ABOUT VERONICA VILLAFANE
Veronica Villafañe is an Emmy award-winning bilingual multimedia journalist with more than 20 years of journalism experience. A former President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), she is the founder, Editor and Publisher of Media Moves, a website dedicated to covering and highlighting the accomplishments of Latino professionals in the media as well as the issues that affect the industry.
An expert in Hispanic and Spanish-language media, she has worked as a reporter, producer, writer and anchor for Spanish-language networks Univision, Telemundo and CNN en Español. She also reported for Reuters, Fox 11 and KCOP 13 News while running her own video production company. In 2002 she helped the San Jose Mercury News launch a media convergence project, producing and anchoring nightly television segments, webcasts and podcasts for almost 5 years.
In addition to being a columnist and contributor for Poder magazine, she is currently the West Coast Web Editor for impreMedia Digital.
ABOUT LATINAS THINK BIG LA
On Friday, October 11, 2013, hundreds of innovative and socially-minded Latinas met at Google’s Los Angeles Office for the second stop on the LATINAS THINK BIG™ national tour.
Sponsored by Google and broadcast to virtual viewers via Google+ Hangout On Air, LATINAS THINK BIG™ LA featured presentations by five talented Latina innovators–Noramay Cadena, Estefania Ortiz, Veronica Villafañe, Pamela Campos Palma, and Rocio Romero–and honored three innovative Latino professionals–Monica Gil, Eliana Murillo, and Martin Mares–for the outstanding leadership and commitment they have contributed to the Latino community.