CHILDREN'S CHAMPION HONOREE
Armando Lucas Correa
Editor in Chief, People en Espanol and Author of International Best Seller, The German Girl
With 20 years of experience in Hispanic media, award-winning journalist and author Armando Lucas Correa is the Editor of PEOPLE en Espanol, the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the U.S. with more than six million readers every month. In his role, he oversees the editorial content of the magazine, PeopleEnEspanol.com, and its digital editions for tablets and mobile.
He also oversees the brand's social media strategy and events like the 50 Most Beautiful (New York), the 25 Most Powerful Women (Miami), as well as Festival People en Espanol (New York).
He is an innovative leader with deep knowledge of the U.S. Hispanic market and experience in creating initiatives focused on the growth of the brand. As an editor and content creator, Correa has developed programs focused on the profitability of PEOPLE en Espanol across different platforms.
Under his tenure, the magazine has enjoyed unprecedented growth and was named in Adweek's "10 Under 50" Hot List in 2007 and 2009 and has been recognized by GLAAD for its coverage.
Correa is a familiar face on national television and radio shows, both in the U.S. and Mexico, where he shares his expertise on Hispanic media and entertainment stories.
Born in Cuba, Correa entered the world of print journalism in 1988 when he was appointed the editor of Tablas, a national theater and dance magazine based out of Havana, Cuba.
Correa is the recipient of various outstanding achievement awards from the National Association of Hispanic Publications and the Society of Professional Journalism.
His book En busca de Emma (In Search of Emma: Two Fathers, One Daughter and the Dream of a Family) was published by Rayo, Harper Collins in 2007 and for Aguilar, Santillana (Mexico) in 2009. His first novel The German Girl was published in October 2016 in English and Spanish by Atria Books, a division of Simon and Schuster.
He currently resides in Manhattan with his partner and their three children.