NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--impreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, announced today the appointment of Erica Gonzalez to Executive Editor and Carmen Villavicencio to Managing Editor of El Diario-La Prensa.
Gonzalez first joined El Diario in 2006 as Opinion Page Editor, and developed a multi-faceted role that consisted of writing the paper’s hard-hitting editorial positions that covered immigration reform and electoral campaigns to being responsible for regular and guest columnists. Gonzalez has represented El Diario on CNN, New York 1, Grit TV to name a few. Most recently, she managed a successful launch and development of El Diario’s “Nuestros Barrios/Our Neighborhoods” a special editorial series that was featured by an e-news roundup entitled Your Morning Café.
Gonzalez’ impressive background includes reporting for the New York Post, serving as editor of SoloElla.com and working as director of communications for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. She holds multiple degrees from Syracuse and Columbia University.
“El Diario has experienced excellent audience growth over the course of the years, introducing new multimedia initiatives, sharpening its political coverage and expanding its editorial sections. Our unique and relevant content is what keeps our audience engaged. Erica has been an important part of that effort. I have every confidence that El Diario’s growth will continue under her leadership,” said Rossana Rosado, Publisher of El Diario.
Carmen Villavicencio has been named Managing Editor. Working under the guidance and direction of Editor-in-Chief Erica Gonzalez, Villavicencio will assume responsibility for much of the daily management of El Diario’s editorial operations, acting as Managing Editor. In her new role she will be responsible for El Diario’s content and newsroom coverage.
Villavicencio served as El Diario’s News Editor prior to her appointment. In that capacity she served as the department leader and coordinated news coverage with editors, reporters and correspondents. In addition, she was responsible for directing and monitoring the flow of news through different outlets; maintaining a multimedia approach to news on the web and in print. Villavicencio’s professional resume includes having worked for notable Hispanic publications such as Hora Hispana, Noticias del Mundo and Diario el Universo.
“Carmen has worked all facets of newsroom editorial with dedication and innovation. We are sure that she will continue to excel in her new capacity as Managing Editor and continue to bring new editorial concepts to our audience,” said Rossana Rosado, Publisher of El Diario.
About El Diario
Founded in 1913, El Diario is also the oldest Spanish-language daily newspaper in the country. El Diario has won numerous prizes for its investigative and community journalism and was co-recipient of the José Martí Award as best Spanish-language newspaper in the United States in 2005 by the National Association of Hispanic Publishers. For more information, visit our website at: www.impre.com/eldiariony.
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