Sep 16, 2021
ViacomCBS employees explain why celebrating the diverse histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latinos is key to authentic representation on and off screen.
In Proud To Be, we highlight ViacomCBS employees and their personal histories. In this installment, we spoke to members of the company's Hispanic employee resource group, Somos, about the importance of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and acknowledging the cultural diversity within the Hispanic and Latino communities.
"Growing up, my parents would always remind us to always be of service to make sure that we are building community. That really helped shape the direction that I wanted to go in my career."
Managing Editor at Entertainment Tonigh
"The more we celebrate each other's backgrounds beyond the workplace and within it, the more inclusive and diverse our content will be."
Senior Producer and Franchise Social Creative Lead at Nickelodeon