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Powell To Keynote NAMIC/WICT Town Hall

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) have announced the speakers for a town hall meeting Oct. 8 as part of Diversity Week in New York. National Cable & Telecommunications Association President Michael Powell will provide the keynote.

Speaking at the event will be Adria Alpert Romm, senior executive VP, human resources, Discovery Communications; David Cohen, EVP, Comcast; Gail Greenfield, PhD, principal, Mercer; Suzanne Malveaux, anchor, CNN (moderator); Laureen Ong, president, The Travel Channel (panelist); and Powell.

The town hall will discuss the findings of the latest NAMIC/WICT workforce diversity study.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.