About Hispanos Unidos
Hispanos Unidos Newspaper, is San Diego and Riverside Counties leading Spanish language newspaper with over 30 years in providing quality service to its Spanish speaking readers since 1987. The business milestone was celebrated at its annual gala dinner on December 31, 1996, with the unveiling of the newspaper's new format, a contemporary broad sheet style with easy to read type, more photographs and graphics.
Publisher M. Ana Hannegan said, "This is an important milestone for both Hispanos Unidos and for the Hispanic community. We have served our readers with a publication that is concerned for its community and we are always seeking ways to do our work better. Our new format is a perfect example. We take pride in our 28 year history and we look forward to many years to come. Looking back on the last twenty years we have published 1,196 issues, with over 31.4 million copies and over 150,800 weekly readers, Wow! I'm very impress with the accomplishments of Hispanos Unidos."
The newspaper has grown from a circulation of 2,500 copies per month in 1987 to a 26,000 weekly copies today. Readership studies by ADM Communications of San Diego show a total weekly audience of well over 150,800 readers. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors had named the newspaper, "The Finest Spanish language newspaper in San Diego County" on Sept. 16, 1990. Again in 1996, graciously, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors proclaimed and congratulated Hispanos Unidos Newspaper "Hispanos Unidos Newspaper Day" throughout San Diego County, on Dec. 31, 1996.
As a local community newspaper, people and organizations look towards us for leadership, our participation and support. We have always tried to show a better picture of the Hispanic issues and community images. In this line of work, you can't help from getting involved in your community. As of a result we have been involved as a founding member of the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of San Diego, California Chicano Newspaper Media Association, California Hispanic Publishers Association, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the National Federation of Hispanic Owned Newspapers, National Association of Hispanic Publications and the Hispanic Newspaper Network." In addition to the civic organizations Hispanos Unidos has also been involved with community events and fund-raisers like: Festival de Mariachi (Vista, CA), Festival de Mayo (Escondido, CA), Avocado Festival (Fallbrook, CA), Halloween Hot Air Balloon Festival (Murrieta, CA), Fiesta de Folklore (Escondido, CA), Cinco de Mayo, Copa Mundial de San Diego y Tijuana, Fiestas Patrias, Las Posadas, scholarships, Boys & Girls Club, etc.
In addition Hispanos Unidos newspaper received several congratulatory letters from the Mayor Shirley Horton of the City of Chula Vista, Councilman Juan Vargas of the City of San Diego, Mayor Sid Hollins of the City of Escondido, Council members June Rady, Lori Pfeiler and Jerry Harmon from the City of Escondido, Councilman Terry Johnson from the City of Oceanside. We received a letter of Commendation from Councilman Jay La Suer from the City of La Mesa. We received proclamations from the City of Escondido, the City of San Marcos, and the City of Oceanside.
Hispanos Unidos also received a letter of congratulation from the Sheriff of San Diego County, Sheriff Bill Kolender. We also received letters of congratulations from Assemblywoman Denise Moreno Ducheny (79th District), Congressman Duncan Hunter (52nd District), Congressman Bob Filner (50th District), and resolution from Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham.
Other Hispanic Media Contacts:
Allied Media Corp Hispanic Media Placement
Echo Media Print Media Experts
SpanishNewYork.com Selection of International newspapers
National Association of Hispanic Publications