Not sure I’m deserving of being on this prestigious list, but certainly grateful to be included with many members of the ESPN Familia and other sports media outlets 🙏🏼👍🏼💪🏼
“Balta began his reporting career as a producer for NY1 in 1994. Since then, he has worked for Telemundo, NBC, MSNBC, WCBS and most recently, ESPN.
Balta is responsible for expanding ESPN Deportes’ coverage and was the creator of the bilingual Max y Marly audio podcast and Nación ESPN.
He also served as President for the National Association of Hispanic Journalists from 2012-2014 and is the co-founder of the Latino Multimedia Communicators social media group, which shares, discusses and supports professionals and their products of interest to the Latino community.
Balta is a passionate advocate for diversity, and his work constantly highlights the beauty of multiculturalism and Hispanic representation.
The List: https://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2017/10/13/30-most-influential-hispanics-sports