Our People

Alison Rodden

CEO

Alison develops and manages social marketing initiatives designed to improve quality of life for US Latino communities. She takes federal government and nonprofit clients from initial campaign planning to the full execution of multiplatform initiatives to achieve their Hispanic-serving goals.... Read more
Mercy Padilla

Mercy Padilla

Vice President, Affiliate & Media Relations

As Director of Media Relations, Mercy oversees all of HCN’s earned media work with Spanish-language radio, TV and publication outlets on both national network and local affiliate levels. She leverages these existing relationships and HCN’s credibility as a reliable source... Read more

Diana Navarrete

Account Executive & Project Coordinator

Diana currently serves as HCN’s primary representative with federal, private foundation and non-profit clients. She captures their communications, design and advertising needs, delivers creative presentations, manages approval processes and meets project timelines. Her experience and insight into the U.S. Hispanic... Read more

Andrea Marquez

Account Executive / Project & Operations Coordinator

Andrea Marquez is the Project & Operations Manager at Hispanic Communications Network. A Mexican-American, originally from Texas, she recently graduated from Harvard University, receiving her Master’s Degree in Journalism and a Certification in Legal Studies. As Project & Operations Manager... Read more

Mariana Nonino

Digital & Social Media Coordinator

Mariana coordinates HCN’s La Red Hispana websites and social media channels, including digital multimedia content development, messaging and community management. For our nonprofit and government client’s social impact campaigns, she leads digital and social media elements, ranging from branding and... Read more

Álvaro Argueta

Audio & Video Director

Álvaro manages studio operations for La Red Hispana’s program productions. He produces video content for on-air programming and various social media channels. In the past, he has worked with various digital teams to produce promotional videos. He has worked on... Read more

Carlos Flores

Sound Engineer & Producer

Carlos helps to produce La Red Hispana’s daily programming. He works closely with talent to create content for clients and social media platforms. He is an experienced marketing director and has produced various advertising campaigns for clients. With a strong... Read more
Jose Zamorano

José López Zamorano

Creative Specialist & Cultural/Linguistic TransCreator
Show Host - Bienvenidos a América

Since 2009, José has served as one of HCN’s lead creative specialists. He develops original executions for radio, print and digital platforms – as well as providing high profile TransCreations – for HCN’s government and nonprofit client campaigns. His creative... Read more

Pedro Biaggi

Talent & Radio Host

Pedro grew up modestly in Puerto Rico but had his sights on New York City. At age 16 he was almost deterred when an adult who was holding the $500 he had saved disappeared. With borrowed money, Pedro headed north... Read more

Dra Isabel Gomez-Bassols

Talent

Dr. Isabel Gómez-Bassols, best known for her legions of fans as “Dra Isabel, the Angel of the Radio,” is the first Hispanic radio psychologist in the country. Mother of four and grandmother of eight, Dr. Isabel holds a doctorate in... Read more

Dr Eduardo López-Navarro

Talent

Eduardo Lopez-Navarro is a marriage & family therapist in El Monte, CA. He specializes in marriage & family therapy and is the CEO of Entre Amigos Human Services. He has presented on various topics that involve relationships. On his daily... Read more

Carlos Márquez

Talent/Host

Carlos produces a motivating daily program titled “Adalente con Carlos” for La Red Hispana. He previously contributed to CNN Latino in “Sin Límites”, the main program of the network during prime time in the finance and business segment “Su bolsillo”.... Read more

Isabel Nieves

Talent Planeta Azul

Isabel is passionate about issues concerning our environment and our relationship with agriculture. She produces content that highlights our relationship with our planet and finds ways of communicating conservation issues. She is interested in finding out a connection with the... Read more

Dr. Pablo Rodriguez

Talent - Fuente de Salud

Pablo Rodriguez, MD, is Chair of the Women & Infants Health Care Alliance, President, and CEO at Women’s Care, former Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island, and a Clinical Associate Professor at the Waren Alpert Medical School at... Read more

William Prego

FIU Intern

William Prego is a senior at Florida International University studying journalism. He takes pride in writing and reporting the news as a way to inform those that seek to be informed about their community. William is dedicated to providing insightful... Read more

Osman Ariel Lopez

FIU Intern

Osman Ariel López is a senior Broadcast Media major at Florida International University. He was born in Honduras and moved to Miami at the age of 15. He quickly realized his passion for media and technology and pursued a degree... Read more

Paul Castro

Senior Consulting Producer

Paul serves as an advisor to HCN’s Creative Team due to his experience in production for digital and radio executions. He has assisted HCN with radio studio recording and editing operations, as well as the execution of government and nonprofit... Read more