’12 ALMA AWARDS

Latin Heat is proud to once again partner with the NCLR ALMA Awards as a media partner

Latin Heat has been a partner of the American Latino Media Arts Award, or ALMA Award since 1997, two years after being created.

ALMA Award is a distinction awarded to Latino performers (actors, film and television directors, musician and designers) who promote positive portrayals of Latinos in the entertainment field.

CLICK TO SEE LIST OF NOMINEES

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Audience members are invited to vote for their favorite Latino talent.

In 2011 the ALMA Awards moved from ABC to their new home at NBC to which they return once again.

NCLR President and CEO, Janet Murgia Message:

“This year’s NCLR ALMA Awards returns to NBC , highlighting the very best American Latino contributions to music, television, and film, on September 21, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. EDT,.  Don’t miss this national celebration of talent and the official network television kickoff to National Hispanic Heritage Month.  Last year, top-notch talent including Pitbull, Jessica Alba, Gloria Estefan, Antonio Banderas, and dozens of other Latino stars joined our host and executive producer Eva Longoria and George Lopez on the ALMAs’ new home, NBC  This year’s show promises to build on that success and deliver an amazing hour to remember.

The audience is invited to vote for their favorite Latino Hollywood talent.

Since 1995, the NCLR ALMA Awards has honored outstanding Latino artistic achievements in television, film, and music.  The show is an integral part of NCLR’s mission to create greater opportunities for Hispanic families in the United States.  As a national prime-time television special with a cause, the NCLR ALMA Awards demonstrates how inclusion strengthens the entertainment industry and diversity strengthens our country by promoting fair, accurate, and representative portrayals of Latinos.

Do you have what it takes to be the first ALMA Red Carpet Fashion Correspondent?

For the first time ever, the NCLR ALMA Awards® is giving one lucky winner the chance to attend the 2012 awards show taping as the ALMA Red Carpet Fashion Correspondent!  Be the one to tell viewers who’s hot on the 2012 red carpet!

Here is what you need to do to get your chance at being The LMA Red Carpet Fashion Correspondent! And receive the following:

In return for your fashion expertise, you will receive the following:

  1. A one-night stay at the ALMA Awards hotel
  2. One domestic round trip ticket to Los Angeles
  3. One Press Pass to gain access to the red carpet

If you think you have what it takes, then submit the following by September 1, 2012:

  1. Record and post a YouTube video no longer than two minutes of yourself auditioning to be the first ALMA Red Carpet Fashion Correspondent.
  2. Email ddiaz@nclr.org with the following:
    1. An appropriate photo of yourself
    2. Your name
    3. Age (Must be 18 or older to enter.)
    4. Phone number
    5. Email address
    6. Mailing address
    7. Link to your YouTube video
    8. A short composition, maximum 500 words, on why you’re the next ALMA Red Carpet Fashion Correspondent!

Get in n the ALMA buzz!  Join the conversation and win exclusive prizes by sharing your thoughts with us on Twitter via @ALMAawards, on Facebook, or at www.almaawards.com.