El Planeta, Boston’s premier Spanish-language newspaper, is thrilled to announce its resounding success at the 2023 edition of the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) José Martí Awards.
The prestigious event, held annually, recognizes and honors the exceptional work of Hispanic publications across the United States. El Planeta has proudly brought home two gold awards, solidifying its position as a leading voice in Hispanic media.
The newspaper was honored with the coveted Gold Award for Best Publication (in its category, Outstanding Less than Weekly Newspaper) in recognition of its contributions to journalism and its unwavering commitment to serving Boston’s Hispanic community. El Planeta’s vibrant and compelling stories, coupled with its innovative design and exceptional editorial content, have set a high standard for Spanish-language journalism, resonating deeply with readers and fostering a sense of community and connection.
El Planeta’s digital newsletter platform, El Planeta Daily, was also awarded the Gold Award for Best E-Newsletter. This recognition underscores the publication’s dedication to embracing digital innovation and providing its readers with timely, relevant, and engaging content in an easily accessible format. El Planeta Daily has become an essential resource for the Hispanic community, delivering the latest news, analysis, and commentary straight to readers’ inboxes.
“These awards are a testament to the hard work, passion, and dedication of our entire team,” said Javier Marin, Executive Chairman and Founder of El Planeta. “We are deeply committed to serving our community and providing a platform for the stories that matter to them. These honors from the NAHP inspire us to continue our mission and push the boundaries of Hispanic journalism.”
Marcos Marin, CEO of El Planeta, also expressed his immense pride and gratitude, stating, “This double victory at the NAHP José Martí Awards is a remarkable achievement for El Planeta, and it reflects our unwavering dedication to quality journalism and community engagement. We are honored to receive these prestigious awards, and we dedicate them to our readers and the entire Hispanic community in Boston. Our commitment to excellence is stronger than ever, and we are motivated to continue providing the best in journalism to our community.”
In addition to these prestigious accolades, the publication received honors in the categories of Outstanding Editorial Video, Outstanding Local Political Article, Outstanding Local Business Article, Outstanding Health Article and Outstanding Immigration Article.
Rafael Ulloa, EVP of Communications at El Planeta, shared his thoughts on this momentous occasion: “These awards are not just a recognition of our work; they are a celebration of our community and the stories we are privileged to tell. We strive to be a voice for the Hispanic community in Boston, and these awards from the NAHP validate our efforts and fuel our commitment to excellence in journalism.”
The José Martí Awards are named after the influential Cuban national hero and are presented by the NAHP to celebrate excellence and achievement in Hispanic media. The awards represent the highest standard of journalistic excellence, and this year’s accolades are a significant milestone for El Planeta, showcasing its impact, innovation, and excellence in serving the Hispanic community.
As El Planeta celebrates these achievements, it remains focused on its mission to inform, engage, and empower its readership. The publication is dedicated to continuing its legacy of excellence, providing a voice for the Hispanic community, and contributing to the vibrant tapestry of Boston’s diverse media landscape.
About El Planeta:
El Planeta is Boston’s leading Spanish-language newspaper, serving the city’s vibrant Hispanic community since 2004. With a commitment to excellence in journalism, El Planeta provides comprehensive coverage of local, national, and international news, as well as in-depth analysis, commentary, and features on issues of importance to the Hispanic community. El Planeta is dedicated to empowering its readers and fostering a sense of community and connection among Boston’s diverse Hispanic population.
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EVP Of Communications