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Paley Center to Premiere 'BET Uniting Brands and Networks for Change' on Facebook

PaleyImpact: BET Uniting Brands and Networks for Change
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The Paley Center recently announced the next panel for its PaleyImpact program. Titled BET: Uniting Brands and Networks for Change, the panel will premiere live on Facebook Friday, July 31 at noon ET. 

The program will include talks with executives within the media and entertainment industry to discuss the racial inequality following George Floyd's death and how all brands and content providers can inspire, educate and inform to eliminate these issues. 

Participants include Scott Mills, president, BET; Derrick Johnson, president and CEO, NAACP; Kim Godwin, executive VP, CBS News; Dennis Williams, senior VP, corporate affairs and social responsibility at WarnerMedia; Damon Jones, chief communications officer, Procter & Gamble; and moderator Danielle Belton, editor-in-chief, The Root. 

“With the nation still grappling with the events of 2020 including the COVID-19 crisis and the murder of George Floyd, this timely and informative discussion with some of the most important names in media could not have come at a more crucial time,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s president & CEO. “We’re so proud to partner with BET to present this latest discussion in our PaleyImpact series.” 

Chelsea Anderson
Chelsea Anderson

Chelsea Anderson has been with Future for two years. She started as an intern with NewBay Media/Multichannel News in 2015. During her time she wrote bylined articles and program reviews as well as helped with research graphics for the magazine. She later became News Assistant for Broadcasting & Cable in 2017 until 2020 when she became Assistant Content Producer. Chelsea graduated from Niagara University in 2016 with a Bachelor's in Communication Studies and a double minor in Writing Studies and Sociology.