In Sunday Print, the Los Angeles Times Profiles Alex Nogales, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition

Balestra Media worked with the Los Angeles Times on including influential Latinos, including Alex Nogales, president and CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, in their online feature profiling 100 diverse influencers who have made a significant impact on Hollywood. Together, they represent the outlet’s top candidates for nomination to various branches of The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. The piece ran in print on Sunday, June 5.

NHMC’s Alex Nogales was one of 20 influencers increasing diversity in the industry with a breakout Q&A here: http://lat.ms/1t3JKBa.

After publication, the Los Angeles Times acknowledged NHMC in a follow-up piece for their recommendations of dozens of NHMC’s allies for inclusion. Of that list, we celebrate the newspaper’s selection of these amazing Latinos:

Gina Rodriguez (nominated for Actors branch)
Oscar Issac (nominated for Actors branch)
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (nominated for Directors branch)
Aurora Guerrero (nominated for Directors branch)
Jorge Gutierrez with a Q&A here
http://lat.ms/25CBSYq (nominated for Short Films and Animation)
Axel Caballero (nominated for Associates branch)
Ivette Rodriguez (nominated for Public Relations branch)
Eric Rovner (nominated for Associates branch)
Paul Presburger (nominated for Executives branch)

UPDATE: Of NHMC’s recommendations chosen by the Los Angeles Times, the Academy invited three to join.

Congratulations to:

Jorge Gutierrez, animator/director, “The Book of Life,” and NHMC Impact Award recipient
Patricia Riggen, director, “The 33”
Oscar Isaac, actor, “Star Wars The Force Awakens” and “Ex Machina”

Christina DiPasquale