Saturday, July 24, 2021

Podcast with Tony Hereau, VP, Cross-Platform Insights, Nielsen, about podcast insights

Posted by Elena del Valle on May 3, 2021

Tony Hereau, vice president of Cross-Platform Insights, Nielsen

Tony Hereau, vice president of Cross-Platform Insights, Nielsen

Photo: Nielsen

A podcast interview with Tony Hereau, vice president of Cross-Platform Insights, Nielsen, is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. He discusses podcast insights with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

In his job Tony strives to demonstrate the impact that audio has on media investment, marketing execution, and sales outcomes. He has over 20 years of experience in the buying and selling of media, championed the radio reach story via the Total Audience Report, and most recently developed a measurement service for the podcasting industry.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below. You can listen by looking for “Podcast” then select “HMPR Tony Hereau” and download the MP3 file to your audio player. You can also find it on the RSS feed. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the May 2021 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Robert Knight, P.h.D., director, Florida Springs Institute about impact of groundwater withdrawals to Florida springs

Posted by Elena del Valle on April 19, 2021

Robert Knight, P.h.D., director, Florida Springs Institute

Robert Knight, P.h.D., director, Florida Springs Institute

Photo: Florida Springs Institute

A podcast interview with Robert Knight, P.h.D., director, Florida Springs Institute, is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses the impact of groundwater withdrawals to Florida springs with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast. Scroll down for a PDF file to accompany the podcast.

Bob is the founder of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, “a nonprofit program dedicated to supporting science and education necessary for restoration and wise management of Florida’s artesian springs.” He is an environmental scientist with more than 38 years of professional experience in Florida, including detailed ecological studies at more than 20 large springs. He is former adjunct professor at the University of Florida Department of Environmental Engineering and Sciences where he taught graduate level classes on the ecology of Florida’s springs and wetlands.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below. You can listen by looking for “Podcast” then select “HMPR Robert Knight, P.h.D.” and download the MP3 file to your audio player. You can also find it on the RSS feed. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the April 2021 section of the podcast archive.

Click here for PDF file.

Swedish police mini series available online

Posted by Elena del Valle on April 14, 2021

A scene in Missing
A scene in Missing

Photo: Mhz Choice

Missing, a dark and suspenseful four-part series in Swedish with English subtitles, is available on international streaming website Mhz Choice. The inspector and lead character is played by Helena Bergström. Her character is a police detective originally from the area who now works in the city. Visiting a friend and her daughter she was asked to take over a case after an unexpected event in the police department leaves a void in their ranks.

Each 44-minute episode explores personal relationships as well as an unsolved death and later in the series a disappearance. No copyright free for editorial publication video clip was available. A short description of the series was available: “Police inspector Maja Silver returns to her hometown in the Swedish Bible Belt as a terrible discovery paralyzes the small community.”

Film focuses on first love, Filipino Canadian diaspora

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 31, 2021

Islands Joshua calls for help

Joshua calls for help

Photos: David Magdael & Associates

Islands, a debut feature film from Martin Edralin, a Filipino Canadian filmmaker, was released this year. The 90-minute film with English subtitles centers on Joshua, a religious Filipino immigrant to Canada, and his parents whose health is declining.

Islands explores first love in middle-age and duty to parents. Issues of the Filipino diaspora in Canada feature in the background. The film was in the 2021 SXSW Film Festival  Narrative Competition. According to promotional materials, it was the first-ever Filipino-language narrative feature to premiere in competition at SXSW. It stars Rogelio Balagtas, Sheila Lotuaco, Esteban Comilang, Vangie Alcasid, Pablo Quiogue, Isys Szuky, and Maximus Szuky; and was produced by Martin Edralin, Priscilla Galvez.

His whole life Joshua, a timid, middle-aged single man, has lived with his parents. He pleads with God to find him a wife and is afraid of being without a love interest. When his mother suddenly passes he quits his job to look after his father full-time. Inexperienced at taking care of anyone, including himself, Joshua struggles with his father’s care. A visiting cousin helps Joshua and his dad, and stirs confused emotions in the single man.

Filmmaker Martin Edralin

Filmmaker Martin Edralin

A Toronto-based filmmaker Edralin directed Hole, a short film screened at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Hole, won the Grand Prize at Clermont-Ferrand, jury prize at the Seattle International Film Festival, and a Canadian Screen Award. Emma, his second short, was selected among TIFF Canada’s Top Ten and won Best Live Action Short at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

According to the SXSW Film Festival website Islands received Special Jury Recognition for Breakthrough Performance. The SXSW Film Festival strives “to celebrate raw innovation and emerging talent both behind and in front of the camera.”

