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June 8, 2017
Dear NAMIC Supporter:  
The opportunity to move from a high-potential (HiPo) middle manager into a super effective leader via the  NAMIC Leadership Seminar is here. Apply by Friday, June 9!

"I've attended numerous training seminars during my career in media and the NAMIC Leadership Seminar was the most complete and in-depth training I've ever attended for media professionals. The training also afforded me the opportunity to network and meet industry colleagues and share unique experiences."

Barry Macon
Director, Marketing and Partnerships, Content Distribution and Marketing
TV One

Nominate your company's best and brightest Next Generation Leaders who reflect and embrace NAMIC's mission to educate, advocate and empower for multi-ethnic diversity in communications. The 2017 awards will take place during the Annual NAMIC Conference Sept. 26-27.  Send by Friday, June 9!

2016 NAMIC Next Generation Leaders 
(L-R): Detavio Samuels, President, One Solution & Interactive One; Urvashi Shivdasani, SVP, Finance - International, Discovery Networks International, Discovery Communications; Bobby Amirshahi, SVP, Corporate Communications, Univision Communications Inc.; and Sean Cohan, President, International and Digital Media, A+E Networks.

Remember, if you're a non-member and attend a local NAMIC event, join on the spot and receive 10% off your NAMIC membership! Inquire at the event.
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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications

In This Issue

It's not uncommon to see rainbow flags flying outside of homes and bars, pinned to shirts and on the back of bumpers-all with the universal and proud proclamation that #LoveIsLove. But who created the rainbow flag, and why did it become a symbol of the LGBT community?

As a culture, we have to accept our responsibility as storytellers. From CEO on down, all of us have a responsibility to tell authentic stories representing the world we live in. 

This year's Multicultural Media Correspondents' Dinner was evidence that America's newsrooms are changing for the better.


Time Warner
Lovers of comedy- and HBO Latino- have something to laugh about this month. Entre Nos: Part 1 debuts June 16 at 9:30 p.m. ET on HBO Latino.

Business Wire
The #BETBMM slate will feature an 18-hour "House Party" marathon, 3 new A Very Soul Train music specials June 3rd, 10th and 17th 7PM ET and Black Music Month Block Parties including a special 46th birthday tribute to hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur on June 16th. 

ThinkNow Research revealed in its latest study ThinkNow Money™ Report 2017 that although U.S. Hispanics are the highest users of smartphones, they are not rapidly adopting mobile-app based payment methods. The study found a low level of awareness of mobile wallet options with more than 20% of Hispanics having never heard of Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay.

Asian American influences are having a profound and recognizable impact on the country's mainstream culture. At the helm of this influence, are Asian American women.


NAMIC-New York member and Leadership Seminar graduate,  Santa Brito has been promoted to Director of Communications, ESPN
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.

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