Michael Vinales joined the Miami Herald Media Company as vendor section and co-op specialist with the niche & special publications group.
One recurring theme in the Pew Research Center’s journalism research over the last two years has been that of newsroom collaborations. In its examinations of nonprofit news outlets, newspaper innovations, statehouse reporting and digital startups, The center has encountered news providers teaming up in new ways. Legacy media outlets are looking more than ever for ways to augment what they can produce with a depleted staff, and news startups are eager to place their work before a wider audience and figure out roads to sustainability.
The project is a move to transform La Opinión into a multimedia brand that will serve the Hispanic community of California through all platforms – from print to mobile – with new and revamped content offerings, an improved look and a greatly enhanced reader experience for this iconic brand.
impreMedia unveiled a new and greatly enhanced reader experience for its iconic brand, El Diario daily newspaper. Tthe new editorial approach embraces and highlights the brand’s century-long mission of empowerment through information and civic engagement with a renewed commitment to better address the needs of the Latino community and continue to serve as “El Campeón de los Hispanos” (The Champion of Hispanics).
EPMG announced they have partnered with impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, to launch the most comprehensive print, digital and experiential 2014 World Cup program to date.
ImpreMedia announced that coinciding with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, impreMedia will launch “Quiero Más Fútbol” (I Want More Soccer), a glossy soccer publication that will be distributed weekly on Fridays in Los Angeles within La Opinion and in New York within El Diario.
Hoy announced the hiring of Andres Lombana as Executive Producer of Video Content, effective immediately. Lombana’s appointment showcases Hoy’s commitment to growing its video presence, in an effort to go beyond traditional reporting and analysis by using multiple platforms to tell stories that matter most to a diverse Hispanic audience.
The Los Angeles Times Media Group’s Hoy Los Angeles celebrates its 10th birthday with the introduction of Hoy Deportes, a new website (www.hoydeportes.com) and weekly Monday print edition beginning March 3.
impreMedia announced the roll out of its World Cup coverage to date, as well as a robust suite of multiplatform sponsorship opportunities for advertisers looking to connect with highly engaged U.S. Hispanic soccer enthusiasts.
The National Hispanic Media Alliance (NHMA), launches with a strong mission to be the leading Hispanic print media advocacy group in the nation, representing prominent community based Hispanic publications; showcasing the value of cultural relevance and the power of hyperlocal content.
impreMedia announced the creation of a new Advertiser Solutions Department led by Director, Iraima Yepez. Fernando Lang also was promoted from Advertising Revenue and Operations Director, Digital Division to Senior Director, National Sales for all platforms.
Veteran journalist and publisher Rossana Rosado has stepped down from her role as Publisher of New York’s El Diario after 14 years.
impreMedia confirmed the appointment of Hernando Ruiz-Jiménez, Executive Vice President and General Manager, East Division and Damián Mazzotta, General Manager, West Division. Juan Varela also has been tapped as the new Content Director. All three join impreMedia’s Executive Committee and report directly to Francisco Seghezzo, COO.
The National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) honored impreMedia with Fifty-six awards for its publications in multiple categories. impreMedia’s two dailies, La Opinión and El Diario La Prensa garnered 17 awards in total.
Cesar Pizarro, vice president and business manager of El Nuevo Herald announced his retirement. Since the 1980s, there has been no single individual in our company more closely associated with our strategy in the Hispanic marketplace in general, or with the success of El Nuevo Herald, in particular. Cesar began his career with us in 1974, and along the way has served as Director of Circulation for The Miami News, Regional Sales Manager for The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald, Director of Display Ad Sales, National Advertising Director, Director of Spanish Language Publications, and Director of Hispanic Market & International Advertising. He was a key player in the launch of El Nuevo Herald in 1987 as well as the decision to market El Nuevo separately from The Miami Herald in 1998.
The vast majority of U.S. adults read newspaper media content across a range of technology platforms, according to an analysis of the newest data on media usage from Scarborough Research—including 59% of Americans ages 18-24, the youngest cohort of adults, a group that many are skeptical ever think about newspaper content.