April 23rd Café con Leche Speakers Series with CU-NAHJ

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Café con Leche continues with Sandra Lilley, editor of the NBCNEWS.com Latino section, and Adrian Carrasquillo, editor of Latino coverage at BuzzFeed.

Date: Wednesday, April 23rd

Time: 5:30PM

Room: 511A 


Sandra Lilley started her career as a general assignment  reporter for Telemundo NY (WNJU-TV), eventually  becoming News Director.  She won a New York  Emmy as Executive Producer of the WNJU-TV  special, “Embargo Contra Cuba,” looking at different  sides of the embargo debate.  

 She has also been a Dayside Managing Editor for  MSNBC and a Planning Editor for the NBC News  Domestic Desk. She was the former Managing Editor and Political Reporter at NBCLatino.com.

 A bilingual journalist, Sandra has reported and  provided on-air commentary in English and  Spanish. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico  and is a graduate of Brown University.  Sandra lives in New Jersey with her husband and teenage children. Twitter: @sandralilley

 Adrian Carrasquillo is the editor of Latino coverage at BuzzFeed, the social news and  entertainment company. More information will  be forthcoming on this effort but the idea is to  tell important stories on a powerful national  platform that aren’t being told without  pandering to the audience or segregating the  content. Latino is mainstream and Latino is  American and it’s about time the media  reflected that. He also is a reporter covering  immigration, race and culture. Previously, he  helped launch NBC Latino at NBC News, where  he managed social media and was a reporter.  He loves his cat Patches who just turned 16 years old. Twitter:@RealAdrianC

 

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