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Luis Ortiz: “The Present and Future of Latinx Film and Programming on Public Television”

Join Latino Media Arts & Studies and the Department of Radio-Television-Film for a public conversation with Luis Ortiz, managing director of Latino Public Broadcasting.

Luis Ortiz
As Managing Director of Latino Public Broadcasting, Luis Ortiz oversees the development, financing and production of Latino-themed programming distributed for broadcast on public television. Ortiz also serves as the Series Producer for VOCES, LPB’s signature series on PBS, featuring independent documentaries highlighting the rich spectrum of Latino American stories and culture. He manages the operations of the organization and administers LPB’s Public Media Content Fund and Current Issues Fund, oversees the review process, advises potential applicants, manages contracts and deliverables for funded projects, and supervises the licensing and distribution of LPB-funded programs to PBS. He has been with the organization for 17 years.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Belo Center for New Media (BMC), BMC 5.208
300 DEAN KEETON ST W, Austin, Texas 78712

Event Type

Arts & Humanities, World & Culture


Moody College of Communication

Target Audience

Students, Staff, Faculty, Alumni, General Public


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