El “Campeon de los Hispanos” Celebrates its Thirteenth Annual EL
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#aarp—El Diario will recognize the achievements of 18 recipients at the
Thirteenth Annual EL Awards luncheon. This event will take place
at the exclusive Grand Havana Room in New York City, NY. The honorees
will be featured in a special supplement, which will be available in the
Sunday edition of El Diario, on October 23, 2016.
In the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month, El Diario created the El
Award, a recognition that celebrates the achievements of Latino Men in
the tri state area and their contribution to our community. Over 300 men
have been recognized by El Diario in the last decade. This
program has successfully created a group of role models for the new
generations to look up to and realize that everything is possible with
dedication and hard work.
Our honorees come from different backgrounds and industries. Among this
year’s recipients there is Captain New York City Football Club David
Villa, Director Public Relations, Goya Rafael Toro, VP, Partnership
Marketing, NASCAR Lou Garate and Senior Advisor, AARP Andres Castillo.
“Spearheading the efforts to acknowledge outstanding personalities in
the Hispanic world is one of the biggest satisfactions bestowed on me as
the CEO of Impremedia. Sharing the names of our distinguished men is not
only a reward for them but, fundamentally, a profound motivational
message for the members of our community,” said Gabriel Dantur, CEO of
ImpreMedia, the parent company of El Diario.
Sponsors include: Coca Cola, NY Yankees, NY Jets, NASCAR and Gorayeb &
About El Diario
Founded in 1913, El Diario is the longest publishing
Spanish-language daily newspaper in the United States. Since its
inception as a small publication in Lower Manhattan named La Prensa, the
newspaper has grown into one of the largest and most influential Latino
media outlets in the nation. In 1963, it merged with El Diario de
Nueva York, forming El Diario/La Prensa, as it is known
nowadays. The newspaper is now a state-of-the-art multimedia operation
that includes print, digital, and other platforms.
impreMedia is the leading Hispanic news and information company in the
U.S. in online and print. impreMedia’s multi-platform offerings range
from online to video, social media, mobile, audio, newspapers and
magazines. The network is also the nation’s largest
Hispanic newspaper publisher with newspapers in top U.S. Hispanic
markets, reaching 15 markets total that
represent 59% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Its leading publications
include La Opinión in Los Angeles, and El Diario in
New York, For more information, visit: www.impremedia.net.
Ingrid Jimenez, 212-807-4623