Telemundo announced it has named Claudia Franklin as Vice President of Entertainment Publicity, effective immediately. She will be based in Miami and report to Alfredo Richard, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.

In most professions, men hold the vast majority of CEO positions. It’s no exception in public relations, where current research shows that nearly 80 percent of chief executives are male. In an industry that is predominantly women, the leadership gap is especially pronounced.

Viacom International Media Networks of the Americas announced that Michelle Alban has joined the organization as Vice President of Communications. In this new role, Alban will lead the development and execution of all internal and external communications strategies for VIMN of the Americas, which includes Latin America, U.S. Hispanic and Canada.

Lina Baena, Group Vice-President of Public Relations at CCOMGROUP, has been named One of the Top Women in Public Relations by PR News.

Roughly 65 million fire emojis are used every day throughout social media.  While most of the time this popular emoji is used to add spice to a light-hearted tweet, Coral Gables based Alma wanted to take that energy and use it to help those affected by the very real fires happening in California. They responded to tweets that include the fire emoji, driving Twitter users towards our donation page that is seeking $10,000 for the wildfire relief fund, California Community Foundation. Help us by spreading awareness to our #FightFireWithFire donation campaign.

Many entrepreneurs and startup founders are used to doing everything themselves, including Public Relations, because they feel their time is better spent elsewhere. But a paper by Michelle Garrett, a PR consultant and writer at Garrett Public Relations, suggests that there are several reasons why startups should outsource their PR efforts.

Pinta has been engaged by Remy Martin, one of the world’s most recognized spirits brands, to help with its first-ever Hispanic marketing program.

Advertisers can build more transparent, partner like relationships with their media agencies by taking four steps.

Jorge A. Plasencia, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Republica Havas, was recognized by the Hispanic Public Relations Association’s (HPRA) with its 2018 ¡BRAVO! Pioneer of the Year Award. The HPRA National ¡BRAVO! Awards are one to the most prestigious awards in U.S. Hispanic communications and marketing.

With AARP turning into an undisputed winner and in a combination of wins that straddled public affairs, media events and not-for-profit communications, d expósito & Partners, and its client AARP, walked away with three of the 2018 National ¡Bravo! Awards at this year’s New York ceremony of the Hispanic Public Relations Association.

The Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA) reveals the winners of the 2018 National ¡Bravo! Awards, the most prestigious awards in Hispanic marketing & communications recognizing the industry's finest campaigns across several categories.

PR agency ROX United, of UNITED COLLECTIVE, announced the appointment of Lisa Ruiz-Rogers to Managing Director.

Companies in Latin America will soon have access to national reputation rankings through which they will be able to measure their positioning facing different audiences, thanks to a partnership between Reputation Institute, a global consulting firm and Newlink, a collaborative consulting firm in South Florida with offices in Latin America, United States, and Europe.

The agency will be renamed Republica Havas and will remain headquartered in Miami, with expansion plans to other key U.S. markets including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Set under the stars on a rooftop in downtown Los Angeles, the Hispanic Public Relations Association, Los Angeles Chapter (HPRA-LA) will be awarding next week scholarships and recognizing a national organization, an actress from Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, and a Pulitzer prize-winning Hispanic journalist, all who are using their platforms to educate and uplift the Latino community.

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