Cecilia Alvear

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Cecilia Alvear
Born(1939-11-05)November 5, 1939
DiedApril 21, 2017(2017-04-21) (aged 77)
NationalityEcuador and American
OccupationLatino journalist in television news and the former President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Cecilia Alvear (November 5, 1939 – April 21, 2017)[1] was a Ecuadorian-American journalist in television news. She was the former President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.[2] She was known as a Field Producer with NBC Network News in Burbank, California.[3] In 1995 and 1996, Alvear was Editor at Large of Si, a short-lived magazine depicting the Latino experience in the U.S.[4]

Alvear died of breast cancer on April 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California at the age of 77.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cecilia Alvear obituary LA Times
  2. National Association of Hispanic Journalists
  3. "Cecilia Alvear, influential Hispanic for 2000 - HispanicBusiness.com". Archived from the original on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2017-04-24.
  4. Se habla ingles? Si - new English-language latino magazine - Brief Article | Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management | Find Articles at BNET.com
  5. Pioneering Journalist Cecilia Alvear Pushed For More Latinos in Newsrooms