Univision News and Lulac to Host Presidential Candidates Forum

The leading Democratic and Republican candidates will face off before a live audience at the LULAC 87th Annual Convention and Exposition in Washington, D.C.

WHAT: Univision News and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) have partnered to present a forum with the final Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. The forum will take place at the 87th LULAC National Convention and Exposition in Washington, D.C.

The signature event, aimed at familiarizing Hispanic and millennial audiences with the policies and platforms of the presidential primary election winners will air on Univision Network and will be livestreamed across Univision’s and FUSION’s digital platforms in both Spanish and English.

Reaching 55 million, the U.S. Hispanic population is the nation’s largest minority group. In 2016, Latino voters are poised to once again play a decisive role in the presidential elections.

WHEN: Thursday, July 14, 2016

WHERE: The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Event and media credentialing details to be released at a future date.

CONTACT:Jose Zamora, 305-925-8835, josezamora@univision.net, @UCIPRTeam
Paloma Zuleta, 202-812-4477, pzuleta@lulac.org
Geoff Nolan, 770-545-9881, gnolan@lulac.org

About Univision News
Univision’s award-winning News division is committed to informing the country’s fastest growing segment across all media platforms, including TV, Radio, and Interactive. Hispanics count on the latest and most relevant content that impacts the community through: “Noticiero Univision,” the Network’s evening, late evening and weekend national newscast; Sunday public affairs program “Al Punto” (To The Point); newsmagazine shows “Aquí y Ahora” (Here and Now) and “Primer Impacto” (First Impact); as well as morning news segments on “Despierta América” (Wake Up America). Univision has strengthened its news team and expanded its news operations by adding Investigative and Documentary Units.

About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available in approximately 93% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns 59 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; digital properties consisting of online and mobile websites and apps, including Univision.com, the most visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics, UVideos, a bilingual digital video network and Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content; and Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the U.S. which owns and operates 67 radio stations including stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. UCI’s assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language general entertainment cable network and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a 24-hour English-language news and lifestyle TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit Univision.net.

About The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 1000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit Lulac.org.

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