Tuesday, September 26, 2017

El Rey Network’s Robert Rodriguez to form Diversity Council

  Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, known for such commercial hits as Spy Kids, Predators, and Sin City, announced that his English-language cable network aimed at second- and third-generation Latinos, El Rey, will launch a diversity council to create content and recruit talent more representative of America’s changing demographics. The announcement comes on the heels of other networks […]

Univision Announces New Partnership with El Rey Network

Univision Communications, Inc. announced that they would be making a strategic investment in partnering with El Rey Network, the up-and-coming network founded by director Robert Rodriguez. “Our partnership in El Rey Network is a testament to Univision’s culture of innovation, the power of our brand to live in both languages, and our constant quest to […]

Hispanic Business Includes Maria Cardona In “Influentials” List

Hispanic Business released yesterday their 2013 “Influentials” list, where they included Maria Cardona for her work as a political strategist and expertise in the communications field. Cardona spoke with HispanicBusiness in an interview and touched on topics such as her upbringing, working as a political strategist, and how she feels being a Latina pushed her […]

Latinos Not At The Table

I hear it from Latinos all the time: One of the things they find galling about the mainstream media is when they turn on the television and four pundits are sitting at a table discussing Latinos or some issue that impacts Latinos—and there isn’t a single Latino present. The optics are terrible. Can you imagine […]

El Rey Network Announces Antoinette Alfonso Zel As CEO

El Rey Network, the new general entertainment cable network geared toward young Americans that is set to launch on Comcast at the end of 2013, announced today Antoinette Alfonso Zel as its CEO. Zel brings to El Rey 20 year career in television, marketing and media experience with brands like NBC, MTV Networks, and her Latino-focused advertising […]