LATISM Announces Finalists For the California Awards

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Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is the largest organization of Social Media Professionals of Hispanic Origin. LATISM announced the finalists (see below) for the first annual LATISM California Awards.

The winners will be selected by an online vote, which begins September 9, 2010 at 6PM Pacific Time and ends Friday, September 17th, 6PM Pacific Time.

The award winners will be announced at the Latino 2 Conference in Los Angeles on September 18, 2010.

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This is an extraordinary group of people, companies, non-profits and agencies. We look forward to honoring all the finalists in L.A. on September 18th as we kick off an event series aimed at engaging the best minds in Latino communications throughout the entire state.
– Giovanni Rodriguez, vice chair of events and programs for LATISM and co-producer of Latino2

I’m proud to have been nominated for the Best CA Latino Blogger category. – Jesse Luna

LATISM Annual California Award Finalists for 2010

Best CA Latino Blogger
Angel Magaña
Brian Solis
Jesse Luna (
Jose Huitron
Jose Villa

Best CA Latina Blogger
Ana L. Flores
Irene Martinez-Audet
Jennifer Vides
Monique Frausto
Nancy Marmolejo

Best CA Latino Tweep
Angel Magaña
Brian Solis
Jorge Amaro
Jose Huitron
Jose Villa

Best CA Latina Tweep
Irene Martinez-Audet
Jennifer Vides
Laura Gomez
Liz Cerezo
Saray Hill

Best Latino(a) Social Network Leader in CA
Ana Lydia Ochoa
Antonio Altamirano
Brian Solis
Monique Frausto
Nancy Marmolejo

Best Company Using Social Media to Reach Latinos in CA
Kaiser Permanente
La Opinión

Best CA Not-for-Profit Using Social Media to Engage Latinos
Brave New Foundation
Comunidad Para Baja California
Compton United Soccer Club
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
National Council for La Raza (NCLR)

Best CA Interactive Agency Using Social Media to Reach Latinos
Sensis Agency
Zuno Studios

Best CA Advertising Agency Using Social Media to Reach Latinos
alPunto Advertising
McCann Worldgroup
Sensis Agency
Viva Visibility

Best CA PR Agency Using Social Media to Reach Latinos
Edelman Digital
Dialogo PR
VPE Public Relations