News Column Expands onto Miami Scene with Local Portal

Mar 13 2013 12:00AM

Hispanic PR Wire

MIAMI, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ --, a hyper-local Spanish-language website unveiled its latest portal for the city of Miami. holaciudad Miami is specifically tailored for the local Latino community, providing a unique perspective and pairing a dynamic editorial focus with user-generated content. From local news to the latest trends, the site highlights the most important events in the city and establishes a forum to access targeted information on relevant topics such as immigration, Latin America, lifestyle and technology.

Ruth Chía Vásquez is the editor for holaciudad Miami. Ms. Chía Vásquez previously served as the editor charged with overseeing the Amazing Video channel at She also worked as a copy editor and Reporter for La Palma, the award-winning Spanish-language paper of the Palm Beach Post. She holds a master's degree in journalism from Florida International University.

"We are pleased to offer the vibrant Miami community a local site with high editorial standards as well as a space to contribute their opinions allowing us to significantly enrich and expand our content," said Blanca Recio Martinez, General Manager of The site also boasts an expansive blogger network that includes a recent nomination for a GLADD Award in the category of Outstanding Digital Journalism Article for contributor Cary Tabares.'s parent company is ZGS Communications, the largest independent owner of Telemundo affiliate stations. The ZGS digital division is headquartered in Miami and now serves 12 markets including Boston, El Paso, Fresno, Fort Myers-Naples, Hartford-Springfield, Miami, Orlando, Philadelphia, Providence, San Antonio, Tampa, and Washington, DC. The portals have experienced significant growth since the end of last year when the company launched version 2.0 to engage users with more local, relevant, dynamic content.

"We are proud of the growth and enthusiastic about the continual development of especially with the addition of Miami, a dynamic city with extensive Latin influence, to our growing list of local portals. We are dedicated to providing rich, informative and relevant content with a local vision which is reflected in each of our sites," commented Ronald J. Gordon, Chairman and CEO of ZGS Communications. is an engaging and hyper-local Spanish-language web portal powered by ZGS Digital, a division of ZGS Communications, a Hispanic-owned multi-media company. The websites provide culturally relevant local content in Spanish and feature local news and current events, information about entertainment, lifestyle, technology, finance, and sports as well as an extensive blogger network. The interactive portals include local event calendars and area guides. ZGS Digital is actively involved in the communities it serves providing a unique experience for users.


Source: Hispanic PR Wire

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