvent.com), the annual Latino trends event, will take place in Miami, April 10-13.
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HPRA Takes Decisive Step with New Leadership, Expanding Plans for Growth

 With new leadership comes new energy and ambition, making this a year for continued growth for the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Los Angeles chapter (HPRA-LA) as it announces the new incoming board and welcomes new members.  With the new board, HPRA-LA will build upon strategic partnerships and strengthen its commitment to provide PR professionals and students the resources to thrive in this evolving Hispanic public relations industry. "Our commitment to fostering key strategic partnerships and increasing
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LISTA & the National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology Announce Congressman Charles A. Gonzalez as their “Lifetime Achiever Award” Recipient


Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association and the National Latino Alliance on Health Information Technology announced today that the recipient of their 2011 Government Beacon Lifetime Achievement Award is the Honorable Congressman Charles Gonzalez The Government Beacon Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a government official who has gone above and beyond to represent his community. Congressman Gonzales will be honored at a special awards ceremony luncheon at the Office of Mayor Vincent Gray in
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Finalists Announced for 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards


Telemundo announced the finalists for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards presented by State Farm® during a special live telecast of its morning show “Levantate.”  Don Omar, Pitbull, Prince Royce, Mana, Romeo Santos, Shakira and Wisin & Yandel, are among the top finalists competing in multiple categories. Daddy Yankee, Juanes and Jenni Rivera make up the initial line-up of leading musical acts confirmed to perform.  The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 26 at BankUnited Center at the
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Despegando Takes Off in Delta’s SKY Magazine


New Spanish-language section of SKY magazine, featuring Colombian actress Sofía Vergara, launches as Delta continues Latin American growth Delta Air Lines has launched Despegando, a new Spanish-language section of SKY magazine. The first issue of the eight-page section, which will be available in the March 1 edition of SKY, features Colombian actress Sofía Vergara. It also highlights places to discover, explores style and inspiration, offers travel advice and celebrity interviews among other features tailored to
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Javier Saralegui Joins the Board of Directors of YaSabe


YaSabe, the leading local and mobile search provider for U.S. Hispanics announced today that Javier Saralegui will join the Board of Directors of YaSabe effective immediately.  Saralegui will help to chart the strategic direction of the company and will be involved in matters related to sales and marketing and in forging relationships withstrategic partners. “YaSabe solves an important problem in the marketplace”, said Saralegui, “Hispanics are the fastest growing demographic online yet there is little or no
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Nationwide Insurance Agency Seeking Independent Agents to Serve Hispanic Market [JOB ALERT]

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Background on company -  Founded in the 1980s by veteran insurance industry executives Nancy Rivera-Ellis and David Ellis, Life & Annuity Masters is a nationwide insurance marketing organization that develops specialized coverage programs from major carriers and supports a network of more than 20,000 independent agents. To learn more about Life & Annuity Masters, visit www.laaminc.com. Requirements: Substantial life and annuity sales experience An ACTIVE LIFE and ANNUITY INSURANCE LICENSE Excellent
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California Agency Seeks Social Media Community Manager [JOB ALERT]

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California ad agency Grupo Gallegos is seeking a community manager who might be interested in a full time position to manage social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc) for several clients. The ideal candidate must have at least 2/ 3 years of experience in managing social media for brands and have an extensive presence in social media.  Responsibilities range from planning content calendar, writing postings/tweets, interacting with followers, monitoring analytics, identifying what's working/ what's
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Top Hispanic Brand Advertisers, Case Studies and Research Highlight Ambitious Hispanic Advertising Track of Hispanicize 2012

Hispanic advertising collage of speakers (FINAL)

Some of the nation’s most respected leaders from Hispanic brands, research and agencies will present at Hispanicize 2012 (http://www.HispanicizeEvent.com) as part of the event’s sweeping Hispanic advertising and integrated marketing agenda unveiled today. Now in its third year, Hispanicize 2012 (April 10-13 in Miami) is the annual event focused on Latino trends and trendsetters in social media, marketing, entertainment, and media. “Our Hispanic advertising sessions track is completely brand, research and
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GM Diversity Initiatives Recognized by USHLI

Alma Guajardo-Crossley with Dr. Juan Andrade

Alma Guajardo-Crossley receives the Corporate Visionary Award The U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute, one of the most powerful nationally and internationally recognized Latino organizations in the country, will present the “Corporate Visionary Award” to Alma Guajardo-Crossley, Director of Diversity Initiatives for General Motors, tonight during the Corporate and Community Leadership Awards Dinner at the 30th National Conference of the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute being held in
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Tony Dieste to return to Dieste, Inc. as Chairman


Greg Knipp, CEO of leading Multicultural advertising agency Dieste Inc., today announced the return of Tony Dieste to the agency team. The co-founder of Dieste will serve as Chairman and officially starts in the Dallas-based agency on February 22nd. In the past few years, since his departure in 2008, Tony has been active in the private equity markets, serving as both investor, operator and CEO of different companies, some focused on mobile platforms, cloud-based and spectrum technologies. “I asked Tony to return
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