14th Annual

Influential Latinos
in Media

Nomination Period Now Open!

Deadline to Submit: March 1, 2024
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14th Annual Influential Latinos in Media

The nomination period for the 14th Annual Influential Latinos in Media is now open!

Objective

The Influential Latinos in Media acknowledges and celebrates Latinos in the entertainment industry who are doing the “business of the business.” These are individuals who contribute daily to mainstream media and who through their expertise, business acumen, and diligence of purpose, have achieved success and influence within their companies and in the industry. These individuals are influential in providing the Latino community opportunities in the business, the creative, or the production of accurate depictions and stories of the Latino community.

The Foundation works to create, promote, and enhance opportunities for all Latinos in front of and behind the camera and throughout the entertainment industry, and serves as a liaison between the industry and the Latino community by providing access, education, and resources.

Qualifications

Qualifying candidates must meet the following criteria.

  • Individuals who manage significant levels of responsibility within their organizations.
  • Individuals who have made an impact within their companies and in the entertainment industry. 
  • Eligible candidates include executives at the level of vice president or individuals who have similar level of responsibility and above, showrunners, executive producers, talent agents, talent managers, legal counsels, and entertainment industry non-profit executives.
  • Individuals who are committed to providing opportunities for Latinos in front and behind the camera.

Influential Latinos Hall of Fame Qualifications

The Imagen Foundation is home to the Influential Latinos in Media Hall of Fame, which honors those individuals who have, for 5 years or more, been recognized for their leadership by the Imagen Foundation.

Individuals who meet the following criteria may be inducted into the Influential Latinos Hall of Fame.

  • Individual must be submitted for consideration and meet all the Qualifications listed above.
  • Individual must have been named to the Influential Latinos in Media list for 5 or more years.

If the candidate is selected to appear on this year’s list, they will be invited to join the Influential Latinos Hall of Fame.

Who Can Submit

Individuals who meet the above criteria are invited to submit themselves or be submitted by others, such as their companies, colleagues, friends, and family.

Submission of a candidate does not guarantee selection to the list.

General Guidelines

In addition to the above Qualifications, all candidates submitted for consideration must provide the following.

  • A completed nomination form, available online by clicking here.
  • The candidate’s short biography or CV.
  • The candidate’s headshot, which can be submitted as a JPG, PNG, or PDF file. A link to the headshot is also acceptable.
  • A fee is required for each candidate submitted, per the Submission Fee schedule below.

Submission Fee

A fee of $150 applies per candidate. Candidates who are selected for this year’s list will be invited to attend the reception and presentation as Imagen’s guests.

The Imagen Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Fees are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Deadline

All candidates must be submitted online by 4pm PT on March 1, 2024.

Selection Confirmation

Individuals who are selected for this year’s Influential Latinos in Media list will receive a letter via email. Individuals must confirm their participation and provide any requested assets by the given deadline to be included in the list and the event’s program book.

Influential Latinos in Media Event

Honorees will be invited to attend the Influential Latinos in Media event, consisting of a reception and presentation of honorees. Only one ticket per honoree is provided. Additional tickets will be available for purchase.

The date of the event will be on or about April 20, 2024. Location to be announced soon.

Announcement of Honorees

A press release announcing the full list of honorees will be sent out on the day of the event.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the Influential Latinos in Media that are not answered here, please contact the Imagen Foundation by phone at (626) 376-9751 or by email at awards@imagen.org.