|MIAMI – AUGUST 1 – Univision Noticias, the award-winning news division of TelevisaUnivision, will participate in the 2022 National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) x National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Convention in Las Vegas, NV.
Carolina Peguero, co-anchor of ViX’s Noticias Univision 24/7 will co-emcee the convention’s opening ceremony on Wednesday, August 3 alongside Las Vegas local news anchor, Latoya Silmon. On Thursday, August 4, Peguero will moderate Democracy on the Brink, a panel hosted by the Brennan Center for Justice on the 2022 midterms and the cruciality of the Hispanic vote.
Peguero’s historic participation will bring forth a dynamic perspective as an Afro-Latina, bilingual journalist.
“I am excited to join the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists for this important event. On behalf of TelevisaUnivision and Univision Noticias, I look forward to bringing forth my perspective as an Afro-Latina journalist,” said Peguero. “Additionally, I am honored to participate in the opening ceremony with another woman of color. In addition to the opportunity with the Brennan Center for Justice panel, our participation emphasizes the diversity within media and the importance of raising our communities’ voices in the nation.”
In addition to Peguero’s participation, TelevisaUnivision will host the panel discussion Two Worlds: Afro-Latinx in the Newsroom moderated by Edwin Pitti, Univision Noticias’ national news correspondent who shares Peguero’s valued perspective as an Afro-Latino, bilingual journalist. Throughout the convention, TelevisaUnivision will have a booth at the career fair, inviting prospective media professionals to join the leading Spanish-language media and content company in the world.
The 2022 NABJ x NAHJ Convention and Career Fair is an annual conference that attracts top journalists, media executives, journalism educators, public relations professionals, and students. The conference highlights education, innovation, networking, and career development. Innovators and industry leaders have attended the conference each year, and speakers have included then-Sen. (President) Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, then-Vice President (President) Joseph R. Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, former RNC Chairs Michael Steele and Reince Priebus, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton, Ava Duvernay, Tyler Perry, Chance the Rapper, Hill Harper, and Michael B. Jordan.
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TelevisaUnivision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing one of the country’s fastest growing segments of the population across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Digital. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s noon, evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America), and its newly launched streaming news channel “Noticias Univision 24/7” on ViX. Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative, fact-checking, and Infographics Units.
As the leading Spanish-language media and content company in the world, TelevisaUnivision features the largest library of owned content and industry-leading production capabilities that power its streaming, digital and linear television offerings, as well as its radio platforms. The Company’s media portfolio includes the top-rated broadcast networks Univision and UniMás in the U.S. and Las Estrellas and Canal 5 in Mexico. TelevisaUnivision is home to 36 Spanish-language cable networks, including Galavisión and TUDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in the U.S. and Mexico. With the most compelling portfolio of Spanish-language sports rights in the world, TelevisaUnivision has solidified its position as the Home of Soccer. TelevisaUnivision also owns and manages 59 television stations across the U.S. and four broadcast channels in Mexico affiliated with 222 television stations, Videocine studio, and Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, which encompasses 57 owned or operated U.S. radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. TelevisaUnivision is home to the global streaming services ViX and Blim TV, which altogether host over 50,000 hours of high-quality, original Spanish-language programming from distinguished producers and top talent. The company’s prominent digital assets include Univision.com, Univision NOW, and several top-rated digital apps. For more information, visit televisaunivision.com.