This past august 5th, in Washington, DC. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists, presented Mrs. Cynthia Hudson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S. with the NAHJ Presidential Award of Impact. This award recognized Mrs. Hudson’s unwavering commitment to journalism, the pursuit of the truth and her leadership in journalism.
“Throughout her entire career, Cynthia has defied obstacles and succeeded without question,” said Mekahlo Medina, NAHJ President. “Along the way, she brings up more Latinos and sets the stage for fair and accurate coverage of our community.”
This conference was the largest gathering of Latino and Black journalists in the United States. The National Association of Hispanic Journalists along with the National Association of Black Journalists hosted 4,000 journalists from the country’s largest print, television, radio and digital media companies.
Past recipients of the Presidential Award have been Pulitzer Prize, Peabody, Dupont winners and journalists who have gone above and beyond in pursuit of the truth.
About Cynthia Hudson
Cynthia Hudson is senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S. Hudson oversees all aspects, including newsgathering, editorial content, programming, production, operations and personnel, of the CNN en Español 24/7 television news network, CNN en Español RADIO and CNNMéxico.com, CNNEspañol.com.
About CNN en Español
The CNN en Español business unit is responsible for several multi-media platforms geared toward Spanish-speaking audiences around the world, including CNN en Español 24 hour cable news for Latin America, Mexico and the U.S. in three separate feeds, reaching 38 million cable and DTH households throughout Latin American and 7.4 million households across the U.S., as well as CNNEspanol.com and CNN en Español Radio, which include affiliate radio stations across Latin America and the U.S. in its partnership with Oi2 Media Corp.