NEW YORK, NY – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Diversity Committee will host Manny Ruiz, Co-Publisher of the Hispanic PR Blog and organizer of the 2010 Hispanic PR & Social Media Marketing Conference ( as the speaker for a national Virtual Idea Swap teleseminar focused on Hispanic Social Media on Monday, May 3 at 2 p.m. ET.

To register for this free teleseminar go to:

The free Virtual Idea Swap will be the first one held free by the PRSA Diversity Committee.  Ruiz, the top marketing blogger on Hispanic PR and social media topics, will share information about this unique topic and current facts about the Hispanic social media space.

During this swap, Ruiz will discuss the following questions:

· What are the challenges of reaching Latinos in the U.S. through social media?

· What are the latest trends?

· What resources do you use to reach Latinos in the U.S. through social media?

This is a great opportunity to informally learn more about this topic, implement new ideas, share your experiences, ask your questions and find out more information.  The session will be moderated by Sonia Sroka, Chair of the PRSA Diversity Committee and Vice President of Hispanic Marketing at Porter Novelli.

About the Presenter

Manny Ruiz is co-publisher of the Hispanic PR Blog, the leading marketing trade journal of the Hispanic public relations and social media industries, and the founder/organizer of the Hispanic PR & Social Media Conference <> . Both are business units of Hispanic Media Trainers, LLC.

Prior to launching the blog and national tradeshow, Manny was President of Multicultural Markets and Hispanic PR Wire for PR Newswire. Prior to PR Newswire’s acquisition of Hispanic PR Wire, Hispanic Digital Network and LatinClips in 2008, companies he founded, Ruiz was Chairman and CEO of HispaniMark, the parent company of these three businesses.

A media trailblazer, former journalist, award-winning PR professional and dynamic keynote speaker on media trends, Ruiz is often sought after for his expertise on media, PR and public affairs. A longtime member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Ruiz is the immediate past co-chair of PRSA’s national diversity committee and the host/co-founder of the organization’s national monthly podcast “PRSA Diversity Today.” He has also served as a board member of the PRSA Miami Chapter.

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