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March 14, 2019
Dear NAMIC Diversity Digest Readers,  


Happy Women's History Month! 
Enjoy this GIF from one of our favorite women, Frida Kahlo..."Feet, what do I need them for if I have wings to fly." 
In This Issue
Mark Your Calendars!
July 24-26, 2019 in Chicago - Application Deadline: June 14
Oct 30-Nov 1, 2019 in New York - Application Deadline: September 26

NAMIC HEROES



NAMIC-Philadelphia treasurer Se Kwon was promoted to sustainability manager at Comcast Corporation. 

NAMIC-New England board member Helen Baskerville Dukes' film "Ladies Night" was selected for the Rhode Island Black Film Festival. 

 
NAMIC-Southern California secretary Amir Zolfaghari started a new position as coordinator, Global Distribution, Studio71, A Red Arrow Studios Company.

Were you in the news? Did you receive an award? Let us brag about you! Please send your accomplishments, recognitions, accolades and kudos to susan.waldman@namic.com.


LATEST DIVERSITY NEWS

NBC News
From Greta Thunberg becoming an international sensation with her campaign for climate change last year to Chloe Kim snowboarding loops around Olympic records at the PyeongChang Games in 2018, women across the globe have been challenging stereotypes and the status quo.

Esquire
Marvel's production chief Victoria Alonso went on to tell Variety, "If we don't put pedal to the metal on the diversity and the inclusivity, we will not have continued success. Our determination is to have that for all of the people out there watching our movies." 

MediaPost
Nielsen says set-top-box/return-path data coming from pay TV providers and other sources can underrepresent certain viewer groups -- in particular Hispanic and African-American homes, compared to other household types.

PROGRAMMING

PromaxBDA
Telemundo is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of women, and its new multi-platform campaign is here to show it.

PR Newswire
Noted comedian, actor and REACH Media Syndicated Radio host, DL Hughley is bringing his own brand of comedy and commentary to TV One with his new nighttime talk show THE DL HUGHLEY SHOW, premiering Monday, March 18 at 11/10C PM. The show will air four nights a week, Monday through Thursday.
MULTICULTURAL MARKETING

BookRiot
While Audible already offers audio content in Spanish, as well as several other languages including Italian, Chinese, German, French, and Portuguese, Audible Latino will be a dedicated destination, with exclusive content created for the platform.
USA Today
McDonald's flipped its iconic Golden Arches on its LinkedIn page to a W and launched "a global strategy, BETTER TOGETHER: Gender Balance & Diversity."

JOB BANK
 
The members-only NAMIC Job Bank provides access to the best employers and most diverse candidates in the communications industry.

Spectrum Reach is growing and looking for talent in several markets.  Check out the opportunities
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