APM Appoints Emily Cordero as Director of Communications
Former Journalist and Communications Leader
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Asociación Puertorriqueňos En Marcha (APM), a Latino community and economic development nonprofit, today announced the appointment of Emily Cordero to the newly created role of Director of Communications. Cordero will oversee APM’s external and internal communications strategy and execution, media relations, executive visibility, industry analyst relations, as well as support financial communications.
“We’re excited to welcome Emily, a stellar communication professional with an expert blend of real-world journalism experience and a proven ability to lead integrated communication campaigns, said Nilda Ruiz Ruiz, Chief Executive Officer, APM. “From reporting about high-profile newsmakers to representing power players, she is uniquely positioned to distinguish key elements that will help execute our vision and mission for the community.”
Cordero is a bilingual communications leader with more than 20 years of transformational oversight in media relations, financial communications, corporate social responsibility, public affairs, and crisis management. She accrued top-tier journalism experience working as an anchor and reporter for Univision 65 and numerous large-market TV stations, where her work has earned Society of Professional Journalists awards. “I’m honored to join APM, a nonprofit for the people of North Philadelphia with many compelling stories about how it’s reshaping the lives of the most vulnerable,” said Emily Cordero, Director of Communications, APM.
APM is a Latino based nonprofit serving the community since the 1970’s. APM serves 40,000 Philadelphians annually, operates on a combined budget of more than $65 million, employs 400 multilingual, skilled and dedicated professionals and offers an extensive range of bilingual and culturally sensitive services at 13 sites throughout North Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Our programs include affordable housing, food security, employment assistance, early childhood education and daycare, foster care and adoption, substance abuse treatment and behavioral health for adults.
Contact: Emily Cordero, Director of Communications
Asociación Puertorriquenos En Marcha (APM)
1900 N. 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122