Bel Hernandez is President/CEO of Latin Heat Media, LLC, a multi-media entertainment company comprised of the entertainment site www.latinheat.com; TV and film production; and the OTT platform latinheatcinema.com.
Her career began as an actress which lead to publishing Latin Heat, an entertainment trade and producing the LEMI entertainment conference for six years. For her work, Moviemaker Magazine dubbed her the “Godmother of Latino Hollywood” in 2000. She has been recognized for increasing visibility of Latinos in the entertainment community by NHMC, Hollywood Reporter, CNN, La Opinion, NCLR ALMA Awards among others. Her work lead to being asked to serve six years on the prestigious Peabody Awards Board.
She is the executive producer of HOLA! LA, the first TV talk show with a Latina POV, airing locally in L.A. on KCAL9 and KCBS2.