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Diversity Week 2018

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At the Walter Kaitz Foundation Fundraising Dinner in New York (l. to r.): Dave Watson of Comcast Cable, dinner co-chair; Johnathan Rodgers, former TV One president and Discovery executive; Alfred Liggins, chairman and CEO of TV One and this year’s Diversity Champion Award winner; and Josh Sapan of AMC Networks, dinner co-chair.
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At the 32nd annual NAMIC Conference: CNN’s Don Lemon (l.), the conference’s keynote speaker, and A. Shuanise Washington, NAMIC president and CEO. 
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Bonnie Hammer, chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group, and Stephanie Ruhle, MSNBC Live anchor, during the Opening General Session of the 2018 WICT Leadership Conference in New York.
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(From l.): WICT president and CEO Maria Brennan, Walter Kaitz Foundation executive director Michelle Ray and NAMIC president and CEO A. Shuanise Washington at the Walter Kaitz Foundation fundraising dinner in New York. 
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Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin made an on-stage appearance at the Kaitz dinner. 
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WICT Conference “Profiles of Champions” panelists (l. to r.): Molly Qerim Rose, ESPN, moderator; Scout Bassett, U.S. Paralympic Team; Sarah Kustok, YES Network Brooklyn Nets analyst; Lisa Wang, Hall of Fame gymnast and founder of SheWorx; and Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater. 
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Panelists on the WICT Leadership Conference panel “Beyond the Hashtags” (l. to r.): WICT president Maria Brennan, moderator; Michelle Rice, TV One; Alyssa Milano, actress/activist/producer; Susan Chira, The New York Times; and Fernanda Merodio, Hemisphere Media Group. 
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At the NAMIC Conference’s Annual Awards Luncheon (l to r.): Joiava Philpott, NAMIC national board chair; Charlie Weiss, VP and group publisher, Multichannel News/B&C; Debra Lee, chairman and CEO emeritus of BET and the Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award honoree; and A. Shuanise Washington, NAMIC president and CEO.