11:27pm June 5, 2013

NAMIC Anounces Exciting Line-Up for Annual Awards


NAMIC (National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications), the premier organization focusing on multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry, today announced a preview of the line-up to be presented at the 2013 NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast. Scheduled for Wednesday, June 12th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. EDT the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast will take place at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC.

Presented in conjunction with the National Cable Telecommunications Association’s Cable Show as part of Cable Connection – Spring, this year’s NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast will feature a keynote address by political and civil rights icon, U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn, (D-SC – 6th District).

Among the roster of distinguished speakers is renowned filmmaker Robert Rodriguez representing the El Rey Network, an action-packed general entertainment, English-language cable network he founded that is scheduled to launch later this year. Additionally, Univision News anchors, Enrique Acevedo and Teresa Rodríguez are confirmed as co-hosts of the 2013 NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast.

This year’s NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast will continue to highlight Next Generation Leaders Awards, up-and-coming executives that are achieving professional success, while demonstrating a commitment to advancing multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry.

“NAMIC is honored to bring together historic leadership with new leadership to highlight why diversity and inclusion are so important to the media and communications industry,” said Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, President and CEO of NAMIC.

This year’s program will be further highlighted by the appearances of U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM); U.S. Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA – 6th District); U.S. Congresswoman and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Marcia Fudge (D-OH); David Cohen, EVP, Comcast Corporation; and Jose Diaz-Balart, Telemundo Network News Anchor and Host.

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