Wednesday, September 14, 2022
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM (EDT)

Registration Opens

Continental Breakfast, Sponsored by: 

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM (EDT)

Welcome Remarks

Carmel King
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM (EDT)

Opening Comments by Host

Joseph Schramm
9:35 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT)

Opening Address: Embracing Hispanic Culture Through Media:  The State of the Hispanic Media Industry

This address on the state of the Hispanic media business worldwide is presented in partnership with the Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC). The overview addresses how television provides advertisers and programmers with a unique access to the world’s Hispanic consumers, and notably the 64 million U.S. residents who identify as Hispanic Americans. Today, they represent 20% of the total US population with a consumer buying power exceeding $2 Trillion.

Gonzalo Del Fa
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM (EDT)

Opening Keynote: How Network News Embraces Hispanic Culture

Our keynote guest discusses the importance of breaking through stereotypes and references the commitment of network television news to consistently deliver an inclusive message. 

As Transportation Correspondent for ABC News, he covers aviation, railroads, the auto industry, and space for all ABC News programs and platforms including “Good Morning America,” “ABC World News Tonight,” “Nightline,” “20/20,” “ABC News Radio,” and ABC’s streaming network, “ABC News Live.” 
Our award-winning keynote guest shares his perspectives on top news stories he covered, including the Pulse nightclub shooting, El Chapo's underground escape, and the Boston Marathon bombing.

Joseph Schramm Gio Benitez
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Advertising Panel: Embracing Hispanic Consumers in The Evolving Media Environment

In today’s economy, advertisers are increasingly focused on cultural relevancy, and prioritizing Hispanic consumers to ensure profitability. This roundtable of media buyers and media sellers discuss the immediate opportunities for growing the Hispanic media business, and opportunities for brands, in the evolving landscape that includes both linear inventory, and an ever-expanding number of options offered by streaming. 

Court Stroud Karina Dobarro Katina Papas Wachter Isabel Rafferty Michael Roca Laura Willis
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM (EDT)

Morning Break

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11:15 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)

Content Research Presentation and Fireside Chat: How Programmers Are Embracing Hispanic Culture in 2022

This research presentation reveals the most recent efforts among various producers and programmers to accurately depict Hispanic culture in storylines and how these efforts have also encouraged more show creators to appeal to Hispanic audiences. The presentation is followed by a one on one fireside chat. 

Daisy Expósito-Ulla Veronica Hernandez Carlos Santiago
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

Fireside Chat | How Advertisers are Creatively Embracing Our Culture?

A leading advertising executive shares examples of engaging advertising campaigns intended to generate meaningful relationships for brands with Hispanic consumers.  She will discuss the key factors needed for brands to ensure an effective consumer connection through video.

Adriana Waterston Marina Filippelli
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM (EDT)

Sports Programming Roundtable: Embracing the Cultural Appeal of FIFA World Cup

This roundtable conversation focuses on the upcoming FIFA World Cup and features three (3) individuals responsible for ensuring that Hispanic futbol fans have the chance to enjoy every golden moment of televised coverage from Qatar including network executives, talent and the producer.

Michael Malone Jose Garriga Ana Jurka Eli Velazquez
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM (EDT)

Awards Presentation Ceremony: The Annual Presentation of the Hispanic Television Awards

The annual Hispanic Television Awards recognize individuals, program series, talent, and organizations for leadership in evolving the business of television intended for Hispanic audiences worldwide. The awards are presented in several categories. Three awards recognize “pioneers in Hispanic television” who continue to grow the industry by their continued efforts of 20+ years. Another award is presented in recognition of executive leadership while another recognizes corporate leadership. The final and most prestigious award is the legacy award for Outstanding Achievement in Hispanic Television which usually recognizes a talent, or a program series or event. The awards presentation will be hosted by Ana Jurka, Sports anchor and co-host of “Titulares y Más” - Telemundo Deportes. 

View the 2022 award recipients here 

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Ana Jurka
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Awards Celebration Luncheon

The Awards Luncheon is a celebration of this year’s recipients and includes a selection of Latin-fusion foods, entertainment, ample time to network and re-connect, all in a party-like atmosphere held within the Gallery of Honorees.'

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2:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EDT)

Original Production Roundtable: How Television Has Embraced A Legacy Cultural Event

For about four decades, television has played a significant role in positioning the Annual National Puerto Rican Parade as one of the legacy cultural events for Hispanics, notably the millions of individuals who proudly identify by their Puerto Rican heritage. This roundtable includes the key players who were responsible for continuing this legacy in 2022, including the on-air host, the television executive, and the head of the parade’s organizing committee. Hear how language, sponsorship and broadcast distribution partnerships have each played a role in the nationwide coverage of this annual event through linear, streaming, and on demand channels.

Sunny Hostin Marilu Quevedo-Galvez Louis Maldonado Joe Torres
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM (EDT)

Subscription Retention Marketing Fireside Chat: Embracing Hispanic Culture as a Tactic for Subscriber Retention

This next, fast-paced, one-on-one interview taps a leading expert in retaining Hispanic subscribers to traditional pay tv and streaming platforms. Learn more about proven tactics that embrace Hispanic cultural nuances and messages that have successfully retained existing Hispanic subscribers.

Adriana Waterston José Velez Silva
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)

Audience Promotion Roundtable: Embracing Hispanic Viewers and Developing Loyal Audiences

This moderated discussion including programming and marketing promotion executives from platforms, programmers, and networks, discuss the nuances of attracting loyal Hispanic fans in today’s environment that is increasingly competing for viewers.

Thomas Umstead Freddy Arias Shampa Banerjee Serge Gojkovich Jessica Vargas Robert Velez
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM (EDT)

The Sports Fan fireside chat: How Sports Television Embraces Hispanic Fans

This fireside discussion features a leading programming executive who possesses radio and marketing background. It focuses on key benefits of linear and streamed sports programming and live event coverage for Hispanic fans.

Joseph Schramm Oscar Ramos
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Afternoon Break

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4:00 PM - 4:15 PM (EDT)

Streaming Research Presentation: How Hispanics Are Embracing Streaming

This conversation explores how free ad-supported streaming platforms can offer the latest opportunity for meeting the programming interests of today's holistic, bilingual, bi-cultural Hispanic marketplace.

Court Stroud Jessica Ricaurte
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)

Distribution Discussion: Embracing the Evolving Content Distribution Environment on Linear and Streaming

Leading executives from streaming platforms, traditional cable providers, networks, and distribution sales companies discuss the options for Hispanic viewers to enjoy programming on streaming or traditional linear platforms. Notably, the panel will discuss the impact of streaming on their business models for content distribution now and in the future.

Thomas Umstead Kevin Cross Kerin Handal Mark Lieberman Luis Torres-Bohl
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM (EDT)

Partnership Discussion: Embracing Program Partnerships for Streaming

A group of programming distribution executives discuss their perspectives on the changing dynamics of programming partnership for Hispanic viewers with one of the leading ad-supported streaming platforms serving Latin audiences.

Juanjo Duran Edward Allen Luis Guillermo Villanueva Adam Waltuch
5:15 PM - 5:20 PM (EDT)

Closing Remarks

Joseph Schramm
5:20 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)

Closing Reception

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