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Biography of Esteban Steven Escobar Updated as of 3-7-2017

Photo credit to: Bob Delgadillo/Bob Delgadillo Photography for Diversity News Productions/Diversity Pageants

Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th and U.S. Naturalized on May 20, 2015) is a multi-award winning American journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, entrepreneur, accounts receivable specialist, humanitarian and philanthropist.

Steven Escobar started Diversity News Publications when he saw the word Diversity in an office and it’s meaning, he them decided to call his company Diversity News Publications and started branding the name Diversity News. Steven Escobar goal is to promote and raise awareness of Diversity and Inclusion. For those reasons Steven Escobar is known as the man from Diversity.

Esteban is known as Steven Escobar. He is the CEO, President & Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine, an online & special print consumer news magazine both are available worldwide and are viewed freely by millions of visitors each month.

On 7-10-2015, Steven Escobar founded and is the CEO, President and Executive Producer of Diversity News Magazine Awards which launched on 11-5-2016 by sponsoring Diversity Pageants special awards. Also on 7-10-2015, Steven Escobar unveiled the launch of new media outlet named Miss Diversity News Beauty Pageants Magazine.

On November 2013, Steven Escobar founded and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Diversity Professional Business & Media Solutions Group, a company to help small businesses to be compliant with changes in technology and have a presence online. On July 2013 Steven Escobar founded and is the CEO of Diversity Recovery Systems, a professional consulting and account receivables third party company specializing in healthcare medical collections.

Esteban “Steven” Escobar is also the executive producer and director of Diversity News TV, the host of Diversity News Radio, on Air with Steven Escobar, and the Founder, CEO and President of Diversity News Publications, a news/entertainment multimedia firm in Hollywood, CA. Steven Escobar owns E.E.Enterprises, an affiliate of The Diversity News Publications family of companies.

Steven Escobar is a currently a contributor and writer for CNN.com. Esteban “Steven” Escobar is a former official contributor/writer for the Hollywood and Los Angeles County events examiner for Examiner.com and contributor for Yahoo.com distributed via Yahoo Voices.

Steven Escobar is currently the account executive and media liaison at World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations. Steven Escobar’s former professional affiliations and memberships include being a member and media partner of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Los Angeles Inc., (Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association) GALECA with voting and membership rights on The Dorian Awards.

Since 2011, Steven Escobar started been involved in the beauty pageant industry. On May 20, 2011 Steven Escobar was a judge for Ms. Exoti-Lady World Pageant 2011.

In 2013, Steven Escobar became involved with Virgelia Productions producers of Miss Asia USA, Mrs Asia USA and Miss Teen Asia USA Beauty Pageants as their Public Relations representative. In 2014 Steven became involved with Virgelia Productions as consultant publicist for 3rd Annual Miss Latina Global, Miss Teen Latina Global and Mrs Latina Global Beauty Pageants. Also in 2015 Steven Escobar consulting services were retained by Virgelia Productions Inc., to help with online marketing and public relations with the 27th Annual Miss Asia USA, 11th Annual Mrs. Asia USA, Miss Teen Asia USA and 4th Annual Miss Latina Global, Mrs. Latina Global and Miss Teen Latina Global as well 1st Annual Miss Europe Global.

Because of his goals and aspirations in the media publishing business, Steven Escobar has acquired skills in new media including marketing and public relations.

Steven Escobar is no stranger to the entertainment industry. He has covered many prestigious events in Hollywood. Some of them are the 2009 Outstanding Emmy Awards Nominees, 2010 American Music Awards, 2011 American Music Awards, 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees Announcement, 43rd NAACP Image Awards, 44th NAACP Image Awards, 12th Annual Latin Grammys Nominees Announcement, 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards, the Hollywood Christmas Parade, the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, 2015 LA Times/Hoy Awards, 2016 NBC The Voice Season 11 finale, 2017 She Rocks Awards, 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees’ Luncheon Kick-Off Celebration, 2017 Writers Guild Awards, 27th Annual Night of 100 Stars Academy Awards Viewing Gala, and many more.

Steven Escobar also gives back to the community by helping charities. From 2003 to the present, he has been raising money and awareness for AIDS Walk LA benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles now known as AIDS Project Los Angeles Health through team Diversity News 3960. Also in 2011 Steven Escobar raised money for The Life Group LA. Steven Escobar has volunteered for Exotifit For Humanity now known as We Care for Humanity and The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Steering Committee.

Steven was nominated for The Shorty Awards 2011 and the People’s Choice Fan Award 2012. In 2012 Steven Escobar received the Humanitarian Award at the 2012 International Noble Awards. Also on June 2, 2012 Steven Escobar Received the Community and Humanitarian Services Award at Kayamanan Bayan for all his contributions to the Filipino American community in Southern California.

