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July 14, 2016
Dear NAMIC Supporter,

There are a lot of upcoming NAMIC programs/events/initiatives. Mark your calendars!
  • 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

Four of sports' biggest stars used the opening moments of Wednesday night's ESPYS broadcast as a call to promote social change. Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James took the stage together at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles and urged their fellow athletes to be active socially.
"The way that music is so important to the show reflects how important it is to the culture," says Disney Channel show's creator & exec producer Craig Gerber.
The Wrap
Broadcasting & Cable
The number of minorities and women holding news director jobs has hit a record high, according to the latest RTDNA/Hofstra University annual survey.
Last weekend, a group of Asian Americans came together on social media to celebrate the achievements of Asians and Asian Americans across a wide variety of fields.
Last month, Univision Deportes Network beat every other cable sports network in primetime among the key demos of adults 18-49 and 18-34. It finished ahead of Fox Sports 1 and NBC Sports Network, which is an accomplishment of itself. 


USA Today
In the wake of horrific recent killings, President Obama will talk to the nation in a multi-platform conversation across Disney Media Networks on Thursday (8 ET/PT).
Broadcasting & Cable
Bounce TV and one of its founders, Martin Luther King III, are launching an on-air and online initiative asking the Justice Department to require that local law enforcement be trained in de-escalating incidents with African Americans.
The U.S. Hispanic Online Video Advertising Market will grow at a very high compounded annual rate of 45.2% from US $70 million in 2015 to US $450 million in 2020, according to a new Portada research report.

The NBA created rainbow Pride t-shirts for each of its 30 basketball teams. American Apparel featured a line of hats and other products that read "Make America Gay Again." And Bud Light aired a commercial with Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen drinking beer at the wedding of "Steve and Greg."


NAMIC-New England President,  Kamilah A'Vant was featured in Ethnic Online magazine as an "Ethnic Gem." 

NAMIC-New England welcomes Hugo Balta, Senior Director, Multicultural Content, ESPN and NAMIC ELDP XIV alumnus to its board of directors.

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

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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.