Annual Hispanic Media Awards Call for Nominations Deadline Quickly Approaching

Annual Hispanic Media Awards Call for Nominations Deadline Quickly Approaching



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San Antonio, TX–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–February 5, 2007–The Hispanic Media Awards recognizing the nation’s most influential Spanish-language and bilingual journalists is seeking nominations for its annual awards program to be held on May 24th, 2007 in San Antonio, Texas. Nominations for the awards are now being taken at http://www.hispanicmediaawards.com and the Deadline for 2007 nominations is March 1st, 2007.

“We have been impressed by the caliber of nominations thus far, but also want to be sure that all eligible candidates are included” said Chris Day, CEO of On The Edge Promotions, owner of the Hispanic Media programs. “Journalists have been honored from all regions in the United States. We look forward to this year’s program doing the same.”

The Hispanic Media Awards represents the highest ideals and execution of Spanish-language and bi-lingual journalism. Each year nominees are screened by a national panel of judges and honored at a gala dinner. In addition to the awards, the program will induct one new member into the Hispanic Media Awards Ring of Honor. This award pays homage to members of the Spanish-language media – both past and present – whose careers offered visionary leadership and paved the way for today’s media professionals.

Ring of Honor nominees can be living or deceased. All nominees for the Hispanic Media Awards must do at least a portion of their work in Spanish and be currently active in their profession. Valid mediums for the awards program include radio, television, print, and internet media outlets. Nominees may not be active in political campaigns or specifically represent a political party, PAC, or other politically affiliated group. To submit a nomination, you may email nominate@hispanicmediaawards.com. Nominations must include the nominees name, title, contact information as well as contact information for the person submitting the nomination. Please include a brief bio outlining their contributions to the Spanish-language media profession. Additional information will be collected upon receipt of initial nomination.

A portion of the proceeds from the dinner will go toward providing scholarship funds. To reserve tables at the dinner or to explore Hispanic Media Awards sponsorship opportunities, contact the program staff at 210-861-2813. 2007 Sponsors and Supporters of the Hispanic Media Awards include AT&T, the American Marketing Association- San Antonio Chapter, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Our Lady of the Lake University, and Hispanic PR Wire.

Annual Hispanic Media Awards Call for Nominations Deadline Quickly Approaching