THE OPINION of Los Angeles won the Gold Medal for Best Hispanic Newspaper in the United States, the highest recognition of the José Martí Awards presented each year by the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP, for its acronym in English). La Opinion received another Gold Medal for Best Website of a Publication. In addition, it won the Best Newspaper Design category.
La Opinion is a publication of Impremedia, a leading Hispanic news and information company. EL DIARIO from New York and LA RAZA from Chicago, also published by Impremedia, received 11 and 12 medals respectively. La Raza was awarded as the Best Weekly in Spanish in the country.
“We are very grateful for these awards that show that Impremedia is the number 1 creator of content in Spanish in the United States. These awards are the result of the passion and dedication of our editorial teams in our digital and printed platforms ”, said Iván Adaime, CEO of Impremedia.
In addition to the three main awards mentioned above, La Opinion obtained another 5 medals – two gold and three silver – dominating the Editorial Writing area in the categories of Best International Policy Article (“The indigenous world at the mercy of the coronavirus”, by Gardenia Mendoza), Best Local Business Article (“In honor of detained women”, by Araceli Martínez Ortega), Best Immigration Article (“Between Tonatico and Waukegan: the binational coup of the coronavirus“, By Gardenia Mendoza), Best Entertainment Article (“Danny Trejo: ‘I’m still working to get out of hell’”, By Rafael Cores) and Best Header.
El Diario received the Silver Medal for Best Hispanic Newspaper, only behind La Opinion. This is the main category of the José Martí Awards, which last year went to El Diario itself. It also won the Bronze Medal for Best Website of a Publication.
The oldest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States also won the Gold Medal for Best Auto Section, the Silver Medal for Best Community Photography (“Abuelita Puerto Ricans celebrates 100 years with a party in Harlem”, by Edwin Martínez), and Medals Bronze Award for Best Design, Best Immigration Article (“5 keys to Trump’s immigration ban due to the coronavirus”, by Jesús García), Best Photography (“Protest in Brooklyn over the death of George Floyd ends in violence”, by Rafael Cores ), Best Food Section (“Ecuadorian Creativity in the form of pizza”, by Liseth Pérez Almelda), Best Lifestyle Section, Best National Policy Article (“If we vote, we count; if not, we scrub ourselves”, by Jesús García), and Best International Policy Article (“What is the migrant council for Mexico City”, by Jesús García).
La Raza, an Impremedia publication in Chicago, won 6 Gold Medals. In addition to being recognized as the Best Weekly in Spanish in the country, it won the Best Hispanic Success Story categories (“Reinventing themselves to defeat covid-19: Chicago’s small Hispanic entrepreneurs adapt to weather the crisis”, By Belhú Sanabria), Best Community Service Article (“Poverty and Latina women: a tough cycle in Chicago”, By Marcela P. Cartagena), Best Cultural Article (“Chicago muralism: walls that speak“, By Antonio Zavala), Best Entertainment Article (” Art and culture against the pandemic “, by Irene Tostado), Best Series of Articles (” They support street vendors in Chicago affected by the Covid-19 crisis “, by Belhú Sanabria ).
La Raza was also awarded three Silver Medals: Best Local Business Article (“Menu Against the Pandemic: Chicago’s Latino Restaurants Fight”, By Irene Tostado), Best Health Article (“ Mental health, the great challenge ”, by Belhú Sanabria and Jesús Del Toro) and Best Series of Articles (“ Dissemination efforts begin for the 2020 Census among immigrants ”, by Belhú Sanabria ). It also received three Bronze Medals: Best Business Section, Best Special Section and Best Immigration Article (“Lightfoot and the Sanctuary City”, by Belhú Sanabria and Jesús Del Toro).
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.