Experian® and Univision Communications launch Spanish-language solution to meet credit-related needs of Hispanics


  Experian Consumer Services-Affinity, the unit of Experian that provides credit monitoring and identity protection products as co-branding opportunities to businesses, and Univision Communications Inc., the  media company serving Hispanic America, announced the launch of a Spanish-language, credit-focused product and online financial resource center for the U.S. Hispanic community. Each organization has contributed its respective expertise creating Credito y Mas, a customized and culturally-relevant product
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Hispanicize 2015 and Latina Mom Bloggers Launch Tecla Awards for Excellence in Latino Blogging, Micro-Blogging and Social Media Marketing

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Hispanicize 2015, the nation’s largest annual Latino trends, newsmakers and marketing event, and its sister company the Latina Mom Bloggers network today announced the launch of the Tecla Awards for excellence in Latino blogging, micro-blogging and social media marketing. “These prestigious awards will showcase the increasingly sophisticated and impressive work that Latino bloggers, micro bloggers, journalists, brands and agencies are executing in the digital multicultural space” “These prestigious awards will
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NHLA Celebrates Three Years of Community Outreach and Positive Change


The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), the organization for the economic and professional development of the landscape industry's Hispanic American workforce, is celebrating its third anniversary by offering 20 percent discounts on selected memberships throughout July and August. New members will have access to a variety of NHLA benefits including one-of-a-kind partnerships with industry leaders and resources for professional growth. Memberships eligible for the 20 percent anniversary discount include
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Hispanic Chamber of E-Commerce To Support First Startup Weekend Event In Spanish In The U.S.


Nestled between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Santa Maria is part of a Central Coast hotbed of rising entrepreneurial activity. Set to take place on August 1st - 3rd, Startup Weekend Santa Maria is aimed at accelerating entrepreneurship in an arena where Hispanics account for 70% of the population. Offering a dynamic runway for launching new ideas, Startup Weekend Santa Maria brings a robust mix of mentorship, idea generation, unmatched networking, team building, and startup community energy. “Startup Weekend is a
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LatiNation Nominated for Imagen Award


LATV Networks, the national, bi-cultural, bi-lingual entertainment network is proud to announce that its syndicated English-language property, LatiNation, distributed by the LATV’s subsidiary American Latino Syndication, has been nominated for an Imagen Award. LatiNation, now in its 11th season, will be up for the “Best National Informational Show.” The nationally syndicated program is a weekly magazine show hosted and produced by journalist/comedian Humberto Guida that explores the American Latino experience
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Vme Kids contest to find bilingual talent


Part of Vme’s strategy to boost bilingual content for the audience of its channel Vme Kids contemplates a contest that will last several months to find talent who can speak both English and Spanish and can deliver the channel’s message. “We’re trying to improve the learning of both languages, not ‘Spanglish.’ We want kids to learn the language well without losing their culture. We’re looking for special talent who can offer not just a face, but can deliver that message honestly,” told PRODU Ralph
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NYLON Media Launches NYLON Espanol


NYLON Media Inc. will expand throughout the Americas and publish Spanish language print and digital editions of its flagship NYLON Magazine and NYLON Guys Magazine. NYLON Espanol S.A DE C.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of NYLON Media Inc. located in Mexico City, will publish NYLON Espanol and NYLON Guys Espanol under a full license agreement with the new U.S. based owners of NYLON Media Inc.  NYLON Espanol, at the newsstand August 2014, and NYLON Guys Espanol, on sale September 2014, will be distributed throughout
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Record-Breaking Viewership & Ratings for 2014 NBA Finals on ESPN Deportes


The 2014 NBA Finals on ESPN Deportes out delivered last year’s Finals, making it the highest-rated and most-watched NBA Finals in Spanish-language television (among HH, P2+, P18-49). A total of 2,165,000 Hispanics (P2+) tuned-in to ESPN Deportes during the five games—that is +7% more than 2013’s seven-game championship series. The five-game series averaged a 0.7 Hispanic Household coverage rating – up +40% from last year’s Game 1-5 –, with an audience of 161,000 Hispanic viewers (P2+) – up 69% from last
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Wells Fargo Empower Hispanic High School Juniors with the Youth Leadership Institute


The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF), the nation's not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, will bring the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI), a three-day, overnight college empowerment conference to five cities across the U.S this summer. The top 100 Latino high school junior applicants in each region have been selected to participate in this year's series. The program is designed to give these students the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have
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Diageo Named Corporate Advocate Of The Year By Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Of Metro Denver


Diageo, the beer and wine company, has been recognized by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver (Hispanic Chamber) as the Corporate Advocate of the Year.  The Hispanic Chamber jointly awarded Diageo and Beverage Distributors, along with nine other individuals and companies, for their "outstanding leadership and support in the Hispanic community" at the organization's 28th Annual Business Awards Luncheon. Comprised of small-business owners, corporate representatives, community leaders, and association members
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EthniFacts, a next generation consumer research consultancy and insights provider based in Texas, New York and Washington D.C., announced  the launch of the America Reimagined website and CulturEdge Countdown Clock, which sets the tipping point moment for the U.S. to pass 50% in its multicultural mix on August 22, 2014 at 7:56 PM EDT. Existing projections for a multicultural America, using only individual race and Hispanic origin status, put the minority-majority tipping point at 2043. The new EthniFacts tipping point
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ALPFA names Charles P. Garcia Chief Executive Officer


The Board of Directors of ALPFA (pronounced Alpha), one of the nation's established Latino professional organizations, selected Charles P. Garcia as its new chief executive officer to succeed longtime CEO Manny Espinoza. "After an extensive search, we are thrilled to welcome Charlie, who is passionate about our mission of developing Latino business leaders and driving value to our constituency. Our organization will truly benefit from his experience as a Fortune 500 board member, leadership at the highest levels of
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