ImpreMedia Newspapers Garner Most Awards at National Association of Hispanic Publications Award...

ImpreMedia Newspapers Garner Most Awards at National Association of Hispanic Publications Award Ceremony



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New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–March 18, 2005–ImpreMedia, the leading publisher of Spanish language newspapers in the US, received a total of sixty-six awards from the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) Hispanic Print Awards. The Hispanic Print Awards are the largest Hispanic media awards in the US with over 800 entries submitted in fifty-seven categories for this year’s judging.

ImpreMedia publishes El Diario La Prensa in New York, La Opinión in Los Angeles and La Raza in Chicago, the #1 Spanish language newspapers in the top three Hispanic markets in the country. Together the papers received twenty-six first place awards, twenty-four second place awards, and sixteen honorable mentions. Each paper was recognized across an array of editorial sections, including Politics, Business, Sports, Cultural, Education, Latin America, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle, Special Sections, Real Estate, and more. El Diario La Prensa was recognized with thirty-three awards, nearly twice as many as any other newspaper. El Diario La Prensa and La Raza were also recognized for Outstanding Design.

“We are committed to journalism of the highest quality and are honored to have our efforts recognized by the NAHP’s Hispanic Print Awards,” stated Monica Lozano, publisher and CEO of La Opinión.

“Our newsrooms are full of talented and passionate journalists. These awards reflect their dedication to provide Latinos with the best news and information,” said Rossana Rossado, publisher and CEO of El Diario La Prensa.

Robert Armband, publisher and CEO of La Raza continued, “The best way we can serve our communities is through stellar reporting and outstanding design. We want our readers to be thrilled with their paper.”

Below is a partial list of awards for ImpreMedia newspapers. A complete list can be found on our website, impremedia.com

El Diario La Prensa, New York:

1st place for “Outstanding Entertainment Section – Over 50,000″/ Paulina Rubio, Heriberto Gonzalez

1st place for “Outstanding Auto Section” / Regresa la pasion de Autos a NY, Miguel Angel Sanchez

1st place for “Outstanding Lifestyle Section” / Julio Paredes – Vivir

1st place for “Outstanding Travel Section” / Un viaje por NY, Juan Fernando Merino

1st place for “Outstanding Computer / Internet Section” / La cultura de los video juegos, Jacqueline Donado

1st place for “Outstanding Real Estate Section” / La calle mas verde de Brooklyn, Juan Fernando Merino

1st place for “Outstanding Special Section, Daily Newspapers” / Hispanidad: El progreso de nuestra gente en EU

1st place for “Oustanding Editorial Column – Spanish – Daily Newspapers” / Genocidio de Faluya en la conciencia del pueblo

1st place for “Oustanding Editorial Column – English – Daily Newspapers” / Bush’s immigration promise, Evelyn Hernandez

1st place for “Outstanding Design – Newspaper Format – Daily Publications”

1st place for “Outstanding Inside Design Page” / Andrea Echeverri, “Canciones de amor y cuna”, Franklyn Ramos

2nd place for “Outstanding Hispanic Daily”

2nd place for “Outstanding Health Section” / Salud, Jacqueline Donado

2nd place for “Outstanding Sports Section” / Lunes deportivos, Mario concha

2nd place for “Outstanding Front Page Design – Daily Newspapers” / “Madrid 3/11”, Emilio Peralta

La Opinión, Los Angeles:

1st place for “Outstanding Business Section” / Pequena y mediana empresa

1st place for “Outstanding Computer / Internet Section”

1st place for “Outstanding Hispanic Success Story, Daily Publications” / Rosario Munoz: El desenlace de una tragedia, Victoria Infante

1st place for “Outstanding Latin America – Political/Business Article” / Un largo recorrido, Jazmin Ortega

1st place for “Outstanding Black and White Photo” / No mas recortes, Aurelia Ventura

1st place for “Outstanding Local Community Photo – Daily Newspapers” / Violencia domestica, Ciro Cesar

1st place for “Outstanding International Photo” / Entre dos mundos, Aurelia Ventura

2nd place for “Outstanding Real Estate Section” / Tu Casa

2nd place for “Outstanding Special Section, Daily Newspapers” / Diabetes, Josefina Vidal

2nd place for “Outstanding Hispanic Success Story, Daily Publications” / Matematico, Jorge Morales Almada

2nd place for “Outstanding Color Photo – Overall” / Halloween, Ciro Cesar

2nd place for “Outstanding National Photo” / Mock: Funeral, Jeff Grace

La Raza, Chicago:

1st place for “Most Improved Publication”

1st place for “Outstanding Design – tabloid format – Over 50,000”

1st place for “Outstanding Single Sales Sheet Limited to a single sheet paper”

2nd place for “Outstanding Entertainment Section – Over 50,000”

2nd place for “Outstanding Special Section – Over 50,000” / 5 de Mayo: Generacion tras generacion

2nd place for “Outstanding Spanish Language Weekly”

2nd place for “Outstanding Media Kit”

About ImpreMedia

ImpreMedia is the leading publisher of Spanish language newspapers in the US. The company publishes El Diario La Prensa in New York, La Opinión in Los Angeles and La Raza in Chicago, the #1 Spanish language newspapers in the top three Hispanic markets in the country.

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CONTACT:

La Opinión

Mary Zerafa

(213) 896-3600

ImpreMedia Newspapers Garner Most Awards at National Association of Hispanic Publications Award Ceremony