Espada PR announced that their new office in New York City to be directed by veteran publicist and marketing expert Wilson Guzman.

Krysten Casabielle has been promoted to Managing Director at Miamim based Pinta agency. She previously held the position of Senior Account Director managing multiple teams and serving as the strategic lead for clients including Microsoft, Heineken, the National Football League (NFL), and Carnival Cruise Line.

Nearly nine-in-10 (87%) of Gen Zers are worried for the environment and the planet, according to the 2019 Porter Novelli/Cone Gen Z Purpose Study. The study, surveying Americans ages 14-22, examines this emerging generation's expectations of and attitudes toward company involvement in social and environmental issues – and the actions they are willing to take to positively impact topics they care about.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) reveals the winners of the 2019 National ¡Bravo! Awards, recognizing several categories including corporate and agency campaigns, diversity and inclusion, journalism and overall leadership in the Hispanic public relations and marketing communications industries.

Newlink has been named the communications agency of record for The Fives Hotels & Residences luxury properties in Playa del Carmen and Puerto Morelos.

Voices are only impactful based on the relevancy of their messages. PR practitioners are charged with crafting messages that drive impact within organizations. It is communications professionals who can ensure that messages are anchored on a voice from a diverse perspective, ensuring the message is relevant and considers insights from the intended audience. D&I needs to go beyond ensuring that the workforce is representative of different cultures and perspectives by addressing how an organization is communicating relevant messages to those audiences. PR has the power to drive the biggest impact to an organizations’ D&I efforts.  By Andy Checo - President of the Hispanic Public Relations Association & VP Havas FORMULATIN

The Hispanic Public Relations Association, Los Angeles Chapter (HPRA-LA) honored three Latinas who are leveraging their influence to uplift the Latino community at its annual scholarship program at the Conga Room at LA Live on Thursday, Sept. 12.

An overwhelming majority (67%) believe ethics in journalism will be worse during the 2020 presidential campaign. When asked about the impact unethical journalism has on the country

In an era of media overload and ad-blocking, brands are increasingly enlisting celebrities to do their messaging legwork for them via social media. And they’re not just asking celebs to be spokespeople. They’re looking for ambassadors that can reach audiences in ways that are authentic to their own personal brands, rather than those that are affiliated with the products and services they’re paid to represent.

Continuing its efforts to market to Hispanic vacationers, Carnival Cruise Line, the world’s most popular cruise line, has partnered with full-service marketing firm Pinta to expand focus on cross-cultural audiences.  

During this inaugural celebration, PRSA-LA will be joined by distinguished honorees including CBS Entertainments Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i, IW Group’s Bill Imada, Gilbert Dávila of Dávila Multicultural Insights, and Alan Acosta with the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

After a stellar PR career spanning three decades in the corporate world working for blue chip companies in Senior positions in public relations, such as her most recent past role of Vice President of Consumer and Entertainment Public Relations at Univision Communications, Rosemary Ravinal decided to leave the corporate world to pursue her lifelong passion to launch RMR Communications Consulting LLC (RMR), to address gaps in presentation skills, public speaking and media readiness among C-suite executives in both English and Spanish.

Crisis Preparedness as the next competitive advantage: Learning from 4,500 crisesUS corporate crisis: Here’s what you need to know

Sixty-three percent of Americans view disinformation—deliberately biased and misleading information—as a “major” problem in society, on par with gun violence (63%) and terrorism (66%), according to the 2019 Institute for Public Relations Disinformation in Society Report.

Shrinking media budgets, aggressive growth goals and ever-complex marketing needs are causing a shift in the brand-agency relationship. In their bid for self-preservation, brands are streamlining spending and in-housing capabilities.

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