Covering immigration news in the Trump Era

Covering immigration can be challenging. Here’s how to do it well in the Trump era.

Spanish-language media has always covered immigration well. But when you add to the conversation a wall, travel ban, and sanctuary cities, the subject of immigration gets pushed to the top of the news cycle. For journalists working with Spanish-language media, covering immigration can present challenges. They must strike a balance between reporting recent developments and…

Maria Laria from America TeVe

Career Crossroads: Latina Talk Show Host Balances Passion for Journalism with Dream of Acting and Music-Making

It’s not every day that you get to shape history. That’s exactly what Cuban-American journalist María Laria did in 1988, as the first woman to create, produce, and host a Spanish-language talk show in the United States. Laria became a household name for Latinos. Today, she’s on the air with her current show, Arrebatados, where guests…

speaker panel tips for professional speakers

Speaking on a Panel? Expertly Prepare with These Best Practices from the Pros

Not all media panels are created equal. But they’re an important avenue for audiences to connect with you, beyond reading your stories and following on social media. Consumers want to learn about your experience in the media industry. And, as niche topics have increased, so has the demand for print journalists, bloggers, YouTubers, and influencers…

SUPER FAN OR CYBER STALKER

Super Fan or Cyber Stalker? How You Can Tell the Difference and When to Draw the Line

As a member of the media, you’re probably a local celebrity. You’ve built a solid following – readers, listeners, and/or viewers. Fans are following you on social media, and you may possess a verified Twitter account. Your personal brand is falling into place, and you regularly engage your audience on social channels. They, in turn, retweet…