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July 28, 2016
Dear NAMIC Supporter,

There are a lot of upcoming NAMIC programs/events/initiatives. Mark your calendars!
  • August 25: Mark your calendar for NAMIC-Minnesota's Annual Boat Cruise
  • September 2: Deadline to secure the group rate at the New York Marriott Marquis for the 30th Annual NAMIC Conference
(Remember, if you're not a member and attend a NAMIC chapter event, you may join on the spot and receive 10% off your NAMIC membership! Inquire at the event.) 
Many NAMIC partner organizations cover the fee for membership. Inquire within your company or give me a call at 212-594-5985.
As always, let us know what's on your mind. Share your feedback here.

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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications

In This Issue
Memorable moment at the 2012 NAMIC Conference... actress and activist, Rosie Perez talks leadership, mentoring and inclusion. Be there for the next up-close-and-personal experience with our industry's diversity champions. Register today for the 30th Annual NAMIC Conference.
New York Post
"There's gonna be racism everywhere I go, and some of it's more subtle, some of it's less malicious. I mean, every day there's guys with certain stereotypes or whatever, and it's not just me. But yeah, I still go through it."
Media Life Magazine
One of the major mistakes many general market media agencies make is lumping Hispanics into one big category. You can't. They hail from many countries, and while they may speak a common language, they have different backgrounds, different experiences and even different dialects.
USA Today
Arriving on Netflix Sept. 30, Cage is the story of a man given super-strength and unbreakable skin by a scientific experiment gone wrong. That we've seen, in various forms, a hundred times. What makes this latest Marvel TV series new is that the hero is an African-American man, living his life in modern day Harlem.
Broadcasting & Cable
Martin Luther King III, one of the founders of Bounce TV, will participate in the conversation, along with an invited audience representing a diverse and broad range of community and civic leaders, the network said 


NBC Sports
Telemundo Deportes unveiled its digital coverage plans for the Rio 2016 Olympics, which begin on Wednesday, August 3rd with women's soccer, two days before the Opening Ceremony. In total, Telemundo Deportes will offer more than 100 hours of additional Olympic coverage than it did for London 2012.
At a time when there's much contention and strain surrounding Hollywood for its lack of diversity, I'm proud to be on the side that's breaking barriers
New Parks Associates research shows bilingual Spanish-language broadband households in the U.S. are more likely to have pay-TV and OTT video service subscriptions than the average U.S. broadband household. 


NAMIC-Atlanta Member of the Month and ELDP Class XII alumnus LeVoyd Carter, was promoted to Executive Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Cox Communications.

Are you a NAMIC Member who was recently promoted? Have you and your team won an award for your efforts in the industry? We want to highlight your achievements! Click here to let us know how you're becoming a mover and shaker.

Industry Events

Nominate a Leader for ELDP Class XVI
NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is now accepting nominations for the 2016-2017 Class XVI of the NAMIC Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. ELDP is unique in its focus on both men and women of color and the exploration of the intersection of business-critical leadership competencies with cultural identity.