NORWALK, Calif. – December 2, 2019
EC Hispanic Media, the parent company of El Clasificado, continues to shine brightly in the world of awards. The Norwalk-based media company won 13 awards, 7 of them in the Gold Award category, during the National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) gala held in San Jose, California. EC Hispanic Media prevailed once again in the field of classifieds and distribution, and took home six awards for its editorial content.
The recognition is a new NAHP record. EC Hispanic Media has won at least one first prize (Gold Award) for 18 consecutive years, with a total of 94 awards in its 31-year history. The weekly shopper that counts with 1.5 million readers each week took awards for best classified section, best circulation and best yellow pages.
In addition, it won NAHP’s first prize for best video promotional video, best digital publication, best media kit and best internal promotion website.
“We are delighted to continue to have the recognition of a prestigious association such as NAHP. These awards demonstrate our commitment to quality and perseverance in serving the Hispanic community,” said Martha de la Torre, CEO and co-founder of EC Hispanic Media.
For de la Torre, the NAHP awards symbolize the company’s diversification, from the print side to its solid transition into the digital field. “We are proud to have been distinguished as the best digital publication. Elclasificado.com is already a major force in the area of Spanish classifieds worldwide,” she added.
In the editorial category, El Clasificado obtained six awards, two in the silver category and three in the bronze. Its stories for community and culture took second place, while coverage in the field of sports and local businesses won awards in the bronze category.
Held in San Jose, California, the NAHP gala was attended by a large number of Hispanic media companies, each hoping to be recognized through its print and digital efforts. Spanish-language publications from all over the country participate in the gala.
About El Clasificado
El Clasificado is a Hispanic multi-platform media company that provides a marketplace for Spanish-speaking Latinos in grassroots communities across the country. Elclasificado.com has more than 230,000 classified online ads and more than 12.8 million monthly visits to the site. ElClasificado.com is the leading classified ads portal that connects buyers and sellers in the U.S. Latino market. El Clasificado print is a verified publication with a weekly circulation of 425,000 copies and is distributed in more than 200 cities in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura and Kern counties.