NEW YORK, May 20, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that GlobeNewswire has been named the official and exclusive newswire of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). The year-long partnership will involve the NAHJ distributing all of their news announcements via GlobeNewswire's global press release distribution circuit.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the premier group for Hispanic journalists across the country," said Demetrios N. Skalkotos, Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Solutions, NASDAQ OMX. "GlobeNewswire is dedicated to promoting the integrity of news, and being a mainstay resource for editors and reporters. Having such a highly-esteemed voice for journalists as NAHJ choose GlobeNewswire as their official newswire speaks volumes about the value of our services."
"NAHJ is very excited about this partnership and GlobeNewswire's recognition of our efforts to increase the influence and presence of Latinos in U.S. newsrooms," said Iván Román, NAHJ Executive Director. "This relationship will enable us to bring the work that NAHJ does every day through our training programs, scholarships and advocacy to the next level."
GlobeNewswire will participate as an Editorial Level Sponsor in NAHJ's 28th Annual Multimedia Convention & Career Expo in Denver, Colorado, from June 23-26, 2010. Over 1,000 journalists regularly attend NAHJ's yearly conference.
GlobeNewswire is one of many services that NASDAQ OMX offers the investor relations, communications and governance industries. For more information, please visit: http://www.globenewswire.com.
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About the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ)
Founded in 1984, NAHJ's mission is to increase the percentage of Latinos working in our nation's newsrooms and to improve news coverage of the Latino community. NAHJ is the nation's largest professional organization for Latino journalists with more than 1,400 members working in English and Spanish-language print, photo, broadcast and online media. NAHJ is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. For more information, visit http://www.nahj.org.
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