On 12-12-12 Steven Escobar received an award for the Most Fascinating Person of the Year. On August 4, 2013, Steven Escobar won the 2013 EOTM (Entrepreneurs On the Move) Award for Outstanding Internet Talk Show Diversity News Radio on Air with Steven Escobar. Yahoo.com named Steven Escobar one of the Hot 500 contributors during the month of March 2012.

On March 1, 2014 Steven Escobar received the following awards from City of Beverly Hills Mayor John A. Mirisch: The Diversity Award Certificate of Recognition from the City of Beverly Hills Mayor and City Council, and the County of Los Angeles by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles and City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition signed by the Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti for his participation and contributions to the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA).

On 7-23-2014, Esteban Steven Escobar’s publication Diversity News Magazine by Steven Escobar was nominated for The 2014 LGBT Hero Awards as Online Magazine of the Year 2014.

Also on November 22, 2014 Steven Escobar received a Certificate of Appreciation for his publication Diversity News Magazine from the City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for the contribution and help to the 26th Annual Miss Asia USA and Mrs. Asia USA Cultural Pageants held at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center in Redondo Beach, CA.

On January 20, 2015, Steven Escobar @DiversityNewsEE received a 2015 Nomination for Shorty Award in #category as Blogger even though he do not consider himself a blogger.

On June 2015 Steven Escobar received Certificate of Appreciation to him and Diversity News Magazine as well Diversity News Publications for over a decade of contribution to Southern California especially the City of Los Angeles from Tom LaBonge, Councilmember, 4th District and Herb J. Wesson, Jr., President, L.A. City Council.

On May 10, 2015, Steven Escobar received a trophy from Samira’s TV Show for Excellence in Journalism.

On 6-4-2016, Steven Escobar was selected to be one of the distinguish and celebrity judges for Miss/Mrs Perfect Lady USA 2016.

Steven Escobar founded on April 2016, via Diversity News Productions Diversity Pageants in response to the controversy of no Diversity and Inclusive included in many entertainment award shows, television roles, modeling, media, government roles, movies roles and music, etc. Steven Escobar is the founder, CEO, President & Executive Producer of Diversity Pageants at Diversity News Productions.

On November 5, 2016, Steven Escobar from Diversity News Productions received a congratulations letter and Recognition Certificates from the City of West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister and Council! Also on November 5, 2016, he received a congratulations letter and Certificate of Recognition from Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian Representing the 46th California Assembly District.

Photo credit to: Bob Delgadillo/Bob Delgadillo Photography for Diversity News Productions/Diversity Pageants

Steven Escobar has been in the USA since 1989. He study at Virgil Junior High School, Mary M. Bethune Junior High School and graduated from Ulysses S. Grant High School in 1994. Steven Escobar also attended Los Angeles City College and Los Angeles Trade Tech College to study journalism.

Steven Escobar has 2 sisters and 2 half brothers and a mother. Steven Escobar currently resides in Los Angeles County in the city of Hollywood, CA. For more information visit http://www.stevenescobar.diversitynewspublications.com, http://www.imdb.me/officialestebanstevenescobar or http://www.stevenescobar.blogspot.com

 

Editor’s Note: Biography of Steven Escobar is regular review, edited and proofread by educator Linda Satloff Krongold, Sr. Copy Editor & Proof Reader

Steven Escobar and Reatha Grey Judges at Miss & Mrs Perfect Lady USA 6-4-2016

Photo credit to: Bob Delgadillo/Bob Delgadillo Photography

Photo credit to: Bob Delgadillo/Bob Delgadillo Photography

Steven Escobar and Actress Reatha Grey Judges at Miss & Mrs Perfect Lady USA Beauty Pageant.

Thumbelina Production held their 1st annual Miss & Mrs Perfect Lady USA Beauty Pageant crowning and red carpet event on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Envision Center 15055 Oxnard St, Van Nuys, CA 91411 from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Also joining Steven Escobar was pageant contestant Mrs Diversity News Woodland Hills Marie Bogacz.

Photo credit to: Bob Delgadillo/Bob Delgadillo Photography

Photo credit to: Bob Delgadillo/Bob Delgadillo Photography




Steven Escobar Attends Rusnak Maserati of South Bay Grand Opening

lana-svetlana-liz-rusnak-arizmendi-steven-escobarLana Svetlana, Steven Escobar and Elizabeth Rusnak arrive at Rusnak Maserati of South Bay Grand Opening in Torrance, CA on 2-11-2016.liz-rusnak-arizmendi-steven-escobar-2

Steven Escobar and Elizabeth Rusnak Arizmendi, Vice President of Public Relations at Rusnak Auto Group.

