The Advisory Council to the Spanish-language Journalism Program is made up of prominent journalists, educators, and artists with expertise in the U.S. Latino experience.
It meets at least once a year with Director Graciela Mochkofsky to share ideas on how to make the program more relevant to students, Hispanic media organizations, and the audiences they serve.
Board members are:
Daniel Alarcón is an award-winning writer and the co-founder, executive producer, and host of Radio Ambulante. He is also a professor of broadcast at the Columbia University School of Journalism.
Esther Allen is an associate professor in the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian and French Ph.D. programs at the CUNY Graduate School and University Center and Baruch College.
Rosental Alves is a professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and founder and director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin.
Héctor Cordero Guzmán is a professor at the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College and in the Ph.D. programs in sociology and urban education at the CUNY Graduate School and University Center.
Borja Echevarría is managing editor at El País in Spain.
David González is a writer and photographer at The New York Times and co-editor of its Lens Blog.
Charo Henríquez is senior editor for digital storytelling and training at The New York Times.
Maite Junco is the senior advisor to the Chancellor for Communications, External Affairs and Language Access at the New York City Department of Education.
Frances Negrón-Muntaner is professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where she is founding director of the Media and Idea Lab and founding curator of the Latino Arts and Activism Archive at Columbia’s Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.
Mirta Ojito is director of standards for the Telemundo Network.
Albor Ruiz is an editor and columnist currently with Al Día News.