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Friday, August 23 • 4:50pm - 5:10pm
Owning a Part of the Media Business

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We may be on air, and we may write a column, and we may be the news director at our organization. But that still leaves you far from where the decisions are made. There are less than a handful of AAPI owners of broadcast stations and news organizations across the country. Yet they are the ones who decide what programs are broadcast, and in instances, who will be hired on and off air. Come meet one of those few owners in broadcast television that is AAPI. Learn how the power structure flows from owner down. Major changes are about to happen that could make minority ownership even more difficult.

Twitter: @aaja, #AAJAmediabiz

Where: Mercury Ballroom, 3rd Floor

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Ravi Kapur

Principal, KAXT, WRJK and Diya TV
Award-winning journalist Ravi Kapur is the Principal of KAXT Channel 1 in San Francisco, WRJK Channel 22 in Chicago, and Diya TV, America’s first 24/7 South Asian broadcast television network. Ravi transformed KAXT into America's most diverse over-the-air digital television station, incubating networks and programming targeted for the African-American, Hispanic, South Asian, Vietnamese, Chinese and Filipino communities. Ravi is a NAB... Read More →

Friday August 23, 2013 4:50pm - 5:10pm
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019