ABOUT RITA DAMIRÓN
Rita is a bilingual TV host, digital producer, and strategist proudly born and raised in the Dominican Republic. In her years since moving to New York, she has worked competitively in the millennial media market using her passion for travel, arts, and storytelling to captivate her audience. She was a founding team member of Cheddar, the digital business news network, and has collaborated creatively for companies such as Dress Code NYC, Univision, Spanish Broadcasting System as well as the lead producer for Momento Latino, a growing coalition of activists, leaders, and artists pushing for change.
On her free time, Damiron enjoys dancing, visiting art galleries, researching the intersection between identity, digital media, and social networking sites, and exploring ice cream shops around the world. She recently presented her work, “Afro-Latinx Online Communities: Reshaping Identity, one Post at a Time” at the prestigious International Communication Association conference in Washington, DC.