Call For Nominations: NAMIC Next Generation Leaders Awards

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President and CEO of NAMIC

Honoring Multi-Ethnic Leaders During NAMIC Annual Awards Luncheon
Sept. 18, 2019 in New York

These multicultural leaders embody the mission of NAMIC to educate, advocate and empower the media industry through the excellent work they do”

— A. Shuanise Washington, president and CEO, NAMIC

NEW YORK, USA, May 15, 2019 / — NAMIC, Inc. (National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications) opened its call for nominations for the 2019 Next Generation Leaders Awards, honoring multicultural executives for their leadership and contributions to their cable communications and entertainment companies. The awards will be presented during the NAMIC Annual Awards Luncheon, scheduled for September 18, 2019, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York, NY. This is the culmination of the 33rd Annual NAMIC Conference. The awards recognize executives for their commitment to fostering diversity, while personifying excellence. By virtue of their individual achievements, these honorees serve as shining examples for those who will follow in their footsteps.

“These multicultural leaders embody the mission of NAMIC to educate, advocate and empower the media industry through the excellent work they do,” said A. Shuanise Washington, president and CEO, NAMIC. “Their remarkable achievements and dedication empower and strengthen our workplaces, creating innovation through inclusion and ultimately better serving the diverse needs of our communities."

The awards are an opportunity for companies to acknowledge and celebrate their employees' accomplishments. Multiethnic business leaders of any age are eligible for nomination. Awards are presented in four categories: Cable MSO, Cable Programmer, Technology Company/Disciplines and Creative Disciplines. The nominations deadline for this year’s Next Generation Leaders Awards, presented in partnership with Multichannel News, is June 12, 2019. Nominations may be submitted electronically at

For more information regarding the Next Generation Leaders Awards and to access the complete nominations criteria, visit Inquiries pertaining to sponsorship and ticket/table purchases for the NAMIC Annual Awards Luncheon should be directed to Sandra Girado: 212-594-5985,


ABOUT Annual NAMIC Conference
The 33rd Annual NAMIC Conference, “Breaking Barriers: The Multicultural Media Agenda” features more than 500 attendees and 50 speakers. For the latest conference news, follow @NAMICnational on Twitter and #NAMIC33.

NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications) is the premier organization focusing on cultural diversity, equity and inclusion in the communications industry. More than 4,000 professionals belong to a network of 18 chapters nationwide. Through initiatives that target leadership development, advocacy and empowerment, NAMIC collaborates with industry partners to expand and nurture a workforce that reflects the cultural richness of the populations served. Please visit or follow @NAMICNational on Twitter for more information about NAMIC and its many opportunities.

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