Episode 9: Jack Rico – TV Host, Entertainment Journalist & Podcaster
INSIDE EPISODE 9
Check out the latest BUSINESS edition of Hispanicize Hangout featuring, Jack Rico, a bilingual entertainment journalist who has appeared on NBC’s TODAY Show, MSNBC, VH1, E News!, Telemundo and Univision to name just a few. Jack also hosts his own NBC showed called ‘Consumer 101’, as well as the popular ‘Highly Relevant’ and ‘Brown and Black’ podcasts, which center around race and pop culture in America.
Born and raised in Queens of Colombian parents, Rico made journalism history when he became part of the founding on-air anchors that launched Univision’s ‘Al Despertar’ in 1999, the first Spanish language morning newscast in New York City. Don’t miss this in-depth conversation where Jack touches upon the state of Latinx programming the U.S., COVID’s impact on the entertainment world, and how it inspired him to create a new VODcast of his own called ‘The Q’.