Excellence in Journalism 2017 | Anaheim


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Legendary reporter gives special toast and glimpse into tradition

EIJ News Co-Adviser Sandra Gonzalez with Rigo Chacon. Delighted to chat with him about journalism at EIJ17

Excellence in Journalism ’17 may be over, but there is one night that a couple of dozen journalists are treasuring, after being treated to history, culture and poetry from a legendary newsman. Retired TV reporter Rigo Chacon gave a memorable toast before this crowd, as he strolled down memory lane.

It’s been several years since Chacon, the Emmy-award winning retired journalist attended a conference with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, which was part of EIJ 2017 this year. Continue reading


September 7th, 2017 | #, #, #, #, #, #
NAHJ and CCNMA Relationship in Question

Brandon Benavides, the President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, spoke with our News Team about NAHJ’s decision to review its partnership with the California Chicano News Media Association. | Photo by: Elena Piech

A rift between two major Latino journalism organizations has postponed the presentation of the Ruben Salazar Journalism Award during the National Association of Hispanic Journalist’s annual awards luncheon.

Members of the California Chicano News Media Association were surprised to hear that board members of NAHJ announced a request to review the finances shared between the two organizations. Continue reading