National Press Club

Communicators & Journalists: Build Beneficial Relationships with U.S. Latino Thought Leaders

Communicators & Journalists: Build Beneficial Relationships with U.S. Latino Thought Leaders

September 16, 2019 8:30 AM

Location: Ballroom

The National Press Club announces its precedent-setting series to convene journalists and communicators with top thought-leaders from our nation’s diverse communities. Join us in kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month with the inaugural event on September 16th at 8:30 a.m. Participants will have an opportunity to meet with top US Latino communications leaders who will share best practices from their wealth of experience in corporate and community platforms.

Panelists include:

  • Rosemary Ravinal, CEO, RMR Communications Consulting; former VP, corporate communications/US Hispanic Consumer/Broadcasting/Entertainment, Univision Communications in FL; corporate communications and broadcast executive including A&E Television. SONY Mobile Communications
  • Julissa Marenco, Assistant Secretary for Communications and External Affairs for the Smithsonian Institution; Marenco oversees the Institution’s Office of Public Affairs, Government Relations, Visitor Services, and Special Events and Protocol
  • (Jose) Antonio Tijerino, president and CEO, Hispanic Heritage Foundation; director, PR, Fannie Mae Foundation; manager, PR and Marketing, Nike, Inc.; (Cohn & Wolfe and Burson-Marsteller)
  • Ray Suarez, broadcast journalist, was John J. McCloy Visiting Professor of American Studies at Amherst College, the host of Inside Story on Al Jazeera America Story, a senior correspondent for the evening news program on the PBS television network until 2013

Panelists will offer insights into the US Latino market providing a larger vision to spark greater understanding of the extraordinary socio-demographic and economic diversity of US Latinos. The goal is to open an ongoing communications flow that builds with journalists and public relations executives that is based on cultural appropriateness and inclusion. The launch panel will provide took kits of data, publications and practical tips for working more closely with the expansive US Latino community, rich in its history and diversity.

Tickets are $25 for NPC Members, $30 for non-members.

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Aileen Roberta Schlef

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