Covering Latino/a/x communities: A guide for journalists

Monday, October 3, 2022

6 p.m. 8 p.m. PT

Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), The Sheindlin Forum (106)

Book cover of "Reporting on Latino/A/X communities"
“Reporting on Latino/A/X Communities: A Guide for Journalists”
Join us for a discussion on Covering Latino/a/x Communities: A Guide for Journalists. This reception, book launch, and discussion will explore current issues in coverage, covering immigration, trends in digital and social media, podcasting, along with best practices for connecting and engaging with diverse communities.


  • Amara Aguilar, Professor of Professional Practice, USC Annenberg 
  • Jesus Ayala, Broadcast Journalism Professor at California State University Long Beach
  • Laura Castañeda, Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism at USC Annenberg, Associate Dean of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Access
  • Teresa Puente, Professor at California State University Long Beach
  • Jessica Retis, Professor and Director, School of Journalism at the University of Arizona


  • Oscar Garza, Professor of Professional Practice at USC Annenberg, and Director of the Specialized Journalism (The Arts) (MA) program

Opening remarks by USC Annenberg Professor Emeritus of Journalism Félix Gutiérrez.