Award winning Editor Esteban "Steven" Escobar to be honored at the 20th Annual MMPA Night on March 1, 2014 prior to the 86th annual Oscar Awards
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Diversity News Publications, and publisher of Diversity News Magazine from the Diversity News Publications Family of Companies announced that their own Esteban "Steven" Escobar will be honored during the 86th annual Oscar Awards at the 20th Annual MMPA “Night before the Oscars … The Envelope Please...” on March 1, 2014.
Steven Escobar to be Honorded at the 20th Annual MMPA Night Prior to the Oscars on March 1, 2014
The (MMPA) will be hosting “Night before the Oscars … The Envelope Please...” To benefit The MMPA Educational Scholarship Fund for student filmmakers. This annual charity benefit once again will play host to an array of entertainment luminaries and Academy Award nominees.
The event takes place at the Andaz Hotel, Top of the Strip, Panorama Room, Rooftop AT 8401 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069. This year It Is anticipated That many 2014 Academy Oscar Nominees and celebrity guests will be in attendance. "It feels so good to get an award and I am so happy and excited to be honored by the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA) for all my contributions to the City and County of Los Angeles with my independent media company outlets Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News TV and Diversity News Radio." said Esteban "Steven" Escobar, President & Executive Editor-In-Chief from Diversity News Magazine. Mr. Escobar added " I want to take this opportunity to thank Mr. Jarvee Hutcherson, President of the Multicultural Motion Picture Assocation for thinking of me and asking politicians to recognize me for all my contributions. I also want to thank my entire team at Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News TV and Diversity News Radio. Without them I would not be where I am now. So my debt and gratitude goes out to all of them who go beyond and cover events to bring us worldwide readership." This annual charity event, which has been a staple of Academy weekends for the past few years, is among the many sought-after events of camaraderie and Oscar day excitement that jump starts Sunday’s Academy award ceremony event. We are hosting the 20th annual benefit at the Andaz Hotel and are anticipating that many of the 2014 Oscar nominees and other celebrities will be in attendance. Some of the celebrities that have participated in the past have included: Halle Berry, Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Michael Douglas, and Kerry Washington. "I remember when we printed Diversity News (Revista Diversidad) in English and Spanish back in 2003 and then the cyber world took over and on Thursday, June 14, 2007 Diversity News Publications was born. We Were called Diversity News, but them in 2009 Diversity News Magazine was born and it is known today as one of the biggest brand names worldwide." The event includes live entertainment, a silent auction, raffles and sumptuous Hors d’oeuvres including a lavish dessert table for this celebrity crowd of discerning tastes and taste makers. Steven Escobar would like his friends, colleagues, family, supporters, fans and sponsors to come to and witness by seen him been honored. People can purchase tickets online by visiting MMPA Facebook invite About Esteban “Steven” Escobar: Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th) is an award winning American journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, entrepreneur, accounts receivable specialist, humanitarian and philanthropist. Esteban is known as Steven Escobar. He is the President & Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine, an online & special print consumer news magazine that is is available worldwide and can be viewed free by millions of visitors each month. On November 2013 Steven Escobar founded and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Diversity Professional Business & Media Solutions Group Inc., a company to help small businesses to be complaint with changes in technology and have a presense online. On July 2013 founded and is heading as CEO Diversity Recovery Systems, a professional consulting and account receivables third party company specialized in healthcare medical collections. Esteban “Steven” Escobar is also the executive producer and director of Diversity News TV, the host of Diversity News Radio, on Air with Steven Escobar, and the president of Diversity News Publications, a news/entertainment multimedia firm in Hollywood, CA. Steven Escobar owns E.E.Enterprises, an affiliate of The Diversity News Publications family of companies. Steven Escobar is also the official Hollywood and Los Angeles County events examiner for Examiner, contributor for Yahoo distributed via Yahoo Voices, CNN, iReport contributor, and special reporter for Tehran International Weekly Magazine. Steven Escobar is currently the account executive and media liaison at World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc. Steven Escobar's current professional affiliations and memberships include being a member and media partner of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles, (Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association) GALECA with voting and membership rights on The Dorian Awards. Because of his goals and aspirations in the media publishing business, Steven Escobar had gained very desirable skills in new media including marketing and public relations techniques. Steven Escobar believes that his success on the media/publishing empire is from all the collaboration of his local, national, and international team of reporters and photographers, and he thanks them. Steven Escobar is no stranger to the entertainment industry. He has covered many prestigious events in Hollywood. Some of them are the 2009 Outstanding Emmy Awards Nominees, 2010 American Music Awards, 2011 American Music Awards, 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees Announcement, 43RD NAACP Image Awards, 44th NAACP Image Awards, 12th Annual Latin Grammys Nominees Announcement, 2013 NCLR ALMA Awards, and the 2014 Golden Globe Awards. Steven Escobar also gives back to the community by helping charities. From 2003 to the present, he has been raising money and awareness for AIDS Walk LA benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles tru team Diversity News 3960. Also in 2011. Steven Escobar raised money and awareness for The Life Group LA. Steven Escobar has volunteered for Exotifit For Humanity and The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Steering Committee. Steven was nominated for The Shorty Awards 2011 and the People’s Choice Fan Award 2012. In 2012 Steven Escobar received the Humanitarian Award at the 2012 International Noble Awards. Also on June 2, 2012 Steven Escobar Received the Community and Humanitarian Services Award at Kayamanan ng Bayan for all his contributions to the Filipino American community in Southern California. On 12-12-12 Steven Escobar received an award for the Most Fascinating Person of the Year. On August 4, 2013, Steven Escobar won the 2013 EOTM (Entrepreneurs On the Move) Award for Outstanding Internet Talk Show Diversity News Radio on Air with Steven Escobar. Yahoo named Steven Escobar one of the Hot 500 contributors during the month of March 2012 from Yahoo! Contributors. Steven Escobar has been in the USA since 1989 and has 2 sisters and a mother. Steven Escobar currently resides in Los Angeles County in the city of Hollywood, CA. For more information visit Diversity News Publications or his IMDB