Changing Places: Rich Alfano (Al Dia Dallas), Elena Mejido de la Paz (Freemantle Media), Sonia Sroka (Edelman)
Rich Alfano is the new publisher of Al Dia Texas (Belo Newspapers). In addition to managing the Spanish-language newspaper, Alfano also leads other Dallas Morning News publications including Neighbours and SD Luxe.
Elena Mejido de la Paz has left her position at Freemantle Media where she worked as VP Branded Entertainment. No replacement has been named. Jack Alfandary continues as SVP, Latin America and U.S. Hispanic.
Edelman announced that Sonia Sroka has joined the firm as executive vice president and group head, in the New York office. Leading a team of 15 specialists, Sroka will provide expert counsel to clients across the Edelman portfolio to reach diverse multinational and multilingual audiences. Additionally, Sroka will participate in Edelman’s US Multicultural and Diversity Task Force.