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Friday, August 23 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Is There A Crisis in Diversity in TV?

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Newsrooms in the United States continue to fail to reflect the diversity of the United States as a nation. Join us for a conversation about diversity from production to who’s in front of the camera.

Twitter: @aaja, #AAJAtvdiversity

Location: Nassau West 


Speakers
avatar for Niala Boodhoo

Niala Boodhoo

Reporter, WBEZ, Chicago Public Media
Niala Boodhoo hosts The Afternoon Shift, which airs on WBEZ from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. She joined WBEZ in 2010 as the Chicago reporter for Changing Gears, a multi-station project that helped document the economic transformation of the industrial Midwest. Niala began her career working for Reuters in London in 2000, and has also worked for the Associated Press and The Miami Herald. She has a M.A. in Latin American and Caribbean... Read More →
avatar for Ramon Escobar

Ramon Escobar

Vice President, Talent Recruitment and Development, CNN Worldwide
Ramon Escobar currently oversees the recruitment of all on-air talent for the networks of CNN Worldwide – CNN US, CNN International, CNN Español/CNN Latino and HLN. He is also responsible for the internal development of CNN anchors, correspondents and contributors. Ramon has a diverse background as a TV executive having run both the news and entertainment divisions for NBC Universal's Telemundo Network. He also served as Vice... Read More →
avatar for Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson

Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, NBCUniversal
Craig Robinson is the Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer for NBCUniversal. He reports directly to NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke. Craig is responsible for defining, enabling and fostering a corporate culture that values diversity of talent, ideas, values and backgrounds across all parts of the company. He acts as the main liaison between NBCUniversal and key national and local figures and oversees the company’s diversity and... Read More →


Friday August 23, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019