Hispanicize 2014 Selects Latin Mixx as the Event’s Exclusive DJ Collective


Hispanicize 2014, the annual Latino trends event for influencers in music, media, social media, film and marketing, is partnering with Latin Mixx to be the official DJ collective partner of the event. “We’re proud to be working with Latin Mixx because they are the gold standard of Latino DJ collectives” Led by Dominican-American entrepreneur Kevin “Pills” Montano, Latin Mixx was founded in 2006 and today is known as the nation’s premier DJ collective for Hispanic DJs with more than 3,500 in their roster
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Media PRofile: Two-time Emmy Nominee and multimedia journalist Mariela Murdocco of News 12


Two-time Emmy Nominee and multimedia journalist Mariela Murdocco has been in the Spanish broadcast industry for over a decade. Mariela is currently the anchor and Producer for NEWS 12 Español. Her work has covered everything from the arts, music and entertainment to health, finance, education, politics, environment and community. Parallel to her work as a journalist, she is also an independent TV and documentary producer and does professional photography. Mariela is an active member of the National Association of
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MEDIA PROfile: Nina Terrero, web producer for NBC Latino

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NBCLatino.com is the new voice of American Hispanics. It takes Hispanic news beyond the usual conversation toward something empowered and energized. With powerful news, information and stories about successful and inspiring Hispanics, NBC Latino creates a unique space that reflects Hispanic pride.  One of the people behind this website is Nina Terrero, web producer for NBC Latino. Her role includes writing, producing, shooting and editing high-volume text and video content on a daily basis. She reports on food,
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Q&A: HPRA members of the month Zayda Rivera of Lagrant Communications and Pamela Corante-Hansen of Letra Nova

Zayda Rivera

Director, Multicultural Communications  

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Hispanic PRofile: Zayda Rivera What do you enjoy about PR in your line of work? I enjoy what I do because I feel like I'm truly making a difference in the world. My client is the largest health and health care philanthropy in the U.S. and I promote their programs and studies that impact the Latino communities in this country. I share information about how to make our communities healthier, more sustainable places to live and raise our children. For that, I feel I'm doing my part to create a brighter
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Maseca Launches New Campaign with Chef Maggie Jimenez and Latina Bloggers

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Maseca® launched a website and campaign with the aptly penned main tagline of "Maseca Nos Gusta." The website clearly reinforces Maseca® as a staple in Latin recipes, but also shines a light on its healthy and nutritious qualities. To help drive the message home, Maseca has partnered up with ten bloggers from varied Latino heritage backgrounds to develop content and amplify the brand's initiatives as Amigas Blogueras. The campaign produced by VRTCCOM, Maseca agency of record, capitalized on the image of Chef
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LatinoFoodie Blog Celebrates One Year Anniversary Highlighting Cultural Trends In Food And Beverage

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LOS ANGELES, CALIF., June 7 2012 – Not your average food blog, LatinoFoodie celebrates its one year anniversary this month titillating the taste buds of Southern Californians who have an interest in Latin food and culture. The blog develops and shares recipes, covers product launches and community events, conducts restaurant and cookbook reviews, and provides historical and social perspectives on food. In this upcoming year, LatinoFoodie will introduce a new initiative, interviewing top Latino influencers about
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Featured Blogger: Carolyn Gonzalez

Carolyn Gonzalez

Personal Blog:  http://caroincarolina.com Review Blog:  http://theartofrandomwillynillyness.com Email: carogonza1@yahoo.com HPRB: Tell us about yourself, any relevant journalism experience you have and why you started your blog? Carolyn: I am a Costa Rican-American. I was born and raised in Los Angeles and my parents are from Costa Rica. I lived most of my life in L.A. until I moved to Miami to attend the University of Miami. I met my husband in Miami and we have lived in various places around the country. I
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Featured Blogger: Carol Cain Founder, Publisher The Adventures of a NYCity Mama


Carol Cain Founder, Publisher The Adventures of a NYCity Mama www.nycitymama.com http://Babble.com http://blogs.babble.com/babble-new-york/ Twitter: @nycitymama HPRB: Tell us about your self, any relevant journalism experience you have and why you started your blog? Carol: I am a Brooklyn born Latina, who has spent most of her life in New York, but went to Middle School and High School in the Dominican Republic, where my family is from and where I developed a fluency in Spanish. I had a short stint in
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Hispanic Media Profile: Sylvia Franco Garcia of The Americano

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This week's Hispanic Blogger Profile is with Sylvia Franco Garcia of The Americano, a bilingual conservative blog build to engage Hispanics in the conversations we should be having, from the perspective of how they affect us. HPRB: Tell us about your self, any relevant journalism experience you have and why you started your blog? GARCIA: My name is Sylvia Franco Garcia. I graduated from the University of Miami in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish Language. Upon graduation, I worked as a writer and reporter for a
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