Delia Orjuela (LSHOF President)
Delia Orjuela is Vice President of Latin Music within Broadcast Music, Inc.’s Creative department. In this role, Orjuela is responsible for recruiting new songwriters and publishers, assisting writers and publishers with administration needs and serving as a liaison between the Latin music community and music industry at large. She joined BMI in 1997 as Regional Manager, Latin Music, and later rose to Associate Director, Director, Senior Director and then to Assistant Vice President, before taking over leadership of the department in 2006.——- Prior to joining BMI, Orjuela was the West Coast Publicity Director and Promotions Representative at RMM Records in Los Angeles. Previously, she was a Freelance Field Producer for CNN Spanish, a Freelance Production Assistant at Turner Entertainment Report and an on-air Entertainment Reporter for KBRG 104.9 FM in San Jose.
Some of the many writers Orjuela has signed and worked with since joining BMI include Juanes, Pitbull, Espinoza Paz, Roberto Tapia, Chayanne, J. Balvin, Luis Fonsi, Cristian Castro, Horacio Palencia, Café Tacuba, Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Chino y Nacho, Carla Morrison, Pepe Aguilar, Molotov, Kinky, Jenni Rivera, Banda el Recodo, Kalimba, Tigres del Norte, Sergio Vallin of Mana amongst others.
During her spare time, Orjuela is involved with the Latin outreach on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Hospital, she currently sits on the Los Angeles Board for Education through Music, and most recently was named President of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.