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Urquidi joins Univision

Urquidi joins <em>Univision</em>

Sergio Urquidi recently joined Univision Arizona as lead anchor for its evening and late-night newscasts for the Phoenix and Tucson markets. An award-winning journalist, Uriquidi was most recently the lead anchor for El Opiniario, a news show airing on SOI TV, the first Spanish-language network in the U.S. focusing on the principal trending topics in […]




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LULAC Awards

LULAC Awards

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) recently recognized ten individuals at their 24th Annual LULAC Educational Awards and Scholarship Banquet in Tucson. Among the honorees for this year’s LULAC Presidential Citation Award were: Dr. Pepe Barron of Luz Social Services; J. Felipe Garcia of Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau; and Dr. Genie […]




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Local First AZ adds Velasco

Local First AZ adds Velasco

Local First Arizona (LFA), a member-based non-profit that promotes the importance of local economies, recently hired Carlos Velasco. Velasco will manage LFA’s sister organization, Fuerza Local, the Spanish-speaking preferred equivalent. Fuerza Local has close to 50 members and was launched in April, 2012, to strengthen local communities and economies within the Arizona Hispanic market.  See […]




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Morales receives national honor

Morales receives national honor

Andrea Morales, an associate professor of marketing at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, has received the 2013 Erin Anderson Award, a national award that recognizes outstanding female marketing scholars and the contributions they make by nurturing other women who want to launch academic careers. The annual award is conferred […]




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The week of April 15 changed everything

The week of April 15 changed everything

My perspective on: the Boston Marathon bombings




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Latinas y mid-life crisis – bring it on!

<em>Latinas y </em>mid-life crisis – bring it on!

If you don’t like it, change it




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De-tox for Disney

De-tox for Disney

Activists question safety of some school supplies




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Media compete for bilingual market

Media compete for bilingual market

Media biggies court Hispanics




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Turn off the Sun

<em>Turn off the Sun</em>

Contemporary Latin American Art at ASU Art Museum




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Barajas joins Cox

Barajas joins Cox

Israel Barajas was recently hired as the Phoenix Hispanic marketing coordinator by Cox Communications. In this role, Barajas will support Hispanic marketing initiatives across the country for Cox products and services. Until recently, Barajas served as the marketing communications coordinator for the Helios Education Foundation, where he developed and coordinated marketing, communications, advertising plans and […]