The Los Angeles Times announced a venture with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas to establish #EmergingUS, a multimedia platform which will explore the evolving American identity in the 21st century.

As part of the yearlong national pro-social campaign Aprender es Triunfar (Learning is Succeeding), Telemundo announced a partnership with Excelencia in Education, America’s premier organization focused on accelerating Latino success in higher education, together with Comcast NBCUniversal, to expand the organization’s commitment to the Hispanic community. 

When the Harris Poll asked American adults to consider the top three people they admire enough to call a hero, of those who answered, three out of ten listed a family member (32%), with 26% specifically referencing parents.  Apart from family members, Americans are most likely to consider members of the military (21%); religious figures (including deities) (19%); medical & emergency services personnel (18%); U. S. Presidents (17%); activists/humanitarians (12%); and celebrities (11%) to be their heroes.

Rafael Eli, a partner at the Schramm Marketing Group has been recognized as a leading influencer in the Hispanic community with the “El Award” by El Diario.

Through education, public awareness and grants to organizations nationwide, Sports 4 Life seeks to effect sustainable improvement to the overall health and development of girls in these communities.

Ladies Week will be hosted by four of the network’s top female sports anchors: Adriana Monsalve, Carolina Guillen, Kary Correa and Carolina Padron. The shows will also feature the participation of ESPN’s Karin Ontiveros, Claudia Trejos and Nelly Simón.

The Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame named Emilio Azcarraga, President, CEO and Chairman, Grupo Televisa as one of twelve honorees to its class of 2014.

Much has been made of the NYT op-ed by Pamela Druckerman entitled 'Miami grows up. A little.'  The author's perspective is that of a tourist masquerading as a 3rd generation Miamian. After reading her piece, I am going to accept as a compliment what she clearly meant as an insult. Yes, as far as cities go Miami is a millennial.  By Saif Ishoof

The film chronicles the compelling and inspirational story of four teenage boys, the sons of Mexican immigrants, who entered a sophisticated underwater robotics competition, going up against the likes of engineering powerhouse MIT.

By Carlos E. Cortés -  Univision INsights

My wife spotted it before I did.  “Look, sweetheart, they’re serving menudo at Jersey Burgers.”

There it was.  A mailer from Jersey Burgers advertising burgers, fries, omelettes, waffles . . . and “Menudo Saturday & Sunday.”

New York City’s distinguished dozen power players - - - Mariano Rivera, Zoe Saldana, Daisy Exposito-Ulla, Phil Suarez, Mario Baeza, Marc Anthony just to name a few. GET TO KNOW THEM .........

Santillana USA, Televisa and Univision Communications Inc. have published a book about the life of Roberto Gomez Bolanos titled "Chespirito. Vida y magia del comediante mas popular de America" .

Sonia Sroka, executive vice president and group head of multicultural marketing, has been selected as one of LatinTRENDS' 2013 Latino Trendsetters. Sroka received her accolade at the 12th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards and Scholarship gala on December 3, 2013 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.

Daisy Expósito-Ulla, Chairman-CEO of d expósito & Partners, was recognized last night in New York City for being a “Latina Trendsetter,” a distinction created by Latin Trends magazine which celebrated its 12th Annual Latino Trendsetter Awards at The Metropolitan Pavillion.

Univision Communications Inc. launched “Univision Contigo” (Univision With You), an expansion of the Company’s investment and partnership efforts to serve and empower the 55 million Hispanics in the U.S. “Univision Contigo” builds on the Company's 50 years of service and engagement with the Hispanic community and will further enhance and focus its delivery and partnerships toward its top priorities

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