Meeting/Event Information

Hispanics in Media

October 14, 2020
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM



Join our virtual panel of journalists from Spanish and English media who will speak on how the current political climate, issues on diversity and the pandemic have affected the way Hispanic journalists cover news and are represented within the industry.

The Panel:

Astrid D. Rivera
Reporter/Producer for Despierta America
Astrid is a bilingual journalist and content creator with more than ten years of experience covering high profile cases, lifestyle, and entertainment. Astrid is a reporter and producer for Univision’s Morning Show, Despierta America. There, she has been able to interview renowned celebrities, artists, musicians, and secured human stories that have touched so many. Astrid is also co-founder of Frida & Olivia, a new concept Jewelry for the versatile, modern, strong woman. Astrid is also a United States Army Veteran. She served in the Army Reserves for eight years. She was deployed to Kuwait in 2003 for Operation Iraqui Freedom. She also traveled to Egypt in 2005 to participate in Opeartion BrightStar ’06. Post Hurricane Maria, Astrid was a leading voice in championing relief efforts for those most in need on the island. 

Celeste Rodas de Juárez
Freelance Journalist (Univision/ El Nuevo Herald) 
Celeste is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years of experience. She has developed content for major media outlets such as, Nexos of American Airlines, El Nuevo Herald, AAPR, and People en Español. She has also served as editor for en Español, and as producer of Al Rojo Vivo. Celeste is founder of the Asociación Latina de Periodistas de Entretenimiento (ALPE), and most recently a digital influencer and blogger. Her blog, is the only on-line platform that is dedicated to celebrating and highlighting the challenges of caring for young children and aging parents. In 2016 she was awarded a Hispanicize and Telemundo Tecla Award for “Best Breakout Creator” for best original content just one month after launching her platform. 

Lourdes Reigosa
Producer, NBC6 In the Mix

Lourdes is the Producer for NBC 6’s premier daytime entertainment and lifestyle TV show, 6 in the Mix, hosted by Jen Herrera and Johanna Gomez. Previously, Lourdes was the Associate Producer of South Florida Today, Live Miami at 11, and contributor to She has also worked in a variety of multimedia platforms, having been the Features Editor and Contributor to TAG Media (circulating Brickell Magazine, Key Biscayne Magazine and SOFI Magazine) and contributor to Haute Living Magazine. She is a graduate of Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Lourdes is happily married to her wonderful husband, Alexander, is an advocate of the performing arts, a food lover, and revels in South Florida’s unique beat.

The Moderator:
Natalie Boden, President & Founder, BODEN Agency
Natalie Boden is Founder & President of BODEN. Named one of PRWeek’s 2020 Hall of Femme honorees, PRWeek's 2014 "Top 40 under 40" Heavy Hitters and recipient of the 2017 ColorComm Circle Award and the 2017 PR News Game Changer award, Natalie has succeeded in building BODEN into an award-winning communications agency and winner of PR News’ Best Places to Work. An advocate for diversity & inclusion, Natalie serves on the Latina advisory board of Girls Inc., the board of ColorComm and the Cultural Marketing Council, as well as on the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation committee. She is a graduate of Florida International University and a recipient of the university’s Alumni Torch Award, for outstanding leadership in the profession and in the community.



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