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Event | 9th Annual Local Impact Awards Luncheon

National Hispanic Media Coalition to recognize outstanding achievements on behalf of the Latino community.

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) proudly announces its 9th Annual Local Impact Awards Luncheon. This year NHMC will recognize the outstanding achievements of Congressman Esteban Torres (Ret.), KNBC’s Kathy Vara, KABC’s Danny Romero, Univision’s Gabriela Teissier, and Radio Billingüe. Big Boy and KNBC’s Ana Garcia will serve as Masters of Ceremonies.

Beyond honoring those individuals or entities whose achievements, generosity of spirit, or courage-under-fire have greatly benefited Latinos in California, the Annual Local Impact Awards Luncheon serves as a fundraiser to help NHMC carry out its mission to advocate for and recognize those Latinos in the media who are making a difference. The event is sponsored by Univision and Google. Additional sponsorship opportunities can be found at:

WHO: Alex Nogales, President & CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition.

Masters of Ceremonies

Ana Garcia, KNBC and Big Boy


Danny Romero, KABC, Excellence in Broadcast Journalism 

Kathy Vara, KNBC, Excellence in Broadcast Journalism

Radio Bilingüe, Outstanding Service to the Latino Community in Radio Broadcasting

Gabriela Teissier, Univision-KMEX, Excellence in Broadcast Journalism

Congressman Esteban Torres (Ret.), Outstanding Service and Commitment to the Latino Community

WHEN: Thursday, September 8, 2011

Time: 11:30AM Reception – 12:00PM Lunch

WHERE:   Pasadena Westin Hotel  191 North Los Robles, Pasadena, CA  91101


The National Hispanic Media Coalition is a non-partisan, non-profit, media advocacy and civil rights organization established in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. Its mission is to improve the image of American Latinos as portrayed by the media, increase the number of American Latinos employed in all facets of the media and telecommunications industries, and advocate for media and telecommunications policies that benefit Latinos and other people of color.


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