Denisse M. Oller

Vice President of Media Relations and Engagement

Denisse Oller is the Vice President of Communications at Somos Community Care. Denisse is a multiple national and regional Emmy-award winning television journalist, author, motivational speaker, and health education advocate, with more than 20 years of experience in communications and non-profit management

Denisse develops communications and public relations strategies and initiatives to advocate for health care reform on behalf of SOMOS network providers and the communities they serve. She also leads SOMOS Community Care’s Integrated Outreach programs that informs, educates and empowers individuals and families about the importance of preventive health care and making healthier lifestyle choices.

Prior to joining SOMOS Community Care, Denisse was an acclaimed national news anchor for Univision Network and Telemundo Network. Ms. Oller covered events such as Pope John Paul II’s visit to Cuba and the 9-11 terrorist attacks, and has interviewed a variety of prominent public and political figures worldwide.

Denisse has received five Emmys, two “Gracies” from the Alliance for Women in Media, and the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for journalism, and was named by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanic Personalities in the United States.

Most recently, Ms. Oller was Executive Director of the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute at Seton Hall University where she worked closely with higher education administration and students to extend the reach of the Institute beyond the Seton Hall campus. Particularly noteworthy was her success in establishing partnerships with the corporate sector, private philanthropists, and community-based organizations.

  • University of Puerto Rico, B.A. Finance
  • City University of New York, B.A. Communications
  • Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management, Seton Hall University

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Strategic Planning
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Intercultural and
    Multi-linguistic Communications
  • Non-profit Fundraising

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