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Diversity + Media Career Summit

  • Kimmel Center 60 Washington Square South New York, NY, 10012 United States (map)
 Kathleen Finch, Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer, Discovery

Join us on Monday, November 19, for the Center’s First Annual Diversity + Media Career Summit, in partnership with NYU Wasserman. The Center opens doors for a remarkably diverse community of talented student and young professionals. Our mission is to connect media recruiters to this diverse, rich talent pool to ensure a brighter future for the industry.

You won’t want to miss this special day of insight and inspiration. Kickstart your career with a full day of keynotes, panels, breakout workshops, and dedicated networking sessions with industry professionals from media and entertainment. RSVP

*Please note: Dress code is business attire. Sneakers and jeans are not permitted.


AGENDA

8:00 AM  REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:45 AM  WELCOME REMARKS

9:00 AM  WELCOME KEYNOTE

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Torrence Boone, VP, Global Client & Agency Solutions, Google

 

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Interviewed by: Syreeta Gates, Founder, The Gates Preserve

9:45 AM BREAK

10:15 AM  Panel I — HOW TO MAKE WORK CULTURE YOUR CULTURE

A candid conversation with leaders from all corners of the media space will share their advice on creating a work environment where you can be yourself.

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Nikki Bethel, Senior Vice President, Talent Management, HBO

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Wendy Douglas, Executive Producer, TLC

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Ramon Escobar, VP Talent Recruitment & Development and Diversity & Inclusion, CNN Worldwide

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Angela Talton, Chief Diversity Officer, Nielsen

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Moderator: Jacqueline Peros, Founder, JMP Branding

 

11:30 AM  BREAK AND NETWORKING SESSION

12:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION I — choose one out of three options:

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Strategies For Getting Your Foot In The Door
Led by, Antoinette Miller, Manager, University Relations & Recruitment, HBO

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How To Nail The Job Interview
Led by, Lawrese Brown, Communications Coach, The Engaging Educator 

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How To Be Heard
Led by, Kameka Dempsey, Founder, KD Leadership Strategies



1:00 PM  BOXED LUNCH AND NETWORKING

2:00 PM  BREAKOUT SESSION II — choose one out of three options (see above):

3:00 PM  AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

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Savalle Sims, General Counsel, Discovery 

 

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Interviewed by Eric Deggans, TV Critic, NPR

 

3:45 PM  NETWORKING RECEPTION

 


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Earlier Event: November 14
On Location: Anomaly