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August 10, 2017
Dear NAMIC Supporter:

As the cable industry continues to change and evolve, NAMIC increases its membership to 3,500 and launches two new chapters, NAMIC-Detroit and NAMIC-Virginia. Read more about the expansion here.

Join or renew your membership today!  

2017 NAMIC Chapter Leaders
As a reminder, if you're a non-member and attend a local NAMIC event, you can join on the spot and receive up to 10% off your NAMIC membership! Feel free to inquire at your next event. Please also see below for upcoming event registration and program deadlines:
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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications
In This Issue

PR Newswire
NAMIC is expanding its national footprint with the installation of two new chapters - NAMIC-Virginia and NAMIC-Detroit. The chapters will be led by Vonya Alleyne, vice president, human resources, Cox Communications, Virginia Region, and Mikel D. Slater, vice president, human resources, Comcast, respectively. 

Actor John Boyega on Intensity of "Detroit," Diversity in Hollywood
CBS News
Actor John Boyega joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the film's relevance to race relations today and the need for more diversity behind the scenes in Hollywood.

A short, animated film from an animation intern working at Blue Sky Animation and another student who is now an employee of Jib-Jab and on her way to work as an an animator at Sony on a big Hollywood movie is getting a lot of attention online for its subject matter - LGBT love.
The Wrap
"American Horror Story" showrunner Ryan Murphy's initiative to get more women and other minority groups behind the camera has seen some progress. According to FX, less than one year after launching, Murphy's Half Foundation initiative has hired significantly more women and people of color at Ryan Murphy Television.

One of the longest-running news anchors, María Elena Salinas, shocked her audience and recently announced she is leaving Univision at the end of the year. However, she'll still be on the small screen with the second season of her English-language newsmagazine series, "The Real Story with María Elena Salinas," premiering on Investigation Discovery in 2018.

Out Magazine
Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi, two of Hollywood's most well-known queer women, have helped bring a positive portrayal of a LGBT family to children by voicing a queer couple on Disney Junior's Doc McStuffins.


It's no secret that traditional Spanish broadcast networks have been experiencing a steady loss of viewers in the U.S. year over year. However, HispanicAd's latest report, which focuses on the media habits of the Total Market, shows a significant increase in the number of Hispanic millennials streaming Spanish language content via OTT (over the top) services.
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The Drum
Interbrand has completed its first ever analysis of brands in Japan, China, India and South Korea, while also analyzing how brands are growing within Australia and the markets of Southeast Asia.

NAMIC-New York member Nefertiti (Neffy) Anderson accepted the role of digital content producer at Ad Age. 

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