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July 19, 2018
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NAMIC-New York, in partnership with Blacks@Microsoft, hosted Part 2 of the Executive Breakfast Series on Wednesday, June 13 featuring Eboni K. Williams, Fox News Anchor, Sports Host, and Author. "People need to be able to root for you when you are not in the room - they need to like you! So, focus on relationship building." - Eboni K. Williams

NAMIC-New York's millennial committee members including Carvel Wallace, Kadisha Phillips Michelle Hockett and Nitiya Walker executed "Secure The Job" for college students, interns, and recent grads and packed a full room at AMC Networks! 


NAMIC-New York member and Leadership Seminar alumnus  Brandy Fisher  was promoted to manager, Key Account Marketing at Showtime Networks.  

NAMIC-Southern California member Kate Frame was promoted to VP, human resources at Showtime Networks.

NAMIC-New York secretary  Morgan Johnson started a new position as account manager, Revenue Marketing at Starz. Congratulations, Morgan! 

NAMIC-New York member  Julien Guiteau posted "On January 11th, 2018, I wrote a note to myself and put it under my mattress. It read 'I will work at Viacom.' Today that goal came true."

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Multichannel News
Lemon, who hosts the news network's CNN Tonight news series, will open the Oct. 16-17 conference, which will feature as its theme "Empower Leaders, Create Superheroes."

BET Networks and Paramount Players have revealed 10 semifinalists of Project Cre8, a nationwide search for the next big filmmaker, which was launched in January. These aspiring filmmakers are a step closer to the opportunity to produce a feature film with a million-dollar budget.

Sandra Oh made history as the first Asian woman to be nominated for a lead actress Emmy for her stellar performance on BBC America's Killing Eve. Now, the actress -- who is Korean-Canadian -- is reacting to her history-making moment.

At the forefront of his mind, and fueling his passion, are the hot-button topics of race and the central paradox of modern African-American enterprise - in which black popular culture is as ubiquitous as ever, yet so many old obstacles to black financial autonomy remain in place.
Fast Company
A black Korean lesbian tech worker on how to end tokenistic recruiting and build a diverse hiring process that's driven by values, not numbers.



A+E Networks is shaking up its UK programming team, a move that is expected to lead to the departure of long-standing Lifetime and CI (Crime & Investigation) chief Koulla Anastasi.

Thai Randolph is expanding her role at Kevin Hart and Lionsgate's Laugh Out Loud network. Randolph, who previously held the title of SVP of Marketing and Monetization, has been promoted to EVP and General Manager. She will continue to report to Laugh Out Loud President Jeff Clanagan.

Black Enterprise
SheaMoisture haircare and skincare products founder Richelieu Dennis announced a $100 million fund for women entrepreneurs of color at the 2018 Essence Festival. The announcement surrounds the New Voices Fund that he's been prepping for the past year.

PR Newswire
ThinkNow, a technology driven cultural insights agency, announces it has launched the first audience planning and segmentation tool focused exclusively on the multicultural market called ThinkNow ConneKt. The MarTech solution provides behavioral and psychographic data combining mobile intelligence, first-party data and panel profile insights to deliver a holistic view of multicultural consumers.
Fast Company
Multicultural agency Egami CEO Teneshia Warner on "The Talk," why brands need to work on their cultural competency, and how multicultural agencies are no longer niche.

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