A-List Journalists to Highlight Hispanic Journalist Showcase of Hispanicize 2013




Underscoring its commitment to becoming an indispensible annual destination for Hispanic journalists, Hispanicize 2013 (#Hispz13) today unveiled the speakers line up and topics for the 20 sessions of its inaugural Hispanic Journalist Showcase.

The Who’s Who of Hispanic journalists, commentators and leaders speaking at the event include CNN Starting Point anchor Soledad O’Brien; Univision America personality and radio talk show host Fernando Espuelas; nationally known political pundits Leslie Sanchez and Maria Cardona; NBC Latino Executive Editor Chris Peña; Web Journalist Chat Creator (#WJChat) and USC Professor Robert Hernandez; serial entrepreneur, author and former columnist Kathy Cano-Murillo of Crafty Chica and; TV personality and Fox News Latino contributor Rick Sanchez, Multimedia journalist and editor and publisher of Media Moves, Veronica Villafañe, among many others.

“This showcase is razor-focused on the speakers, topics and trends that most impact the careers of today’s Hispanic journalists,” said Manny Ruiz, founder of Hispanicize 2013 and himself a former print reporter.  “This marks a new chapter for the Hispanicize event as we transform from a place where media solely come to cover news and celebrities to one that also equips journalists with high impactful content by journalists for journalists.  Every day is jam-packed with journalist content and of course journalists can choose to attend ANY portion of the event sessions they want.”

Hispanicize 2013 (www.hispanicizeevent.com) will take place April 9-13, 2013 at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach (RESERVE HERE). At the fourth annual Latino trends event, journalists, bloggers, filmmakers, marketers and music artists will convene throughout the course of five days for more than 80 sessions to hear 220 speakers present about every facet of media, social media, entertainment and marketing.

Below is day-by-day schedule link of the Hispanic Journalist Showcase portion of the event.  Note that this schedule is subject to change and like the broader, multi-industry sessions of the event that will be posted shortly, it is being updated online at http://www.hispanicizeevent.com/schedule-2.html.

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Elia Esparza is a leading expert in communications and journalism targeting the burgeoning Hispanic market and has produced and written dozens of articles. President and CEO of Always Evolving PR and a Communications Specialist, Elia, incorporates her 18 years experience in the areas of entertainment and education public relations, and marketing. promotions, market research and translations (Eng/Span).