Latino Journalists Battle Washington Post Over ‘White Minorities’ Story

“The topic is very relevant, but the story would’ve benefited from the perspective of the community at the heart of this young woman’s angst,” Balta said. “The intent wasn’t to create division or fan the flames, but the impact was certainly that. ” The full Observer article: https://www.google.com/amp/observer.com/2018/08/washington-post-diversity-hispanic-journalists/amp/

Hugo Balta: Beyond The Pitch

“In this episode of Beyond The Pitch, Juan Arango is joined by Hugo Balta … one of the most influential executives in US television 📺… giving a voice to Latinos via media outlets in this country. “ “As Senior Director at ESPN and with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) – he has given…

Unfiltered Sports Talk

One of the most candid conversations I’ve been fortunate to be a part of. I was a guest on Unfiltered Sports Talk podcast. Here’s some of the topics covered: -Challenges, missions and goals  -Sports in the Latino community and families -Weakness of diversity promotion in MLB and lack of equal opportunity for managerial and front…

Latina Women On The Backside of horse racing

“When you talk about women and you talk about careers in horse racing, among the challenges is also a lack of visibility and a lack of promotion opportunities,” Hugo Balta said. The backside workers “are the most invisible visible around horseracing,” he said. “They’re everywhere, but they’re nowhere.” Full article by Amanda Beam on the…