SOURCE: Higher Ground Entertainment

April 21, 2009 16:25 ET

Rick Quintero, Job Coach of "The mun2 Hook Up," Congratulates the Show's Win of the "Reality Vision" Award by the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC)

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - Rick Quintero, Job Coach of the Award-winning show, "The mun2 Hook Up," congratulates cable network mun2 and the production team for winning the "Reality Vision" Award in the category of Reality TV from the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC).

"I'm thrilled to be a part of 'The mun2 Hook Up' and congratulate everyone involved in winning NAMIC's Reality Vision Award," said Rick. "The show was up against profound networks like BET and VH1 and was the only Latino show to be nominated in the 'Reality' category. This confirms that 'The mun2 Hook Up' is not only impacting the youth it 'hooks up' and its viewers, but is also gaining respect by organizations such as NAMIC."

"The mun2 Hook Up" is weekly a 30-minute reality show, directed by Ernesto Quintero of Higher Ground Entertainment, where young Latinos get the chance of a lifetime to get hooked up with their hero for a day. Inspired fans are taken through the basics of what it takes to make their dreams come true. They walk away with a new appreciation for what success truly means and the tools to start their new venture.

About Rick Quintero

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Rick is the youngest of six siblings. He is a CHP Public Affairs Officer that updates the community via radio and television from the agency's Transportation Management Center in Glendale. He delivers the traffic report to Fox 11 News and Univision in the mornings. As the public face for the CHP, Rick must be up to date on news, entertainment and ready to clarify any legal concerns people have.

About NAMIC

NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is the premier organization focusing on multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry. Through initiatives that focus on education, advocacy and empowerment, NAMIC champions equity and inclusion in the workforce, with special attention given to ensuring that the leadership cadres of our nation's communications industry giants reflect the multi-ethnic richness of the populations they serve. For more information on NAMIC, visit www.namic.com.

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