NAHJ Announces New Board Appointments
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) has announced several appointments to the national board. Rafael Olmeda will serve as VP of Print. The Baruch College grad is currently a Senior Journalist at the Sun-Sentinel, where he covers Broward County criminal and civil courts. Olmeda is also a former President of NAHJ and UNITY: Journalists of Color. Mirta Ojito will serve as the Spanish At-Large Officer. The 1986 Florida Atlantic University graduate, who also earned a Master’s from Columbia University, is a former writer for the NYT and is currently the Senior Director of News Standards for Telemundo. Rodrigo Cervantes, who is currently KJZZ’s Mexico City Bureau Chief, will serve as Secretary. The Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education graduate, who also holds a Master’s from CEU San Pablo University, is also the former President of the NAHJ-Atlanta chapter and was previously an Editor at MundoHispánico, a division of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia’s oldest and largest Latino newspaper. José Díaz Jr. will serve as the Region 2 Director, covering New York and the surrounding states. The Hofstra University alum is currently a Foreign Desk Producer at CBS News, where he coordinates international stories for CBS This Morning, Evening News, and 60 Minutes. More here.