Podcast with Eric Goulder, M.D., founder, Heart Attack Stroke Prevention Center of Central Ohio, about oral and cardiac health

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 22, 2021

Eric Goulder, M.D., founder, Heart Attack Stroke Prevention Center of Central Ohio
Eric Goulder, M.D., founder, Heart Attack Stroke Prevention Center of Central Ohio

Photo: Heart Attack Stroke Prevention Center of Central Ohio

A podcast interview with Eric Goulder, M.D., founder, Heart Attack Stroke Prevention Center of Central Ohio (HASPC) is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses the link he believes exists between oral and cardiac health with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Eric Goulder worked for twenty years at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He then worked for ten years as a cardiologist, affiliated with Marietta Memorial Hospital, until he opened the HASPC of Central Ohio. According to his bio he is an accredited provider of the Bale Doneen (BD) Method said to be used by “hundreds of practitioners worldwide” and meant to incorporate “the most current, research-based information along with painless non-invasive tests, simple blood tests and genetic information to help predict and prevent heart attacks and ischemic strokes.”

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below. You can listen by looking for “Podcast” then select “HMPR Eric Goulder, M.D.” and download the MP3 file to your audio player. You can also find it on the RSS feed. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the March 2021 section of the podcast archive.

Streaming service releases new Lebanese series

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 17, 2021

Awake
Awake

Photo: Mhz Choice

Last month Awake, a 16 part series from Lebanon, became available on Mhz Choice, a subscription streaming video on demand service known for its international offerings. According to a press release it is the first Arabic-language release on its platform. Mhz Choice acquired the series from Videoplugger, a United Kingdom distributor. It is in Arabic with English subtitles. The episodes are about 40 minutes long.

Awake, released in 2019, is set in Beirut. It is about Dana (Flavia Bechara), a young woman who wakes up from a coma after twelve years. She is unable to speak or interact with others. Her sisters Lama (Stephanie Atallah) and Jinane (Ruba Zaarour) and family members help her slowly understand what happened to her, unveiling family secrets and how the world has changed. Nadia Tabbara created the series and Mazen Fayad directed it.

Podcast with John Dunn, author, Drying Up, about fresh water crisis in Florida

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 8, 2021

 

John Dunn, author, Drying Up (2021)

John Dunn, author, Drying Up

Photo: Susan Dunn

A podcast interview with John Dunn, author, Drying Up (see Writer examines Florida water issues), is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses the fresh water crisis in Florida with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast. Scroll down for slide materials and Drying Up Handout.

A native Miamian, John has written more than 400 articles for Europe, Overseas Life, Sierra, Florida Trend, Business Florida, and The St. Petersburg Times. He authored 16 non-fiction young adult books. He has also edited a Civil War series for young readers.

In February 2019, Drying Up The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida was selected as winner of the Florida Historical Society’s Stetson Kennedy Award for writing about Florida’s natural environment. The book also won the Bronze Medal in the 2019 Florida Book Awards, Florida Nonfiction category.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below. You can listen by looking for “Podcast” then select “HMPR John Dunn” and download the MP3 file to your audio player. You can also find it on the RSS feed. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the March 2021 section of the podcast archive.

 

John Dunn Slides

Drying Up handout

Podcast with John Incledon, president, Hisamitsu America, about success of topical pain relief products in Hispanic market

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 1, 2021

John Incledon, president, Hisamitsu America
John Incledon, president, Hisamitsu America

Photo: Andrew Foord

A podcast interview with John Incledon, president, Hisamitsu America, is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses his company’s success with topical pain relief products in the Hispanic market with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

John is also chief executive officer of Hisamitsu America. According to his biography he has a broad background in marketing, new product development, management, team building, global commercialization, sales, in-licensing, and acquisitions and divestitures.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below. You can also listen by looking for “Podcast” then select “HMPR John Incledon” and or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home. You can also find it on the RSS feed. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the February 2021 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Erika Benson, co-owner, Gokce Capital LLC, about how to invest in vacant land in 2021 part two

Posted by Elena del Valle on February 22, 2021

Erika Benson, co-owner, Gokce Capital LLC
Erika Benson, co-owner, Gokce Capital LLC

Photo: Gokce Capital LLC

A podcast interview with Erika Benson, co-owner, Gokce Capital LLC, is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, she discusses how to invest in vacant land in 2021 with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Erika, a former affordable housing director for the City of New York, is now a full-time land investor. The article and podcast with part one of this topic was published January 25, 2021.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below. You can also listen by looking for “Podcast” then select “HMPR Erika Benson” and or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home. You can also find it on the RSS feed. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the February 2021 section of the podcast archive.