Univision News Teams Up With The Social Revolucion at SXSW Interactive
First Official Latino Event Features Live Music and Digital Activations
This year, South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive goes Urban Latin Contemporary with a Latino Lounge, After Party and Revolucionario Awards, Monday, March 12, 4p.m. to 1a.m. at Carlos Santana’s Maria Maria. As part of its commitment to serving Latinos across platforms and creating interactive experiences, Univision News has teamed up with The Social Revolución to be the title sponsor of the first official Latino event at SXSW Interactive Festival. In addition to partaking in the Latino Lounge, Revolucionario Awards and After Party, Univision News will bring the latest coverage of the event and all the happenings at SXSWi.
“We are experiencing some of the most interesting transformations of our time, where content consumption is ubiquitous and our nation faces a new American reality,” said Fernando Rodriguez-Vila, Univision News editor. “And we are thrilled to have our Univision News team be a part of the ‘social revolución,’ while continuing to lead the efforts of engaging communities across platforms and during live events.”
The Social Revolución is an interactive movement of Latinos using social media as their platform to create and inspire change. Premiering as the first official Latino event at 2012 SXSWi, The Social Revolución features The Latino Lounge, Revolucionario Awards, and After Party all taking place at Maria Maria. Univision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing the country’s fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio and Interactive. Hispanics count with the latest and most relevant content that impact the community through its network and local programs; online and mobile coverage via Univision News Tumblr,UnivisionNews.tumblr.com/ and UnivisionNoticias.com as well as the latest updates in English via @UnivisionNews, and on facebook.com/UnivisionNews, and in Spanish via @UniNoticias and facebook.com/univisionnoticias.
THE CREATOR OF THE HISPANIC BLOG JESSICA MARIE GUTIERREZ WAS
NOMINATED FOR THE MOBILIZER AWARD!
You have been nominated for The Revolucionario Awards! The awards are taking place as part of The Social Revolución – An interactive movement of Latinos using social media as their platform to create and inspire change.
As a nominee, you have the opportunity to win the Revolucionario Award for The Mobilizer category.
An interactive movement of Latinos using social media as their platform to create and inspire change. These ambitious individuals are using hashtags, pixels, and live updates to spread ideas, foster communities, and inspire their worldwide audience into action. These are Latinos with international and local causes using social media as a strategy to mobilize their audience.
Awards will be announced soon and will be presented at The Social Revolución Latino Lounge at SXSWi on March 12, 2012.
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¡Que Viva La Revolución
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