Latin Heat

Latin Heat Media (LHM) is a multi-media company providing media content on and about U.S. Latinos delivering through editorial, TV, Film and online video content.  Latin Heat has been delivering inside Hollywood news focused on Latinos since 1992 when it began as a print trade publication.  Latin Heat’s unprecedented coverage has supported the growing impact of Latinos in Hollywood.  Latin Heat Media continues to deliver its unique content online (, and through its weekly newsletter and bi-yearly digital magazine.

Considered the third entertainment trade in Hollywood by many, Latin Heat provides business news coverage, latest breaking industry news, talent profiles, TV & films news, spotlight on talent in front and behind the camera, and inside research not found anywhere else on Latinos in Hollywood.

I started my entertainment career as a Mexican Folk dancer. I was in a movie called Losin’ It with Tom Cruise and Jackie Earl Haley before they hit it big. I played Rosa opposite Christopher Reeves in Summer and Smoke at the Ahmanson. I met my husband, Enrique Castillo doing my very first play—Zoot Suit—and, I was in the pilot season of Beverly Hills 90210 in a recurring role that never recurred. Then I left it all to start Latin Heat.

Bel Hernandez
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Latin Heat