The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) announces the launch of its newest chapter, HPRA Texas.

Natalie Boden, the founder and president of BODEN Agency, was inducted into the 2020 PRWeek Hall of Femme during a virtual ceremony that brought together hundreds of industry professionals. This award is the highest accolade in the communications profession and recognizes professionals who have transformed the industry and who serve as a source of inspiration to the next generation of PR leaders.

Business must now decide how to manage three intertwined issues: Covid-19 and the ensuing economic downturn; the necessity of action on diversity, equality, and inclusion; and the election, which is prompting deep partisan divides.

Marketing firm Pinta will support Dr. Seuss Enterprises within the Latinx market in the U.S. with a robust program inclusive of advertising, digital, influencer and PR. The expansion within the Latinx market is the latest move by Dr. Seuss Enterprises, as they continue to recognize the significance of reaching these consumers, while furthering its presence on a global scale.  

Carla Santiago has been appointed General Manager of Edelman Miami effective September 1st.

PRSA recently hosted a webinar in its Diverse Dialogues series to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. Featuring some of the country’s leading LGBTQ communications professionals, the event covered how PR practitioners can engage with and support the LGBTQ community.  by Kimberly Aldunate

Learn from 2020 PRWeek Hall of Femme recipient Natalie Boden, founder and president of BODEN, about the power of PR and how brands can build trust, reputation and drive market growth in 2020.

It’s Asian American Pacific Heritage Month, and despite the current crisis, Asian Americans have much to celebrate. For years, this fast-growing, highly diverse multicultural group has been largely ignored by marketers, for reasons varying from “too many diverse subcultures” to “too many different languages” to “the general market advertising will reach them.” We’re seeing that now, more than ever before, Asian Americans are a galvanized group (the fastest-growing multicultural group in the U.S. with a buying power of $1.2 trillion), presenting more opportunities for brands to build trust and an emotional connection with them.

It was nearly eight weeks ago when Golin announced we would begin working from home and it’s hard to believe how far my reality has shifted since then. It was a gradual process. At first, I continued visiting client offices, I set up a home office that best worked around my sons’ schedules and I pulled my oldest from school. Then it hit stronger; I stopped seeing friends and engaging in social activities. I could no longer see family and neighbors had to stay a wave away. Inevitably, my life inside the walls of my home became my entire world – my sanctuary, school, gym, office and so much more.  By Cristina Verdeja Zaldívar - GOLIN / Director

She dreamed of becoming a librarian.  As a child, Natalie Boden would spend hours organizing books on her shelves. She even developed her own card catalog filing system.  The Honduran native today is the founder and President of BODEN, a public relations and social media agency which counts McDonald’s, Target and UnitedHealthcare among its clients.  By Court Stroud

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) announced today an impactful change to its national board of directors

Miami based Boden, launched the COVID-19 Hispanic Public Relations Resource, an online guide that helps brands connect with and support the Hispanic community.

Many industry sectors may decrease marketing and advertising spending this year as a result of slower sales and profits. MAGNA expects the impact on revenues to be severe for the Travel and Restaurant industries, moderate for Retail and Automotive, mild for Consumer PackagedGoods (CPG/FMCG) and potentially positive for Ecommerce and Home Entertainment (SVOD).

While solutions exist, myriad problems continue to erode the trust between clients and their agencies

Combate Americas has begun scaling its digital audience and monetizing its various platforms.  To help lead the effort, the sports league has engaged full-service, cross-cultural agency Pinta.