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Damarys Ocaña Perez of Latina Media Ventures Will Visit Newhouse March 26
Damarys Ocaña Perez, director of editorial content at Latina Media Ventures (LMV), will visit Syracuse University on Wednesday, March 26, as a guest of the Newhouse Magazine Department Speaker Series in the Newhouse School. She will speak at 5:30 p.m. at the I-3 Center, 432 Newhouse 3. Follow on Twitter at #MagSpeakSU.
Ocaña Perez leads Latina magazine, the beauty, fashion, culture and lifestyle magazine for acculturated U.S. Hispanic women, and is responsible for maintaining the publication’s voice, vision and mission across all LMV platforms.
Ocaña Perez first joined Latina as associate editor in 2004 and served in various positions, including entertainment editor and writer-at-large, before launching a freelance career in 2008. She rejoined Latina as executive editor in 2012 and was named director of editorial content in March 2013.
She began her career as a reporter for the Miami Herald, and has written on everything from government and crime to contemporary art and commentary for print and online publications including People, the Guardian and the New York Daily News.
Born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in Miami, she lives in Brooklyn.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jim Shahin at firstname.lastname@example.org.