August 18, 2021
Embrace Diversity. Embrace Success.
NAMIC Announces George Cheeks, CBS Entertainment Group Chief as Honorary Chair of NAMIC's 35th Annual Conference
We are pleased to announce CBS President and Chief Executive Officer George Cheeks as the Honorary Chair of NAMIC’s 35th Annual Conference. The conference will take place virtually, October 5 – 8, 2021, and provide a global platform for emerging and thought leaders to discuss topics ranging from culturally competent marketing to social justice.

Commit to be Counted: AIM/PAR Workforce Diversity Survey Launches November 2021
NAMIC and WICT announced the timeline for launching its 2021 joint AIM/PAR Workforce Diversity Survey, underwritten by the Walter Kaitz Foundation. Due to the effects of COVID-19 on workforces, the survey, originally scheduled to be fielded earlier this year, will now launch in November 2021. Key findings will be released next fall during Diversity Week 2022.
Apply by August 31 for NAMIC ELDP
NAMIC's Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) is offered in partnership with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. ELDP is a globally celebrated program uniquely tailored for executives in the cable, media and entertainment industry.

ELDP targets upper-mid level executives of color whose performance and potential point them toward future senior executive positions.

Deadline: August 31, 2021

Apply by August 20 for the NAMIC Leadership Seminar
September 27 – October 1, 2021
Application Deadline: August 20, 2021

August 25, 2021
Kickoff webinar for qualified registrants

Mentor-Mentee Match Registration Open
NAMIC's L. Patrick Mellon Mentorship Program provides one-to-one mentoring with highly accomplished and motivated mentors. The program will enable you to accelerate your leadership development skills, identify individual competencies, goals setting, and a safe and multi-cultural environment to grow.

Action Items!
Movers & Shakers
NAMIC Leadership Seminar graduate Brandy Fisher has taken a new position as Head of Diversity & Inclusion Strategies at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Former NAMIC-New York president and Leadership Seminar graduate Nicole Granston was elected to serve as a Director-at-Large on Temple University’s Fox School of Business.
Census Shows Sharply Growing Numbers of Hispanic, Asian and Multiracial Americans
This Millennial Bought Ebony and Jet For $14M With Plans to Bring the Magazines Into the Digital Era
‘Star Wars: Visions’ Drops First Eye-Popping Trailer for Disney+ Anthology Anime Series
Sales Planner
This position is responsible for providing support to the Advertising Sales department by working with Account Executives to service clients on a daily basis at Crown Media.
Learning & Development Coordinator
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Learning and Development Coordinator will assist in the administration of the IAB training and certification programs.
Vice President, Cox Business Sales
The Vice President – Cox Business Sales (CB) is responsible for establishing and leading the Cox Business in the Northeast market.
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