Join us for a panel discussion on how Spanish-language print/online media are adapting to current demographics at 9:30 a.m. in Manzanita Hall Room 361.
Panelists include Reynaldo Mena, director of editorial at La Opinion; Alejandro Maciel, editorial director at Hoy Los Angeles; Gabriel Lerner, of Huffington Post Voces; and Fernando Mexia, a correspondent with EFE News Agency.
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About our panelists:
Prior to joining La Opinión in March of 2012, Mena has worked in various newsrooms across the United States including as editor of the Orange County Register’s Exclesior publication and assistant editor of Nuevo Tiempo of the San Jose Mercury News.
Maciel has been with the Los Angeles Times for the past nine years as editorial director of Hoy, their Los Angeles based Spanish language publication. Maciel was previously publisher/editor of La Voz de San Diego and executive editor of Impacto USA.
Gabriel Lerner is the Editorial Director of HuffPost Voces. He is a journalist, blogger, columnist, and editor.
Born in Buenos Aires, Gabriel has lived in Los Angeles since 1989. He worked for 14 years at La Opinión, the largest Spanish language daily in the U.S., as news editor.
Mexia was named in the first annual directory created by Compromiso Asturias to honor natives from Asturias (province in the north of Spain) for their successful careers out of that province.
Mexia was born in Oviedo, capital city of Asturias.