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The Diversity Discussion

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Multichannel News programming editor R. Thomas Umstead moderates the “Discussing Diversity in Post-Election America” session with Kimberly Guilfoyle (c.) and Juan Williams of Fox News Channel’s The Five.
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Cathy Yan (l.), co-creator of According to My Mother, is interviewed by WNYW reporter and Street Soldiers host Lisa Evers during the “Reflecting Diversity in Storytelling & Production” panel.
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Presenting the 2016 Award for Diversity in TV & Video for Outstanding Dramatic Re-Enactment to FX’s The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (l. to r.): presenter Wendy Williams; Anthony Hemingway, director; Brad Simpson, executive producer; and Louis Hillelson, VP/group publisher, Multichannel News and B&C.
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Monami Entertainment founder and co-CEO Mona Scott Young speaks during the closing keynote session, “Getting the Story Right.”

Mike Demenchuk has served as content manager of Broadcasting+Cable and Multichannel News since 2016. After stints as reporter and editor at Adweek, The Bond Buyer and local papers in New Jersey, he joined the staff of Multichannel News in 1999 as assistant managing editor and has served as the cable trade publication's managing editor since 2005. He edits copy and writes headlines for both the print magazine and website, wrangles the occasional e-newsletter and reviews TV shows from time to time. He's also the guy to bother with your guest blog, Fates & Fortunes and Freeze Frame submissions.