 

Photos credit to: Yeva-Genevieve Lavlinski

Steven Escobar and Christy Oldham Attend GALECA 4th Annual Dorian Awards Winners Toast

Steven Escobar and Christy Oldham - photo credit to Christopher StewartOn Sunday, March 1, 2015, Steven Escobar and Christy Oldham Attend GALECA’s 4th Annual Dorian Awards Winners Toast at The Maharaja Room of The Pikey Bar & Cafe 7617 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA 90046 from 3 to 5:30 p.m.

Esteban Steven Escobar, Melora HardinDuring the event Steven Escobar met and took photos with Star Melora Hardin (Transparent & The Office), Natalie Denise Sperl (Vocals/Guitar, Kill My Coquette), Blair Madison Late (Bravo’ reality television series, Newlyweds: The First Year 2013)., Jeff Zarrillo and Paul Katami, the first gay couple to be legally married in California and many more.Steven Escobar_Christy Oldham_Blair Late 18546 -Paul Katami_Christy Oldham_Steven Escobar_Melora Hardin_Jeff Zarrillo 18569 -

To read, see photos of the event visit Diversity News Magazine at http://diversitynewsmagazine.com/2015/03/02/the-gay-and-lesbian-entertainment-critics-association-galeca-hosts-the-4th-annual-dorian-awards-winners-toast/

Steven EScobar, Natalie Denise Sperl, Clinton H. Wallace, Justin Cook

Photos credit to: Clinton H. Wallace/PhotoMundo International for DiversityNewsMagazine.com and Christopher Stewart for GALECA/Dorian Awards

Editor’s Disclosure: Our very own President & Executive Editor-In-Chief Esteban Escobar aka Steven Escobar from Diversity News Magazine published by Diversity News Publications is a proud member of GALECA with voting rights on the Dorian Awards.

Award winning Steven Escobar Attends I Called Myself Cassandra by Lourdes Duque Baron

Photo credit to: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos

Photo credit to: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos

On Saturday, June 14, 2014, Award winning Esteban “Steven” Escobar Attends the official book launch and signing of “I Called Myself Cassandra by Lourdes Duque Baron” held at The Barrios’ Hilltop Glendale Mansion 3021 Waverly Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90039 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Photo credit to: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos

Photo credit to: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos

During the event Steven Escobar worked with Actress and Host Becca Minas on the red carpet to interview for Diversity News TV selected invited guests. Becca Minas host for Diversity News TV and Steven Escobar, director, producer and editor of the videos recorded by Diversity News TV from Diversity News Productions Enterprises.

Photo credit to: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos

Photo credit to: Travis Jourdain, Five Minute Photos

Steven Escobar also acted as an account executive and Media/Public Relations for World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc in helping run the red carpet at I Called Myself Cassandra’ Official Book Launch & Signing Hosted by Lourdes Duque Baron. 

To view all the videos visit Diversity News TV at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsih_bws3U4VWDjA9F83nHPLbYYHjzVUz

About Esteban “Steven” Escobar: Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th) is an award winning American journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, entrepreneur, accounts receivable specialist, humanitarian and philanthropist. Esteban is known as Steven Escobar. He is the President & Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine, an online & special print consumer news magazine that is is available worldwide and can be viewed free by millions of visitors each month.

On November 2013 Steven Escobar founded and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Diversity Professional Business & Media Solutions Group Inc., a company to help small businesses to be complaint with changes in technology and have a presence online. On July 2013 he founded and is the CEO of Diversity Recovery Systems, a professional consulting and account receivables third party company specializing in healthcare medical collections.

Esteban “Steven” Escobar is also the executive producer and director of Diversity News TV, the host of Diversity News Radio, on Air with Steven Escobar, and the president of Diversity News Publications, a news/entertainment multimedia firm in Hollywood, CA.

Steven Escobar owns E.E.Enterprises, an affiliate of The Diversity News Publications family of companies. Steven Escobar is also the official Hollywood and Los Angeles County events. examiner for Examiner.com, contributor for Yahoo.com distributed via Yahoo Voices, CNN.com, iReport contributor, and special reporter and website administrator for Tehran International Weekly Magazine. Steven Escobar is currently the account executive and media liaison at World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations Inc.

Steven Escobar’s current professional affiliations and memberships include being a member and media partner of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles, (Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association) GALECA with voting and membership rights on The Dorian Awards.

Because of his goals and aspirations in the media publishing business, Steven Escobar has acquired skills in new media including marketing and public relations. Steven Escobar believes that his success in the media/publishing empire is from all the collaboration of his local, national, and international team of reporters and photographers, and he thanks them.

