Latino Media
June 12 & 13, 2020 | 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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2019 Featured Speakers

Check out our 2019 full list of speakers.

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

Leon Krauze

News Anchor, Univision's KMEX-TV Channel 34

Alfredo Corchado

Correspondent, The Dallas Morning News
Ginger Thompson

Ginger Thompson

Senior Reporter, ProPublica
Almudena Toral

Almudena Toral

Director, Feature video team, Univision News Digital, Spain and U.S.

Hansi Lo Wang

National Correspondent, NPR

Kat Lazo

Director, Producer and Host, "The Kat Call"

Niketa Patel

News Partnerships Manager, Twitter

Juan D. González

Co-Host, Democracy Now!

Alfredo Carbajal

Managing editor, Al Día

Location & Time

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
219 W 40th Street, New York, NY
Friday, June 12 & Saturday 13, 2020

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All sessions are subject to change and take place at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.
Day 1
21 Jun 2019
Day 2
22 Jun 2019


Welcoming words. Sarah Bartlett (Dean, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY) and Graciela Mochkofsky (director, Spanish-language program, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY)

The State of the Latino News Media

Presentation by Graciela Mochkofsky and Cristina Maldonado, followed by a conversation with Juan González  
Graciela Mochkofsky
Juan D. González
Cristina Maldonado
11:00 - 11:15

Coffee break

Lightning Talks: Audience & Engagement

Nicole Acevedo (NBC News Latino) | Hugo Balta (NAHJ president) | Pía Hovenga (Viva Iowa) | Concepción de León (El Espace, NYTimes) | Gabriel Sama (CNET en español) | Giselle...
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Hugo Balta
Pia Hovenga
Concepción de León
Nicole Acevedo
Gabriel Sama
Gisele Regatao
12:30 - 14:15


Telemundo’s Strategy for Local News

Karen Méndez, Telemundo
Karen Méndez

What the 2020 Census Means for Latinxs

Hansi Lo Wang, NPR
Hansi Lo Wang
15:15 - 15:30

Coffee Break

Designing News from the Ground Up

Madeleine Bair, El Tímpano
Madeleine Bair

In conversation: Covering Immigration under Trump

Ginger Thompson (ProPublica), Jonathan Blitzer (The New Yorker) & Almudena Toral (Univision)  
Ginger Thompson
Ginger Thompson
Jonathan Blitzer
Almudena Toral
Almudena Toral

In conversation: How to make Spanish-language newsrooms sustainable?

Nancy San Martín (El Nuevo Herald), Alfredo Carbajal (Al Día Dallas, moderator) & Alejandro Maciel (Hoy Los Angeles & L.A. Times en Español)
Alejandro Maciel
Alfredo Carbajal
Nancy San Martín

Featured Speaker: León Krauze

La Mesa: community journalism in Hispanic America with León Krauze (Univision Los Angeles).  
Leon Krauze
11:00 - 11:15

Coffee Break

Lightning Talks: On Innovation

Carolina Guerrero (Radio Ambulante) | Amanda Alcántara (Futuro Media Group) | Sandeep Junaarkar (Newmark J-School) | Aldana Vales and Mazin Sidhamed (Documented) | María Bastidas (Mundo Hispánico) | Miguel Paz (El...
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Mazin Sidahmed
Miguel Paz
Aldana Vales
Sandeep Junnarkar
Amanda Alcántara
Maria Bastidas
Carolina Guerrero

In Conversation: How The 2020 Election Will Impact The Latinx Community

Alfredo Corchado & Laura Barrón-López
Laura Barrón-López
Alfredo Corchado

Kat Lazo Live Show: Cómo Se Dice, Communication Gap?

Bridging the communication gap between Latinx generations with Kat Lazo, “The Kat Call.”
Kat Lazo

Don't miss our pre-summit events on June 20, 2019



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