Hispanic Newspapers

NHMA launches with mission of leading Hispanic print, A complement or competition to the NAHP?

WHAT: The NHMA (National Hispanic Media Alliance)  launched with the mission to be the leading Hispanic print media advocacy group in the nation. NHMA represents   community based Hispanic publications and showcases the value of cultural relevance and the power of hyperlocal content. WHY IT MATTERS: Over the years  industry observers have voiced their concerns about […]


impreMedia Announces Appointments: Hernando Ruiz-Jiménez, Damián Mazzotta and Juan Varela

impreMedia, the Hispanic news and information company in the U.S., confirmed today the appointment of Hernando Ruiz-Jiménez, Executive Vice President and General Manager, East Division and Damián Mazzotta, General Manager, West Division. Juan Varela also has been tapped as the new Content Director. All three join impreMedia’s Executive Committee and report directly to Francisco Seghezzo, COO. “The advertising industry […]


Spanish-Times, new Spanish-language newspaper in Utah

A Utah journalist is launching a Spanish-language newspaper in Utah. Reinaldo Escobar says The Spanish Times is filling a need for the state’s Latino community after two Spanish papers operated by the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune closed in recent years. Escobar used to work for the Deseret News’ publication, El Observador de Utah. El […]


Bezos buys The Washington Post and El Tiempo Latino

In a surprise announcement on Monday afternoon the Washington Post said Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is buying the storied newspaper and its publishing business. The deal includes The Washington Post and other publishing businesses, including Spanish-language weekly El Tiempo Latino, the Express newspaper, The Gazette Newspapers, Southern Maryland Newspapers, Fairfax County Times,  and Greater Washington […]


Anibal Torres leaves Mundo Hispanico

Anibal Torres has left Mundo Hispanico, the weekly Spanish-language newspaper in Atlanta, GA owned by the Atlanta Journal Constitution (Cox Communications). Torres has been working as the  publisher of El Mundo Hispanico for the last six years. “I enjoyed my six years in Atlanta leading a great team of professionals.,” Torres tells Portada. “We substantially […]


Al Dia Texas’ Penni Barton: “Clients think about marketing from the store back and about closing the sale at retail”

Penni Barton just started in her new position as Publisher of Al Dia Texas. Portada interviewed Barton on her approach and objectives as the new leader of the Dallas, Texas, Hispanic newspaper. The Integer Group, where you worked until recently, is specialized in shopper and retail marketing. What insights did you gain there that are […]


UPDATED: Athlon Sports acquires rights to American Profile, becomes largest publisher of Newspaper distributed Mags

Athlon Sports Communications, Inc. and PGOA Media American Publishing Group  announced a partnership agreement for Athlon to acquire the rights to publish PGOA print properties, American Profile, Relish, and Spry magazines. PGOA Media will retain the digital properties of the three brands—americanprofile.com, relish.com and spryliving.com—as well as its other web properties, moneyliving.com, dailyparent.com, PGOA Studios, the Relish Daily Dish mobile app […]


Against all odds, Hispanic Print Ad revenues increase

Spanish-language media was the big exception in the Q2 2013 Kantar advertising expenditures figures, being the only media that substantially grew compared to the same period  of 2012. Interestingly the Kantar figures also included a 1.4% increase in Spanish-language newspaper advertising. Hispanic newspapers continue to distance themselves from the general market newspaper malaise, partly because […]


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