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The Imagen Foundation is now accepting nominations for the annual Most Powerful and Influential Latinos in Entertainment list that is distributed...

Winners of the 29th Annual Imagen (Spanish for “image”) Awards, honoring positive portrayals of Latinos and Latino culture in entertainment, were...

The 2014 Imagen Awards will honor Emmy® Nominee, Fred Armisen, writer/producer Manny Coto and Latina legend, Daisy Fuentes.

The Imagen Foundation has announced the nominees for the 29th Annual Imagen (Spanish for “image”) Awards, honoring portrayals of Latinos and...

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Powerful & Influential Latinos in Entertainment

Paul Montoya

President, Media Sales
CBS Television Distribution

In this position, Montoya leads CTD’s three Media Sales offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, overseeing the sale of national advertising time for all CTD series, including top syndicated series Judge Judy, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Dr. Phil, The Doctors, Rachael...

Rick Ramirez

Senior Vice President, Targeted Marketing
Warner Bros. Pictures

Ramirez is responsible for overseeing specialized marketing efforts—Hispanic, African American and Asian American audiences—for all feature films released under the studio’s banner in the areas of creative advertising, publicity, promotions and interactive. Ramirez worked on the final two Harry Potter...

Belinda Menendez

NBCUniversal International Television Distribution & Universal Networks International

Menendezoversees distribution and channels for NBCUniversal International’s television business. She has more than 20 years of experience in international television distribution, operations and management.

Javier Avitia

Senior Vice President Business Affairs
CBS Studios International

Javier Avitia is Senior Vice President of Business Affairs for CBS Studios International, based in Los Angeles, CA.  He is responsible for most of the day-to-day business affairs and legal aspects of the worldwide licensing of CBS and Showtime programs to foreign television broadcasters, including...

Rita Ferro

Executive Vice President, Disney Media Sales and Marketing
The Walt Disney Company

Ferro leads the integrated sales team that represents and maximizes advertising sales, marketing and promotions across The Walt Disney Company's media platforms that serve kids, moms and families. The portfolio consists of the 24 hour kid-driven, family inclusive Disney Channel, Disney XD...

Erika Kennair

Vice President, Original Programming and Development

Kennair is responsible for developing new original programming and talent for Syfy. She recently launched the first season of Defiance.  Erika is currently shepherding the pilots Dominion, High Moon and12 Monkeys.

Marla Provencio

Executive Vice President, Marketing, and Chief Marketing Officer
ABC Entertainment Group

In this position, Provencio oversees all marketing activities for ABC’s primetime, daytime and late-night lineups, while establishing the tone and brand for the network. Her duties include oversight and strategic planning, creative development and implementation of all...

Monica Gil

Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations
The Nielsen Company

In this role, Gil works extensively with news media, elected officials, community leaders and Nielsen’s media, entertainment and consumer businesses.  Mónica also manages Nielsen’s national Hispanic/Latino Strategic Outreach and the company’s education, philanthropy, government and public...

Marlene Dermer

Co-Founder, Executive Director & Programmer
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

Dermer  is the co-founder, executive director, and programmer of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) which celebrated its 16th edition on October 2013. She is also the ...

Juan Alfonso

Vice President, Drama Development
ABC Studios

Alfonso is a creative executive at ABC Studios, developing and producing scripted drama series for ABC and other networks.  Since his arrival in January, he has worked on “Betrayal”, currently on-air, as well as “Resurrection” and “Killer Women” which will air in the spring of 2014. ...