The New York City Latino Sports Awards will present this Sunday, January 15, the award as "Storyteller of the Year" sports journalist Franklin Mirabal.
The event will be broadcast in a one-hour special by CDN Deportes, the Caliente 104.1 FM station and the four social networks of the Tigres del Licey narrator.
A high-level commission, chaired by the president of the organization, Félix Jerez and made up of Elida Almonte and the filmmaker Eduardo Luna, will travel to the Caribbean island to present the international award.
“The selection of Franklin Mirabal, as Latino Narrator of the Year, has been by unanimous decision,” said Félix Jerez, who highlighted the professional qualities of the seasoned baseball narrator for the blue network.
The president of the Latin Awards recalled that the 20th edition took place in New York City with the assistance of great personalities and international artists.
Since its founding in 2002, the Latin Awards have recognized dozens of local and international artists, including Cristian Castro, Luis Fonsi, Gabriela Spanic, Ana Gabriel, Alex Matos, Elvis Martínez, Joe Veras, La Insuperable, El Mayor Clásico, Sarodj Bertin, Saúl Lisazo, Francisco Ulloa, Charlie Zaa, Don Omar, Rogelio Martínez, Los Toros Band, Rubby Pérez, Chicho Severino, La Banda Blanca, Sandy Reyes, Banda Machos, Español Núñez, La Makina, Elvis Crespo, Andy Andy, El Chaval de La Bachata, Los Adolescentes, Grupo Niche, Alejandro Fernández, and many more.
"An international award has a double significance for me. That indicates that our acceptance is national and international and I want to dedicate this award to all the fans."Mirabal said.
With 82 sentences, a bilingual narrating style and the affection of children and women have made Mirabal a well-known, applauded and awarded narrator in the country.