Jeannette Kaplun

Title: 
Chief Content Officer, Hispana Global
Twitter handle: 
JeannetteKaplun

An award-winning journalist, broadcaster, conference speaker, spokesperson and social media influencer, Jeannette Kaplun has over 18 years of experience on TV, radio, online media and as a published author. Born in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Chile, Jeannette is bilingual and bicultural. In 2012 she launched her bilingual platform for women who want to look, feel and do their best, Hispana Global, with blogs and videos in Spanish and English.

She's known as one of the leading Latina social media influencers in the US. In May 2012 Jeannette was invited to the White House as part of LATISM’s Top Blogueras Retreat. A UN Social Good Fellow, she has been a speaker at major conferences, including BlogHer, Blogalicious, EVO, LATISM, Blissdom, Hispanicize, Social Media Week Miami, SheStreams and SheCon. In May 2013, she was a guest speaker at the UN Foundation’s Mom+Social Global Summit and moderated the Global Voices keynote at Mom 2.0 Summit.
Jeannette is the author of Todobebé: Todo lo que necesitas saber para el primer año de tu bebé (Rayo, 2006) and is a contributor for Babble, Ser Padres, Mamiverse, Latinamom.me, Moms Clean Air Force and other outlets. She was featured on LeanIn.org as well.

In 2011 Jeannette won LATISM´s Best Parenting Blogger award and in 2002 was named one of the most influential Hispanic journalists by Hispanic Media 100.

In 1999, she cofounded Todobebé, served as Chief Content Officer and co-hosted the Emmy-nominated Spanish-language network TV show Viva la Familia for four seasons on Univision and the also Emmy-nominated show Todobebé on Telemundo. Under her leadership, in 2010 the company received Portada´s Hispanic Digital and Print Media award as Top Content Provider to Hispanic Audiences and in 2006, the Canyon Ranch Institute Prevention Pioneer Award. She also helped develop four trilingual educational apps. Previously, she hosted the Discovery Channel Latin America tech show “Vida@linea”.

Jeannette has been featured in Good Morning America, the Father Albert show, CNN Radio, HLN, HuffPost Live, Vogue en Español, People en Español, Vanidades, Buenhogar, Selecciones, La Opinión, Associated Press, Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, TV y Novelas, Hola, Bloomberg Radio, Caracol Radio, El Gordo y la Flaca, Despierta América, and NBC Latino, among others. She has worked with brands such as P&G, Target, Pull-Ups, Sony, Walmart, Walgreens, and Mary Kay, among others.

Jeannette lives in Miami, FL with her husband and two children. Follow her on Twitter @JeannetteKaplun or on Facebook (facebook.com/hispanaglobal).