BEVERLY HILLS—Kicking off Oscars weekend, on Friday, February 24, the National Hispanic Media Coalition will host their star-studded 20th annual Impact Awards Gala at the historic Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, where Latinos making outstanding contributions to the positive portrayals of Latinos in film and TV will be honored. This is a black tie affair to honor outstanding contributions to the positive portrayals of Latinos in media, hosted by the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
Karla Souza, Outstanding Performance in a Television Series, (How To Get Away With Murder)
Jaime Camil, Outstanding Performance in a Television Series (Jane the Virgin)
Roberto Orci, Visionary Impact Award, (Transformers, Star Trek, The Amazing Spiderman 2)
Hate Rising, Outstanding Documentary, producer Catherine Tambini to accept the award on behalf of the team, including Fusion and Univision anchor Jorge Ramos
Norman Lear, a World War II veteran, actor, writer, producer, director, and creator of such legendary sitcoms including, One Day at a Time, All In The Family, Good Times, Sanford And Son, The Jeffersons, Maude, and many others that defined and revolutionized American television.
Friday, February 24, 2017
6:00-7:00 p.m. Red Carpet Arrivals, Reception
7:00-10:00 p.m. Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
9500 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
NHMC’s 2017 title and diamond event sponsors include The Walt Disney Company, Univision Communications Inc., and Comcast NBCUniversal.
About The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NMHC)
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.