Houston, TX, October 31, 2012: Latino Tech Expert and blogger Ariel Coro and his online community Tu Tecnología have won the Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) top Latino Tech Blogger Award for the second time in three years. The winners were announced during the LATISM Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston.
The LATISM awards are given annually to Latino leaders, social media influencers and organizations in different areas. These individuals and companies have made strides in social media and tech innovation while advancing Latino issues. The awards were created in 2009 and have been presented every year during their annual conference.
“It’s an honor to win this award for the second time” – said Coro, “it helps validate the continued work we do year-round to educate and encourage the Hispanic community to get connected and leverage technology as a means to a better life.”
Among the winners were Univision’s Jorge Ramos for Best Latino Journalist Covering Latino Issues in Social Media and Google for Best Organization Supporting Latino Tech start-ups.
About Latino Tech Expert Coro and Tu Tecnología
Ariel Coro is the most recognized latino tech expert, reaching millions of households weekly through TV, radio, print and the Internet. His first book, El Salto – aprovecha las nuevas tecnologías y alcanza tu potencial, was published earlier this year by Random House Vintage Español and has become a bestseller.
Coro is a contributor for Despierta América and CNN en Español and the host of Tu Tecnología, a TV segment that educates Hispanic families on the latest gadgets, tech, apps and automotive news. He is also a syndicated columnist for Impremedia newspapers appearing in properties such as La Opinion in Los Angeles and Diario la Prensa of New York among others.
Tu Tecnologia is a digital multi-media platform that was created by Coro in 2008 with the mission of educating Latinos on all things technology in their native language.
Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) is a 501(c) 4 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the social, civic and economic status of the Latino community through technology innovation and social media.