LA Times executive editor is Hays Lecture Series speaker

Kevin Merida, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, will be the speaker at the 54th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture at UC Riverside. The May 9 lecture will be in person, on campus for the first time in three years. Merida, 66, took the helm of the largest newsgathering organization in...

By UCR News | | University

Soledad O’Brien to deliver Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

Award-winning news anchor, entrepreneur, and diversity advocate will share her life stories during the 53rd annual lecture

By Sarah Nightingale | | University

Creator of 'The 1619 Project' to deliver 52nd Hays P-E lecture

This year’s Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture will feature “The 1619 Project” creator Nikole Hannah-Jones. The 3:30 p.m., March 4 event will be online, and registrations are required in order to receive a Zoom link. New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project” – named for the year the first enslaved Africans arrived...

By J.D. Warren | | University

Maria Hinojosa to deliver the 50th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture

The April 9 event will feature the executive producer of “Latino USA,” a Peabody Award-winning show aired on NPR.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | University