President also Authors Exclusive Column
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ImpreMedia, the leading Hispanic news and information company, announced today that it will conduct an exclusive interview with President Obama and that the President will author an exclusive column for impreMedia, signaling the importance that the Hispanic community has within the US and the critical role impreMedia’s properties play in informing them.
ImpreMedia’s Washington correspondent Antonieta Cádiz will conduct an exclusive one-on-one interview with President Obama. The interview will cover a wide range of topics including economic, immigration and education issues. The interview will take place on Thursday, September 9, 2010 and will be published, along with photos, immediately on impreMedia’s digital properties including www.laopinion.com, www.eldiariony.com , and www.impre.com among others.
“We are pleased President Obama has selected impreMedia for this exclusive interview. It is a testament to our commitment to the highest standards of journalism and the President’s recognition of our leadership within our community and throughout the US,” stated Monica Lozano, CEO of impreMedia.
In addition, President Obama will write a column, “Health Reform Will Increase Access to Care for Latinos”, which will be exclusive to impreMedia’s websites and publications. In his column, “the President urges Latinos to access the government’s new website www.cuidadodesalud.gov for information on benefits, premiums, and costs. The website will allow you to see –for the first time ever - all of your insurance options in one place that can be personalized for you and your families”, wrote the President. The column will publish on Wednesday, September 8, 2010.
With an increasing rate of Hispanics being diagnosed with obesity and diabetes each year, Hispanics are the largest group that are uninsured. A recent impreMedia poll found that there was overwhelming support among Hispanics for Health Care Reform and the expansion of health care coverage.
ImpreMedia is the No. 1 Hispanic News and Information Company in the U.S. in Online and Print. ImpreMedia's multi-platform offerings range from Online to Video, Mobile and Print and encompass 27 properties, including the portal http://www.impre.com and its McClatchy partners. 30% of all U.S. Hispanic adults use an impreMedia product. The company is also the nation's largest Hispanic newspaper publisher with newspapers in the top 7 U.S. Hispanic markets, reaching 16 markets total that represent 63% of the U.S. Hispanic population. Its leading publications include La Opinión in Los Angeles and El Diario La Prensa in New York. For more information, visit: http://www.impremedia.com.
ImpreMedia portals and publication websites are: www.impre.com, www.laopinion.com, www.eldiariony.com, www.hoynyc.com, www.laraza.com, www.laprensafl.com, www.elmensajero.com, www.rumbonet.com, www.vistamagazine.com, and www.contigola.com, www.lavibra.com, www.impreautos.com.
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