THE LOS ANGELES TIMES AND HOY 2015 LATINOS DE HOY AWARDS SET FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11TH

Access Hollywood’s Liz Hernandez Will Host Event Honoring Latino Leadership, Service and Culture – Presenters include Henry Cejudo, Edward James Olmos, Chiquis Rivera and Yair Rodriguez with Special Performances by Kinky, Palenke Soultribe, Sofia Reyes and Jasmine V. Awards Show Moves to the Prestigious Dolby Theatre and Supports the Hispanic Scholarship Fund

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 2, 2015) – The Los Angeles Times and Hoy’s 2015 Latinos de Hoy Awards will be held Sunday, October 11th at the prestigious Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.  Television personality and journalist Liz Hernandez will host the annual achievement ceremony, which is held as the culmination of National Hispanic Heritage Month and supports the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.  The evening will kick-off with red carpet arrivals followed by the awards show and a post-awards party.  A limited number of tickets are available for purchase at LatinosDeHoy.com.

Presenters include Henry Cejudo, Edward James Olmos, Chiquis Rivera and Yair Rodriguez with special performances by Kinky, Palenke Soultribe, Sofia Reyes and Jasmine V.

Confirmed Latinos de Hoy Honorees:

·         Rafael Augustin

·         Kathleen Bedoya

·         Gabriel Chavarria

·         “East Los High”

·         Katie Elmore

·         Bricia Lopez

·         Dolores Huerta

·         Maurício Mota

·         Carlos Portugal

·         Castulo De La Rocha

·         Vanessa Vasquez

·         Danielle Vega

The annual Latinos de Hoy Awards is a bilingual/bicultural event to honor those in the Latino community who exemplify leadership, service and a dedication to setting an example for their peers and the next generation.  It is the only event celebrating Latinos, and the vibrant and diverse voices in a shared culture, produced by a major newspaper group in the U.S.

“We are proud to continue the tradition of recognizing important Hispanic leaders in the worlds of entertainment, sports, business and arts by creating Latinos de Hoy,” said Roaldo Moran, Publisher and General Manager, Hoy Los Angeles.  “This will be a great show and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.”

The event brings together celebrities, entrepreneurs and community leaders and is executive produced by David Chavez, CEO of INGEÑUITY.  Past honorees/presenters have included Oscar De La Hoya, Ozomatli, Gina Rodriguez, Sheila E., Angélica Maria, Ana Bárbara, Kate del Castillo, Cheech Marin, José José and many others.

More than 3 million Latinos read the L.A. Times and Hoy each week.  Latinos de Hoy is an extension of The Times’ and Hoy’s shared mission to engage and inform and support community involvement among those readers.

Information on the Hispanic Scholarship Fund can be found at http://events.latimes.com/latinosdehoy/charities/

Latinos de Hoy is produced in association with INGEÑUITY.  Sponsors include Goya Foods, the Los Angeles Lakers and Maker’s Mark.  A community partner of Latino Heritage LA, Latinos de Hoy is also supported by ABC7, Alegría Magazine, Gypset Magazine, LATV and Mega 96.3 FM.  Details and ticket information: LatinosDeHoy.com.  Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (#LDH15).

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About Los Angeles Times and Hoy:

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times is the largest metropolitan daily newspaper in the country and has been covering California and the world for more than 133 years.  Hoy is the #1 home-delivered Spanish language newspaper in the United States.  Together, LA Times and Hoy reach 37% of English-dominant Hispanic adults in Los Angeles and more than 1 million Spanish-speaking people each week.

About INGEÑUITY:

INGEÑUITY is a business growth agency connecting + people + brands + experiences changing millions of lives and communities.  We believe in pioneering and transforming experiences that turn feelings into action through event marketing, signature platforms, TV specials, concerts, conventions, galas, speakers & tours, exhibitions and world-renowned celebrity relationships.  More information: WeAreIngenuity.com, @weare_ingenuity.

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