Named after the Spanish-language word for an individual key on a keyboard, the 4th Annual Tecla Awards honor excellence in U.S. Latino online video, blogging, media, marketing and those who create it.

The 4th Annual Tecla Awards reflect the growing state of original programming native to YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, live broadcasting, blogging and virtually all types of social media platforms.

This year’s Tecla Awards will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Hispanicize 2018 Week in Miami, Florida and are held annually at Hispanicize, the largest U.S. Hispanic social media, marketing, media and entertainment industries event in the nation.

The awards are a co-production of the Hispanicize event and the DiMe Media network. To attend the 4th Annual TECLA AWARDS, you must register for Hispanicize Miami. Click HERE to purchase a ticket to Hispanicize Miami.

Submit your nominations for Hispanicize 2018’s Fourth Annual Tecla Awards HERE. Submissions will be accepted until February 9th.


General Awards:

Creator of the Year (aka Super Creators)
Breakout Creator of the Year
Best Digital Journalist
Best Spanish-Language Content Creator (TBD)
Best Content Creator in Latin America (TBD)
Best Content Creator for a Digital Network
Best Actor Creating Social Content
Best Musician Creating Social Content


Platform/Medium Focused:

Best Stories Content Creator (includes Snapchat, IG Story, FB Story)
Best Twitter Content Creator
Best Facebook Content Creator
Best YouTube Content Creator
Best Instagram Content Creator
Best Pinterest Content Creator
Best Musical.ly Content Creator
Best Tumblr Content Creator
Best Blogger (includes WordPress, Blogspot, Squarespace, etc.)
Best Podcast


Content/Expertise Focused:

Best Beauty Content Creator
Best Fashion Content Creator
Best Food Content Creator (includes Recipe Developing, Yelp)
Best Technology Content Creator (includes Gaming)
Best Family/Parenting Content Creator
Best Comedy Content Creator (not if they’re known for their memes)
Best Meme Content Creator
Best Health/Wellness Content Creator (includes Fitness)
Best Entertainment Content Creator (includes Music/Film/Literature)
Best Travel Content Creator
Best Finance/Couponing Content Creator
Best Sports Content Creator
Best Social Good/Community Content Creator (aka The Jewel Award)

Official Rules & Regulations

Please note: Nominating a creator several times will not increase their chances of being chosen as a finalist. The judging committee will review ALL nominations, no matter how many times they were submitted. If you have any questions about the form, please contact [email protected] (not .com).

To read the Official Rules and Regulations, please click HERE.