Steven Escobar is no stranger to the entertainment industry. He has covered many prestigious events in Hollywood. Some of them are the 2009 Outstanding Emmy Awards Nominees, 2010 American Music Awards, 2011 American Music Awards, 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees Announcement, 43rd NAACP Image Awards, 44th NAACP Image Awards, 12th Annual Latin Grammys Nominees Announcement, 2012 NCLR ALMA Awards, and the 2014 Golden Globe Awards.

Steven Escobar also gives back to the community by helping charities. From 2003 to the present, he has been raising money and awareness for AIDS Walk LA benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles through team Diversity News 3960. Also in 2011 Steven Escobar raised money for The Life Group LA. Steven Escobar has volunteered for Exotifit For Humanity and The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Steering Committee.

Steven was nominated for The Shorty Awards 2011 and the People’s Choice Fan Award 2012. In 2012 Steven Escobar received the Humanitarian Award at the 2012 International Noble Awards. Also on June 2, 2012 Steven Escobar Received the Community and Humanitarian Services Award at Kayamanan Bayan for all his contributions to the Filipino American community in Southern California.

On 12-12-12 Steven Escobar received an award for the Most Fascinating Person of the Year. On August 4, 2013, Steven Escobar won the 2013 EOTM (Entrepreneurs On the Move) Award for Outstanding Internet Talk Show Diversity News Radio on Air with Steven Escobar. Yahoo.com named Steven Escobar one of the Hot 500 contributors during the month of March 2012 from Yahoo! Contributors.

Steven Escobar has been in the USA since 1989 and has 2 sisters and a mother. Steven Escobar currently resides in Los Angeles County in the city of Hollywood, CA. For more information visit http://stevenescobar.diversitynewspublications.com/ or his IMDB at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4164655/

Happy Fun and Safe Thanksgiving 2013 from Steven Escobar

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Happy Fun and Safe Thanksgiving 2013 from Steven Escobar & Diversity News Magazine (via Diversity News Magazine)

Happy Fun and Safe Thanksgiving 2013 from Steven Escobar, Diversity News Magazine, World Wide Vital Marketing & Public Relations and from the entire Diversity News Publications Family of Companies.

2013 WINNER EOTM Award Outstanding Internet Talk Show Diversity News Radio on Air with Steven Escobar

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Steven Escobar with Susan Shelley for the California State Assembly District 45

Hello Fans, Friends, Supporters and Colleagues,

Once again let me re-affirm my endorsement for Susan Shelley. Please see my photo with Ms. Shelley taken at the The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce LA Membership Meeting & Networking held on 6-27-2013 in Sherman Oaks, CA.
My official endorsement:

I, Steven Escobar endorse Susan Shelley for the California State Assembly because “We need to represent and fight for the better fair living of the San Fernando Valley citizens and residents, not just special groups but All for All.”
Be sure to VOTE in the upcoming special election.
SUSAN SHELLEY FOR ASSEMBLY California Assembly District 45, the west San Fernando Valley
Campaign Headquarters:
Susan Shelley for Assembly
20121 Ventura Blvd., Suite 206
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Call: 818-22-SUSAN
 
About Susan Shelley
Susan Shelley is a Republican candidate for Congress in California’s 30th district, the west and south San Fernando Valley. She’s the author of the novel “The 37th Amendment” and of a modern history of the Bill of Rights titled, “How the First Amendment Came to Protect Topless Dancing.” She graduated from California State University Northridge with B.A. in American history and went on to work for Merv Griffin Enterprises, where she was the Associate Producer of “Jeopardy!” before going on to be a full-time writer. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Daily News, and other papers around the country. Her latest work, “Uncle Sam’s Nickel: The Five Percent Flat Tax that will Restore Freedom and Prosperity,” is a free eBook available at www.UncleSamsNickel.com. A fierce advocate of taxpayers’ rights, she has been endorsed for Congress by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. Susan has lived in the San Fernando Valley since moving from Chicago to California with her family while in high school. She’s a proud graduate of El Camino Real High School in Woodland Hills. For more information visit http://susanshelley.com/
 
 

About Steven Escobar:
Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th) is an award winning American (Journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist, radio personality, accounts receivable specialist and philanthropist). Steven Escobar is the Executive Editor-In-Chief of DiversityNews Magazine. Esteban “Steven” Escobar is also the Producer, Director of Diversity News TV, the host of Diversity News Radio, on Air with Steven Escobar, the President of Diversity News Publications and he owns E.E.Enterprises, an affiliate of The Diversity News Publications Family of Companies. Steven Escobar is an active member and media partner of the The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce LA. For more information visit his IMDB at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4164655/ Diversity News Magazine at 
http://diversitynewsmagazine.com/ or Diversity News Publications at http://diversitynewspublications.com/