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Jorge A. Plasencia, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Republica Havas, was recognized by the Hispanic Public Relations Association’s (HPRA) with its 2018 ¡BRAVO! Pioneer of the Year Award. The HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards are one to the most prestigious awards in U.S. Hispanic communications and marketing.

With AARP turning into an undisputed winner and in a combination of wins that straddled public affairs, media events and not-for-profit communications, d expósito & Partners, and its client AARP, walked away with three of the 2018 National ¡Bravo! Awards at this year’s New York ceremony of the Hispanic Public Relations Association.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) reveals the winners of the 2018 National ¡Bravo! Awards, the most prestigious awards in Hispanic marketing & communications recognizing the industry's finest campaigns across several categories.

PR agency ROX United, of UNITED COLLECTIVE, announced the appointment of Lisa Ruiz-Rogers to Managing Director.

Companies in Latin America will soon have access to national reputation rankings through which they will be able to measure their positioning facing different audiences, thanks to a partnership between Reputation Institute, a global consulting firm and Newlink, a collaborative consulting firm in South Florida with offices in Latin America, United States, and Europe.

The agency will be renamed Republica Havas and will remain headquartered in Miami, with expansion plans to other key U.S. markets including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Set under the stars on a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Los Angeles Chapter (HPRA-LA) will be awarding next week scholarships and recognizing a national organization, an actress from Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, and a Pulitzer prize-winning Hispanic journalist, all who are using their platforms to educate and uplift the Latino community.

A new survey data, recently released from the boutique PR firm Bospar, turned an eye on the ethics of the PR industry. The survey revealed how many PR professionals are willing to cross ethical boundaries to secure coverage. The survey zeroed in on PR professionals to determine where they draw the line between right and wrong.

Aida E. Rosario has been named Director of Community and Communications for Telemundo 47.

Ana G. Méndez University System (AGMUS) has been awarded the 2018 Excellence in New Communications Award in the Communications, Communities and Collaboration - Academic Division by the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) for the Tu Tienes Valor (You Have Courage) campaign.

ROX United of UNITED COLLECTIVE, recently tapped Alicia Lee, as Brand Director, to build brand strategy and elevate consumer engagement and activation initiatives for their core clients.

Republicad announced the appointment of marketing industry executive Jeannette Xenodakis as media director.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association, Los Angeles chapter (HPRA-LA) is accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Program.

Republica announced the promotions of Michael DeJesus and Federico Giraldo to creative directors. In their expanded roles, DeJesus and Giraldo will report to Chief Creative Officer (CCO) Milton Lebron and help lead the agency’s award-winning creative team.

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