Israel Ortega

Israel Ortega serves as The Heritage Foundation's chief spokesman to Spanish-language news media, including print, radio, television and online. And as editor of Heritage's sister website, Libertad (libertad.org), Ortega is responsible both for the content and for marketing it to a variety of audiences, including media, coalitions and legislators. Ortega regularly contributes commentary to prominent Spanish-language newspapers and online publications. He is a frequent guest commentator on major Spanish radio and television outlets, including Univision, Telemundo and CNN International discussing Heritage’s research and analysis across a range of policy fronts. Ortega writes a monthly column for El Diario La Prensa, the largest and oldest Spanish-language publication in New York City. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal as well as digital venues such as National Review Online, Real Clear Politics, the Daily Caller, the Huffington Post, NBC Latino, Fox News Latino and Latin Business Today.

What Are You Doing for New Year’s Eve? Here Are 5 Latinx Traditions

Chances are that if you are Hispanic, it may include incorporating some of these five peculiar New Year’s Eve traditions   Chances are that if you are Hispanic, it may include...

Do Our Meetings Just Create More Meetings?

We're all too familiar with time draining meetings, but with a good leader they can be incredibly productive There’s a funny commercial Google put together when it was introducing the...

5 Ways to Give a Great Speech

A great speech requires connection and a takeaway to be remembered.   Let’s face it. For some, public speaking comes natural and for others it is their Achilles Heel. I’m probably somewhere...

Making America Great By Growing Latino Businesses

Hispanic business owners are optimistic about growth.   Editor’s note: We live and work in the best country in the world wiith diverse ideas and opinions. From time to time Latin Business...

What Will a Trump Presidency Mean for Latino Business Owners?

The Latino business community has grown during one of the worst economic recessions in modern history...what's next?                           Editor's note: Israel Ortega shares his personal perspectives on the in coming administration and the...

What Is the Status of Press Releases? Have They Become Outdated?

Understanding how journalists are consuming content is the best way to improve the chances.             Once upon a time press releases were the surest way to get the eyeballs of journalists,...