Freeze Frame | 20th Anniversary Hispanic TV Summit

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 Sunny Hostin, co-host of ‘The View,’ moderated a panel on WABC New York’s coverage of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
Sunny Hostin, co-host of ‘The View,’ moderated a panel on WABC New York’s coverage of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade.

The 20th Annual Hispanic Television Summit, held September 15 at etc.venues as part of NYC TV Week, explored the multiple ways that television programming is embracing Hispanic culture in 2022 across platforms from streaming to broadcast to traditional pay TV, with a special focus on the increasing preference for programming made by Hispanics for Hispanics. The event also included the annual Hispanic Television Awards, honoring top executives and on-air personalities in the sector. Here are some snapshots from the daylong event.

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Gonzalo del Fa, president of GroupM Multicultural and chair of the Hispanic Marketing Council, kicks off the 20th anniversary Hispanic Television Summit with the opening address on the State of the Hispanic Media Industry.
Gonzalo del Fa, president of GroupM Multicultural and chair of the Hispanic Marketing Council, kicks off the 20th anniversary Hispanic Television Summit with the opening address on the State of the Hispanic Media Industry.

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Gio Benitez, transportation corresponent for ABC News, did the Hispanic Television Summit’s Opening Keynote interview.
Gio Benitez, transportation corresponent for ABC News, did the Hispanic Television Summit’s Opening Keynote interview.

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Michael Roca of Omnicom Media Group, Isabel Rafferty of Canela Media and Katina Pappas Wachter of Roku on the advertising-focused panel “Embracing Hispanic Consumers in The Evolving Media Environment.”
Michael Roca of Omnicom Media Group, Isabel Rafferty of Canela Media and Katina Pappas Wachter of Roku on the advertising-focused panel “Embracing Hispanic Consumers in The Evolving Media Environment.”

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Nielsen product manager, inclusion analytics Veronica Hernandez on the “How Programmers Are Embracing Hispanic Culture in 2022” panel.
Nielsen product manager, inclusion analytics Veronica Hernandez on the “How Programmers Are Embracing Hispanic Culture in 2022” panel.

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Adriana Waterston (l.) of Horowitz Research and Marina Filippelli of Orci during the fireside chat “How Advertisers Are Embracing Our Culture.”
Adriana Waterston (l.) of Horowitz Research and Marina Filippelli of Orci during the fireside chat “How Advertisers Are Embracing Our Culture.”

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Panelists on the sports roundtable “Embracing the Cultural Appeal of FIFA World Cup” (l. to r.): B+C programming editor Michael Malone, moderator; Ana Jurka, Telemundo Deports; Jose Garriga, NBC Sports Group; and Eli Velazquez, Telemundo Deportes.
Panelists on the sports roundtable “Embracing the Cultural Appeal of FIFA World Cup” (l. to r.): B+C programming editor Michael Malone, moderator; Ana Jurka, Telemundo Deports; Jose Garriga, NBC Sports Group; and Eli Velazquez, Telemundo Deportes.

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The Hispanic Television Award recipients for 2022 (from l.): Juanjo Duran, Google; Sunny Hostin of ABC’s ‘The View;’ Maribel Ramos-Weiner, Prodú; Marina Filippelli, Orci; José E. Vélez-Silva, Comcast; and awards host Ana Jurka.
The Hispanic Television Award recipients for 2022 (from l.): Juanjo Duran, Google; Sunny Hostin of ABC’s ‘The View;’ Maribel Ramos-Weiner, Prodú; Marina Filippelli, Orci; José E. Vélez-Silva, Comcast; and awards host Ana Jurka.

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Sunny Hostin, co-host of ‘The View,’ moderated a panel on WABC New York’s coverage of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade.
Sunny Hostin, co-host of ‘The View,’ moderated a panel on WABC New York’s coverage of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade.

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On the Puerto Rican Day Parade roundtable “How Television Has Embraced a Legacy Cultural Event,” WABC New York anchor Joe Torres (l.) and Luis Maldonado of d’exposito & Partners.
On the Puerto Rican Day Parade roundtable “How Television Has Embraced a Legacy Cultural Event,” WABC New York anchor Joe Torres (l.) and Luis Maldonado of d’exposito & Partners.

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(From l.): Jessica Vargas of Warner Bros. Discovery, Shampa Banerjee of Canela Media and Serge Gojkovich of Pluto TV during the Audience Promotion Roundtable.
(From l.): Jessica Vargas of Warner Bros. Discovery, Shampa Banerjee of Canela Media and Serge Gojkovich of Pluto TV during the Audience Promotion Roundtable.

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ESPN’s Oscar Ramos talks about “How Sports Television Embraces Hispanic Fans.”
ESPN’s Oscar Ramos talks about “How Sports Television Embraces Hispanic Fans.”

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Jessica Ricaurte of Adsmovil talks about “How Hispanics Are Embracing Streaming.”
Jessica Ricaurte of Adsmovil talks about “How Hispanics Are Embracing Streaming.”

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(From l.): Samantha Huggins, Mel Ruiz Marc and Christine Garcia of Canela Media.
(From l.): Samantha Huggins, Mel Ruiz Marc and Christine Garcia of Canela Media.

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(From l.): Ana M. Ortiz, Hispanic Research and Consulting Services; Oscar Mercado, PX Sports; and Mike Fonseca, Excel Sports Management.
(From l.): Ana M. Ortiz, Hispanic Research and Consulting Services; Oscar Mercado, PX Sports; and Mike Fonseca, Excel Sports Management.