What: The senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S.,2018 has been recognized with the PromaxIMPACT Award and the 2018 Leading Ladies of Entertainment by The Latin Recording Academy.
Why it matters: Veteran CNN executive Cynthia Hudson is being recognized for her enduring impact on the media and entertainment industries as a champion of inclusion, engaging diverse audiences, and embracing multicultural awareness through marketing.
In an act that will inspire women everywhere, the PromaxBDA Board of Directors will recognize Cynthia Hudson, SVP and General Manager of CNN en Español, as the recipient of the 2018 PromaxIMPACT Award On November 14th. This is a great honor for the CNN veteran, as the award is reserved exclusively to “a cultural influencer for their work and continued IMPACT on multicultural awareness, embracing and engaging diverse audiences within the entertainment marketing industry.”
As the criteria state, this award by PromaxBDA celebrates figures in the communications industry that have had an influential and continued commitment to inclusivity. Cynthia Hudson, who has won 8 regional Emmy Awards and been named as one of People en Español’s most powerful women, has had a lasting impact on the professional community of entertainment marketers and creatives.
Right the following day, on November 15th, during the “Latin Grammy Week” in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Latin Recording Academy will distinguish Cynthia Hudson with the 2018 Leading Ladies of Entertainment award. This organization honors and recognizes professional women within the arts and entertainment industries who have made significant and indelible impressions and contributions to their fields.
These two recognitions are just the most recent addition to Cynthia Hudson’s long list of achievements and contributions. She is a great example of the amazing women that are fully committed to changing the industry of marketing and entertainment for the better every day.