Najera In America

Najera In America

Rick Najera hosts Najera In America, the last name in unqualified news.... Show More

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February 1, 2021 21 min
Evelyn Brito is a creative film producer, screenwriter, and director with over 15 years of professional experience in the entertainment industry. She is also an event and marketing manager with several years’ experience in planning events, booking qualified speakers, and engaging attendees. She’s managed several events through her career as well. In addition to the Irish Solas Awards and the Roxbury Multicultural Festival, Ms. Brit...
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January 25, 2021 21 min
Herbert Siguenza is a founding member of the performance group Culture Clash. Along with Richard Montoya and Ric Salinas ,Culture Clash is the most produced Latino theatre troupe in the United States. Founded in San Francisco in 1984, Culture Clash has performed on the stages of America's top regional theaters including the Mark Taper Forum, The Kennedy Center, The Arena Stage, The Alley Theatre, The Berkeley Repertory, Yale Re...
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January 18, 2021 21 min
Fernando Allende breaks the mold. Allende, who reigns as the top box office draw in Latin America, is different; he is the first Latin Adonis to enjoy tremendous success in each of today's top entertainment careers film, television, producer, and as a recording artist and entertainer. Born in Mexico City (his father is Mexican, his mother Cuban and grandparents are Spanish and Puerto Rican). Allende started singing folk tunes w...
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January 11, 2021 21 min
Mark Roberts has been in the entertainment business for over 30 years. He is a first generation Mexican American Film and Television producer with a passion for telling edgy stories that give voice to diverse groups. Most recently Roberts teamed up with Mario Lopez to produce both The Expanding Universe of Ashley Garcia for Netflix and Feliz NaviDAD a Christmas movie about a single father who finds the Christmas spirit and love of ...
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January 4, 2021 21 min
The comic Noel Casler worked on Celebrity Apprentice for six seasons. For the last three, he worked closely with Ivanka Trump. Unlike his colleagues, Casler has bravely thwarted his nondisclosure agreement, taking to the stand-up stage, and to Twitter, to tell us the unvarnished truth. And like Trump’s hair-do, it ain’t pretty: Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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December 29, 2020 21 min
Katie Barberi began her professional career at age ten. After having sustained a successful career as a teen aged actress in Hollywood, she then embarked on a second career: acting in Latin-American "telenovelas." It is a little known fact that Latin "soaps" are actually aired in over 40 countries as prime-time series. This afforded Katie the opportunity to become a very well known prime-time actress in the Latin ma...
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December 21, 2020 21 min
Jason Nieves A writer who has written scenes which were performed in seven network affiliated scene showcases. His material has been in the ABC Talent Showcase, the first NHMC Scene Showcase, and five NBC Universal Scene Showcases. He is an alumnus of NBC's Writers On The Verge Program and was also chosen twice for the NHMC/ABC/NBC Television Writers Program. He is also a semifinalist in the Disney ABC Writing Program. Was a wi...
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Oscar Quintero was born In Hacienda Heights, CA a suburb outside of Los Angeles, the youngest of six children. Oscar knew in order for him to be heard, he would have to speak up. And that he did! In the sixth grade he was cast as the lead in the Glenalder Elementary School Play, “Christmas Fever” where he caught the acting bug. From then on, he looked for ways to be in front of a crowd, like joining the drama club in high school an...
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December 7, 2020 21 min
Mauricio García left his job at Motorola in 1999 after only 6 months with the desire to pursue a career in business. He just could not see himself living the life he wanted if he had to trade his time for a limited salary. Today, Mauricio owns several businesses ranging from financial services to marketing software. (Goldstone Wealth Management, Iridiumsoft, COOKIN Technologies and HGI México). Through his new blog, Mauricio will s...
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TJ has come out with his debut stand-up special titled, January 3rd, through a partnership with Comedy Dynamics, which is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. The hour long set record in Brooklyn on January 3rd is a superb culmination of TJ's 8 years as a stand-up comedian in America. With his caustic wit, razor-sharp writing, and casual conversational delivery, TJ presents a keen outsider perspective to the public that only he...
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November 23, 2020 24 min
Stan Zimmerman is an American television producer, director and screenwriter. Zimmerman has written for many television series including The Golden Girls, Roseanne and Gilmore Girls and the 1996 feature film A Very Brady Sequel. Zimmerman is also the creator and executive producer of the sitcom Rita Rocks, starring Nicole Sullivan and Tisha Campbell-Martin which ran on Lifetime Television. Learn more about your ad-choices at https...
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November 16, 2020 24 min
Is a regular stand-up comic at The Laugh Factory, The Improv and The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Best known on MADtv for her dead-pan impressions of Drew Barrymore and Britney Spears. Was part of the Latinos Locos stand-up tour along with Luke Torres and Carlos Oscar. Was the first and only Latina Cast Member on MADtv. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Multi-talented actor/producer, Jaime Aymerich joins host Rick Najera to share his journey in entertainment which includes stand-up, theater, telenovelas, and producing. The team from the film Estilo Americano; Director Miriam Kruishoop with stars Lidia Porto and Antonio Jaramillo discuss the importance of their film that tells the story of a Mexican-American family who is divided by their political views. Producer, German Michael T...
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Legendary actor Luis Guzman discusses his career as a social worker, social activism, giving life to the written material, the effects of media on the public, and shares his opinion about humanity in general. The Godfather of Comedy, Rudy Moreno joins host Rick Najera to reminisce about the working man’s life, his late start as a professional comic, and influencing his peers and an audience. Creator and host of the Georgia Latino F...
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Comedian Paul Conyers talks with host Rick Najera about playing in different cities, sketch comedy, and personal goals. Multi-talented comedienne, Lory Tatoulian talks seriously about the Armenian experience. New York based comedian Rojo Perez discusses his personal life in Puerto Rico, touring, and adapting comedy in the time of COVID. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Author of The Mosaic Daniel B. Levin joins host Rick Najera to discuss spirituality and the importance of listening. Entertainment Marketing expert Elena Sotomayor talks about her early career, her process, and the beauty of giving back. Comedian Gina Brillon let’s us in on what she finds funny and chats about her comedy special The Floor Is Lava. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Comedian Aurelio Bocanegra talks with host Rick Najera about his military service, transitioning that into comedy, and the importance of having a packed house during a comedy set. The multi-talented founder of the Palm Springs International Comedy Festival, Paul Cruz discusses producing a show during the pandemic, odd jobs he held prior to his successes, and the key to understanding humor. Willie Barcena discusses his experience ...
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Two-time Golden Glove champion and multi-talented comedian, Dannon Green has a chat with host Rick Najera about screenwriting, clean comedy, and his love for people. Pocket Party Podcast host Darren Carter talks about his career in stand-up, mastering impressions, and beams about fatherhood. Actor Rene Moran reminds our host that he gave him his first job as an actor in Hollywood, Latinos in entertainment, and lessons he’s learned ...
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Stand-up comedian and actor, Francisco Ramos talks about his life, his accent, and combining his culture with his American experience. The Singing Policeman, Operatic Tenor Daniel Rodriguez joins host Rick Najera to discuss his career in music, the greater meaning of life, and being known as the 9/11 voice that healed the nation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Actor Jesse Garcia reminisces about his career with host Rick Najera. Pioneering comedian Mike Robles, creator of Que Locos, talks community and the power of laughter. Stand-up comic Jill-Michele Meleán chats about Latin culture, the current pandemic, and the importance of human connection. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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