For the past year, there has been a greater emphasis placed on three key words: diversity, equity and inclusion. With protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, against antisemitism and anti-Asian hate crimes and for gender equality, our nation has been in a period of reckoning and self-reflection. Against the backdrop of … Continue reading NAB Supports Diversity in Government Relations Coalition Pledge
As we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, local broadcasters are shining a light on diversity, equity and inclusion issues that are relevant to our communities and the people who are working towards a brighter future.Earlier this week, NAB held the second installment of the Connect to Congress series, a special event with … Continue reading ICYMI: Connect to Congress with U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (IL)
Last week, NAB debuted the first installment of Spotlight Series, featuring members of Congress discussing key initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion and their perspectives on broadcast media. “This series is fostering a dialogue between broadcasters and legislators and shining a light on the issues that are important to America’s diverse communities,” said Michelle … Continue reading ICYMI: Inaugural Spotlight Series Event
During Women’s History Month, NAB is spotlighting prominent women in broadcasting. We talked to Stacey Kauffman, senior vice president and Sacramento-area market manager for Audacy. As market manager, one of the first things she did was educate the staff on the company’s flow of business, trends and performance. She also created an interdepartmental task force … Continue reading Women in Broadcasting: Stacey Kauffman, Audacy
During Women’s History Month, NAB is spotlighting prominent women in broadcasting. We talked to RaMona Alexander, vice president and general manager of WDBD, a local FOX affiliate in her hometown of Jackson, Miss., owned by American Spirit Media. She is also part of the management team that oversees WLOO, the local MyNet affiliate through a … Continue reading Women in Broadcasting: RaMona Alexander, WDBD, Jackson, Miss.
Women’s History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the women who have built broadcasting and are continuing to lead the industry into the future. We talked to Beth Neuhoff, president and CEO, Neuhoff Media. For the last six years she has been named one of the “Most Influential Women in Radio” by Radio Ink magazine. … Continue reading Women in Broadcasting: Beth Neuhoff, Neuhoff Media
Broadcasters are committed to improving diversity in the industry and creating new opportunities for women, people of color and other underrepresented communities. Since 2000, the NAB Leadership Foundation’s cornerstone initiative has been the Broadcast Leadership Training program, which has a strong track record of preparing women and people of color to purchase and run radio and television … Continue reading Increasing Diversity in Broadcasting
This Black History Month, we’re taking the opportunity to look ahead at the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategies and commitments that will keep moving the broadcast industry forward. NAB Chief Diversity Officer and NAB Leadership Foundation President Michelle Duke sat down with us to discuss the tools broadcasters can use to shape their DEI … Continue reading Tools to Build Your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategies