HMC announces Shortlist for the 2023 HMC Strategic Excellence Aawards

After a record number of entries, 16 US-based agencies representing 27 campaigns in seven categories have made the shortlist of finalists for the Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) Strategic Excellence Awards, the only award competition of its kind recognizing strategic excellence in Hispanic marketing and advertising and cultural fluency*. Winners will be announced at the HMC 2023 Annual Summit in New York City on April 27.

The Hispanic Growth Engine Post Pandemic

A key responsibility of marketers is to identify growth opportunities. It would be easy to overlook the strength of the U.S. Hispanic market if you were not aware of their impressive economic performance before and during the pandemic. The Latino Donor Collaborative published their latest annual report that paints a powerful picture of resilience. It confirms the dominance of Latinos in the growth of the new mainstream economy.  By Roberto Orci


Telemundo Deportes, the U.S. broadcast home of Chivas de Guadalajara, will present week-long exclusive coverage of El Clásico De México from Mexico City and Guadalajara across all platforms. Coverage kicks off today, March 14, featuring Clásico Week celebrations leading up to the match between the biggest rivals in Mexican soccer, Chivas and América.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises inspires Latinas to ‘CHANGE THE GAME’

In celebration of Women’s History Month, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises unveiled a powerful new campaign titled “Change the Game” (Cambia el Juego), under the company’s award-winning corporate social responsibility initiative, Unstoppable Women (Mujeres Imparables). The new multiplatform initiative seeks to inspire, inform, and ignite a community of unstoppable Latino women to shift their perspective and “change the game” of life.

Canela.TV premieres 100% Futbol for Soccer Fans

Canela Media announced new programming for soccer fans on Canela.TV’s sports- focused vertical Canela Deportes, 100% Futbol. The show will air live three times per week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday exclusively on Ca

Eli Vazquez named EVP of Telemundo Deportes

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced Eli Velazquez, Executive Vice President of Sports, will assume leadership of Telemundo Deportes, the network’s award-winning sports division, reporting to Beau Ferrari, Chairman, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.

Black Americans are Pushing the Boundaries of American Media and Entertainment

Black Americans are key drivers of American popular culture both as creators and consumers. Their artistic endeavors and media consumption help drive the $720 Billion media and entertainment economy. As part of The Black Consumer Project, our four-part consumer research series, we looked at specifics of how Black Americans engage with media and entertainment.

When It Comes To Advertising, Multicultural Representation Is Not Enough

As we close another Super Bowl cycle, I've been approached by some media outlets asking my opinion about the lack of representation of multicultural consumers, mainly Hispanics, in this year's roster of brands that invested in the big game.  By Isaac Mizrahi - CEO of ALMA Agency

2023 sports industry outlook [REPORT]

The growth and transformation of the sports industry is forcing organizations to take a more sophisticated approach—one that makes the industry more attractive for investors, more immersive for fans, and more supportive of athletes. To make sure this happens, it’s important for sports organizations to look ahead for possible events and actions that can change how the future unfolds.

How Black Americans Celebrate Holidays and Traditions

Celebrations are positive ways for communities to connect and families to bond. How we celebrate differs by ethnicity, values, traditions, and even geography.

Is your Brand one of 2022’s Most Culturally Inclusive Hispanic Brands?

The Cultural Inclusion Accelerator™ in partnership with ANA AIMM celebrated the Most Culturally Inclusive Brands of 2022 after a massive of study of 716 ads from America’s 100 leading brands gathering 250,000 evaluations across 104K respondents of Asian, Black, Hispanic, LGBTQ+, People with Disabilities, and White Non-Hispanics.

Telemundo Deportes to broadcast FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023

As the exclusive Spanish-language home of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, Telemundo Deportes will present coverage of the Intercontinental Playoffs of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ taking place Feb. 17-22, featuring 10 nations competing for the final three spots.

Super Bowl LVII Ads – Latinos still nearly absent

When Dr. Ines Poza started tracking ethnic representation in Super Bowl ads about 20 years ago, she noticed, "animals were featured as protagonists more often than minorities, with Latinos nowhere to be seen.

AIMM reveals America’s Most Culturally Inclusive Brands Awards

New Cultural Inclusion Accelerator's CIIM™ data, in partnership with ANA's AIMM, reveals top overall brands perceived as most culturally inclusive among Multicultural & Inclusive consumers, as well as top brands perceived by Asian, Black, Hispanic, LGBTQ, and People with Disabilities segments.

Marta Gerdes passes ……

Marta Gerdes recently passed, a veteran Hispanic & Multicultural marketing executive.  Ms. Gerdes was a well known and beloved executive with ties to many in our industry. She was recently VP Marketing at Tampico Beverages Inc. and Chief Brand Officer, Latin America at McDonald’s and serve in many other capacities in our industry.

Super Bowl viewership transcends platforms and devices

Make no mistake about it, the Super Bowl is the biggest TV event of the year—by a massive margin. Last year’s game attracted more than 101 million viewers, cementing viewership of 100 million-plus for 11 of the past 12 years. For context, the most watched new primetime program in the fall 2022 TV season attracted a viewership of 5.8 million.

Telemundo present first digital Spanish-language coverage of Super Bowl LVII

Telemundo Deportes will present complete Spanish-language coverage of Super Bowl LVII across Telemundo digital platforms with support from the network shows starting today, Feb. 9 through Monday, Feb. 13.

Telemundo Deportes to broadcast 2023 SheBelieves Cup from Feb. 16 – Feb. 22

Telemundo, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the U.S. National Teams, presents comprehensive coverage of the 2023 SheBelieves Cup from Feb. 16 – Feb. 22, featuring all six matches of the tournament live on Universo, Peacock and the Telemundo app.

Seen on screen 2023: The impact of diverse talent in media [REPORT]

As the media industry works towards becoming more inclusive, Nielsen’s 2022 Being Seen on Screen report provides a benchmark for measuring representation on TV

The Truth About Modern Familias

“Family” is the cornerstone to unlocking Hispanic culture in marketing. Yet there are very few quantitative studies out there that dissect exactly what family means and how culture is passed down within today’s modern familias.

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