ANNUAL NAMIC CONFERENCE UPDATES
Dear NAMIC Supporter:
We're gearing up for the 31st Annual NAMIC Conference and created a new section to bring you weekly updates. Session topics like c
areers, innovation, technologies, multicultural empowerment and more will be featured here.
This week's updates:
JOHN QUIÑONES TO KEYNOTE THE 31ST ANNUAL NAMIC CONFERENCE
John Quiñones, veteran journalist and host of "What Would You Do?", will be the opening keynote speaker for the 31st Annual NAMIC Conference, Sept. 26-27 at the New York Marriott Marquis. The highly-accomplished news professional will set the tone for the conference "Diversity at the Speed of Change" and share his inspiring journey and thought-provoking insights into human nature and ethical behavior.
Download the conference agenda to see the most up-to-date sessions as they're being confirmed.
The joint NAMIC-Cablefax awards breakfast, sponsored by NCTA - The Internet & Television Association, will recognize the 2017 Cablefax Most Influential Minorities in Cable and salute this year's accomplished industry influencers. Featured guest President of the Board of Altice N.V. and Altice USA Chairman and CEO Dexter Goei, who is responsible for the overall strategic vision and growth of Altice USA, will headline the breakfast with a special Q&A hosted by Cablefax Publisher Michael Grebb.
2017 ANNUAL AWARDS LUNCHEON HOSTS
On-air Correspondent "Despierta America" (Wake Up America), Univision and Nando Vila, Host and Correspondent, Fusion TV will host the luncheon honoring Next Generation Leaders and Luminaries. The luncheon is presented in partnership with Multichannel News and sponsored by Scripps Networks Interactive and Univision.
JOINT TOWN HALL ON DIVERSITY - PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH WICT
The results of the joint 2017 NAMIC AIM and WICT PAR employment survey are in! Join NAMIC and WICT as a panel of industry leaders discuss key findings with an executive summary presented by survey administrators at Mercer. Hear opening remarks from
Michael K. Powell, President & CEO, NCTA and panelists
John Yang (moderator), Correspondent, PBS NewsHour, NewsHour Productions;
Adria Alpert Romm
, Chief HR & Global Diversity Officer, Discovery Communications;
, EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Cox Communications;
David L. Cohen, Sr. EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation;
Rhonda Crichlow, SVP, Chief Diversity Officer, Charter Communications;
Monica Diaz, VP, Diversity, Inclusion & Wellness, ESPN.