Latino Media
June 21 & 22, 2019 | New York City
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A two-day experience hosting journalists, news media industry leaders, innovators, thinkers and entrepreneurs focused on U.S. Latino journalism and the larger Spanish-language world. 

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2018 Featured Speakers

Check out our full list of speakers.

(We will offer simultaneous interpretation Spanish/English throughout the summit)

Maria Hinojosa

Founder of Futuro Media Group

Ilia Calderón

Anchor, Noticiero Univision

Daniel Alarcón

Co-Founder and host of Radio Ambulante

Hannah Allam

Reporter, BuzzFeed News

Alberto B. Mendoza

Executive Director, National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)

Carolina Guerrero

CEO & Co-Founder of Radio Ambulante
Charo Henríquez

Charo Henríquez

Senior Editor, Digital Storytelling and Training at The New York Times
Mark Lopez

Mark Lopez

Director of Global Migration and Demography Research, Pew Research Center

Location & Time

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
219 W 40th Street, New York, NY
Friday, June 21 & Saturday 22, 2019

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2018 Agenda

All sessions took place at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.
Day 1
08 Jun 2018
Day 2
09 Jun 2018


Sarah Bartlett, dean, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY | Graciela Mochkofsky, director, Spanish-language program, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

The Latino News Media Map

Presented by Cristina Maldonado, followed by a conversation with Mark López, director of Hispanic Pew Research  
Cristina Maldonado
Mark Lopez
Mark Lopez

Coffee break

Diversity & inclusion in the newsroom

A diagnostic and proposal by Charo Henríquez, senior editor, Digital Storytelling, The New York Times.
Charo Henríquez
Charo Henríquez

Lightning Talks: Distribution, audience & community

Jessica Retis, researcher, California State University Northridge | Boris Muñoz, op-ed editor, NYTimes en Español | Carolina Guerrero, CEO, Radio Ambulante | Rebecca Aguilar, curator, Latinas in Journalism | Ray Ruiz, El Gato Media...
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Ed Morales
Boris Muñoz
Rebecca Aguilar
Raymond Ruiz
Jessica Retis
Carolina Guerrero


FEATURED TALK / Univision: A case study of journalism’s challenges

Borja Echevarría in conversation with Jeff Jarvis
Jeff Jarvis
Borja Echeverria
Borja Echevarría

CONVERSATION / Journalism for local communities

Dani Marrero Hi, La Neta, Río Grande Valley | Charlie Uruchima, Kichwa Hatari | Paola Marizán, Qué pasa Midwest, Evansville, IL | Moderator: Alberto Mendoza, executive director, NAHJ  
Paola Nicole Marizan
Charlie Uruchima 
Dani Marrero Hi
Alberto B. Mendoza

Coffee Break

Investigating Stories in a Disaster Scenario: the case of Puerto Rico

Carla Minet, director, Centro de Periodismo Investigativo de Puerto Rico
Carla Minet

VISUAL PRESENTATION / Telling stories with graphics

Mariano Zafra, graphics editor, Univisión News Digital | Lázaro Gamio, visual editor, Axios | Carla Astudillo, graphics maker, & The Star-Ledger  
Carla Astudillo
Lazaro Gamio
Mariano Zafra

Keynote Speaker / The Urgent Mission of Latinx Journalists in the U.S. Today

María Hinojosa, founder, Futuro Media Group  
Maria Hinojosa

CONVERSATION / Covering identity in America

Ilia Calderón, anchor, Univisión Noticias | Adrián Florido, reporter and podcast host, NPR | Hanaa’ Tameez, diversity reporter, Star-Telegram | Hannah Allam, reporter, BuzzFeed News
Hanaa’ Tameez
Adrian Florido
Hannah Allam
Ilia Calderón

Coffee Break

CONVERSATION / Trust & standards in Spanish-language TV

Mirta Ojito, senior director of Standards, NBC/Telemundo | Verónica Molina, executive director news, standards & practices, CNN | Roberto Lacayo, news director, NY1 Noticias 
Veronica Molina
Mirta Ojito
Roberto Lacayo

Coffee Break

LIGHTNING TALKS: Business, engagement and Innovation

Miguel Ferrer. Founder, SoyFerrer | Roque Planas. National reporter, HuffPost | Felicitas Sánchez. User advocate, Quartz | Romina Ruiz-Goiriena. Founder, Prowell Media | Lu Ortiz. Founder, NVALabs
Felicitas Sanchez
Miguel Ferrer
Roque Planas
Lu Ortiz
Romina Ruiz-Goiriena

Science & the environment for Latino audiences

Emiliano Rodríguez, science journalist
Emiliano Rodríguez Mega

Live Show: Radio Ambulante

Daniel Alarcón. Co-founder and host, Radio Ambulante
Daniel Alarcón

2018 Sponsors

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  • Open Society Foundations logo
  • Spectrum Noticias logo
  • Univision Noticias logo
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