Cecilia Velazquez, Founder & CEO Red Latina Publications
Cecilia Velazquez is the definition of a strong working Hispanic woman. The media mogul was born in Mexico City, Mexico where she received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and received her Master’s degree in Mass Communications and Journalism.
"I noticed the lack of informational paperwork in our language" Velazquez said and decided to launch Red Latina in July 2000. Latin Network has many informational articles, from local businesses as well as job opportunities for the Hispanics in the region. Fresh Bilingual news daily online & The biweekly print newspaper; its distribution extends all the way from Jefferson City into Illinois.
In 2017 become a bilingual monthly magazine, increasing dramatically the presence in social networks and web page.
She has ventured into other media sources, as co-host of "Ahora St. Louis" and Radio Cucui (WEW-AM 770). In 2009, she received The Hispanic Business Person of the year by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Furthermore, Velazquez has been part of a music promotions team, which was recognized with a star on Las Vegas strip in 2010.
In 2013, St. Louis Business Journal as Diverse Business Leader in St. Louis recognized Velazquez. Her most recent project is in progress, as Red Latina will be affiliated locally with STL-TV. In 2014 the newspaper become Magazine Bilingual as same as our website www,redlatinastl.com. In 2018 we started the bilingual digital radio: And, in 2019 Ending Film Produce Program by Continuity.