Just before the Oscars, on Friday, February 26, the National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) will honor Latinos making outstanding contributions to the positive portrayals of Latinos in film and TV at their 19th annual NHMC Impact Awards Gala at the historic Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.
A black tie event to honor outstanding contributions to the positive portrayals of Latinos in media by the NHMC, and to celebrate the organization’s 30th anniversary of media advocacy work.
Luis Guzman, Outstanding Performance in Film and Television (Code Black, Narcos, Anger Management, Boogie Nights)
Andrea Navedo, Outstanding Performance in a Television Series (Jane the Virgin)
Stephanie Beatriz, Outstanding Performance in a Television Series (Brooklyn Nine-Nine)
East Los High, Outstanding Online Series, executive producer Mauricio Mota to accept the award for the series
ESPN, Outstanding Commitment and Outreach to the Latino Community, John Kosner, executive vice president for digital and print media at ESPN, to accept the award for the television channel along with Antonietta “Toni” Collins, digital anchor at ESPN
John Quiñones, Lifetime Achievement Award (Primetime: What Would You Do?)
Masters of Ceremonies:
Jackie Guerrido (weather forecaster for Univision Network’s Primer Impacto and host of Variety Latino)
Nicholas Gonzalez (Resurrection Blvd., Bordertown)
Ivonne Coll (Swithced at Birth, Jane the Virgin)
Wilmer Valderrama (That 70’s Show, El Rey Network’s From Dusk Till Dawn)
The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a media advocacy and civil rights organization for the advancement of Latinos, working towards a media that is fair and inclusive of Latinos, and towards universal, affordable, and open access to communications.