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    NHMC Welcomes Aitza M. Haddad Nunez as its Fall 2016 Facebook Fellow

    NHMC is pleased to welcome its fall 2016 Facebook Fellow, Aitza M. Haddad Nunez!

    Haddad Nunez is a Ph.D. candidate in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies Program at Howard University. She has a great passion for helping people on a global scale at the intersection of human and communications rights. Last year she clerked for Free Press, producing research and analysis on issues such as net neutrality and media ownership diversity.

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    NHMC Welcomes Administrative Assistant, Jordan Rubio

    During the final week of August, NHMC welcomed Jordan Rubio as its new Administrative Assistant. In this role Jordan will aid NHMC’s executives as well as conduct research, and support NHMC with its many ongoing projects and initiatives.

    Jordan was raised in Baltimore, Maryland with his parents and two siblings. During his childhood, he developed a passion (or obsession as his mother puts it) for television.

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    Fall Television Featuring Latinos

    The fall television season is well underway, and NHMC is excited to highlight Latino talent on some of 2016’s most anticipated shows, both new and returning. Some of the fall’s most critically acclaimed shows — such as Jane the Virgin, How To Get Away With Murder, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine — prominently feature Latinos in award-winning lead roles, while many promising shows posed to premiere this fall — including Pitch, The Exorcist, and Westworld — are notably led by a roster of impressive Latino newcomers and veterans alike.

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    Tune in to Support Latinos on TV this Summer!

    From newly-minted adaptations of hit Latin American dramas (Queen of the South, USA Network), to established fan-favorites (Devious Maids, Lifetime; Suits, USA), to online binge-watching phenomena (East Los High, Hulu; Orange is the New Black, Netflix) and primetime children’s programming (Stuck in the Middle; Elena of Avalor, Disney Channel), this season finds an increasingly diverse range of Latino representation both on and off screen.

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    Policy Shop Staffing Update – Goodbye Mike and Hello Carmen

    Last week NHMC said goodbye to Michael Scurato, who had been with NHMC for nearly six years. Mike was a dedicated and talented colleague and a dear friend. We will miss him dearly and wish him the best of luck as he joins the FCC as an attorney advisor to the chief of the enforcement bureau.