July 30, 2020
Embrace Diversity. Embrace Success.
In this issue - Pre-registration for the 34th Annual NAMIC Conference; NAMIC education programs are open for applications; and NAMIC industry executives are moving and shaking.
NAMIC 34th Annual Virtual Conference Pre-Registration Open
For the first time in its 40-year history, NAMIC will host its annual conference virtually. Over four days, the virtual conference will take place from Oct. 6 – 9, during the industry’s Diversity Week.

The conference will include a host of informative sessions addressing some of the industry’s most pressing issues—from creating a pipeline for diverse leaders to advancing culturally competent marketing and programming.

NAMIC ELDP Class XX Call for Nominations
NAMIC is now accepting nominations for 2020-2021 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) Class XX. To be eligible, applicants must be persons of color at the director level (minimum of two years at that level) or above.

The deadline to submit applications is August 21.

NAMIC Leadership Seminar
The re-imagined VIRTUAL NAMIC Leadership Seminar is a professional development program designed to help participants maximize strengths, develop new self-management insights, raise the bar on performance, and plan strategically for continuous growth and advancement.

  • September 14-18, 2020
  • Deadline: August 14
  • October 26-30, 2020
  • Deadline: September 25

Movers & Shakers
NAMIC ELDP Class XVI and Next Generation Leader Keith Holmes named EVP of Cox Business

Former TV One chief and former NAMIC conference honorary co-chair Wonya Lucas has been tapped to serve as president and CEO of Crown Media Family Networks, a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards Inc.
Chapter Spotlight
NAMIC chapters have been keeping busy providing members with virtual learning and connecting.

Receive 10% off membership when you register for a virtual chapter event!

PBS explores racial history, justice with Alicia Keys, Henry Louis Gates Jr. projects
ViacomCBS U.K. Networks Unit Sets "No Diversity, No Commission" Policy
Endeavor CEO Unveils Inclusion Plan: $5M Donation, Disclose Diversity Numbers, Update Hiring Policy
Senior Manager, Technical Negotiations
The Business Operations team provides operational and technical expertise, support, direction and strategic guidance and project management for the Disney Media Distribution teams.
Reporter, Economy COVID
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting is seeking a reporter to cover the economic impact and recovery from COVID-19 in southwestern Pennsylvania.  
Media Relations Manager
The Nature Conservancy in New York is seeking a savvy and experienced NYC media relations professional to join our team to raise the visibility and influence of the organization.
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