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WICT New England: The Impact of Technology on Broadcast Journalism & Content Consumption

November 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

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The Impact of Technology on Broadcast Journalism & Content Consumption

Wednesday, November 17 at 2-3p EST
Thursday, November 18 at 2-3p EST

Join NAMIC and WICT NE for this two-day event as we dive into how technology is driving the media business into new endeavors. We are very excited to be partnering with NAMIC on this event that focuses on a discussion of diversity and technology. NAMIC is at the forefront in driving towards ethnic diversity in the communications industry. Their mission is to develop a pipeline of diverse talent from which the next generation of industry leadership will be selected. NAMIC engages with professionals and the companies invested in their success to determine tactics for reaching our goals. Education, mentoring, leadership development, and positioning diversity as an essential business asset are the areas in which we excel. You can learn more about NAMIC here:

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On Wednesday, join us for a fireside chat discussing the state of radio and broadcast journalism. Discussion topics will include: diversity in radio and broadcasting, navigating challenges and finding success in the industry, insights into radio and broadcasting careers, and an overview of how the COVID-19 pandemic forced this field to readdress how to remain relevant in a virtual world. 

Moderator: Dr. Demetria Rougeaux Shabazz, DEI Executive at Seven Generations Movement Collective, Interdisciplinary scholar, educator and lecturer on contemporary media and film production 

Speaker:  Katiria Pineda-Colon, Founder eXposedTV  

Speaker: Carole Moore Cutting, Owner of FM Radio station in Springfield, MA and CEO Cutting Edge Broadcasting

On Thursday, we turn to a panel discussion that focuses on the streaming side of our business and the evolution of content delivery. This lively discussion will cover a variety of topics from delivery of diverse content, ability to pivot/adapt during a pandemic and the evolution of content consumption. This discussion will spotlight three exceptional women from leading companies across the industry – Hulu, Disney and Peacock.  

Moderator: Lori LeBas, SVP, Business Operations TWDC

Speaker: Lauren Morrissey, SVP, Platform Distribution, TWDC 

Speaker: Reagan Feeney, SVP, Live TV Content Programming and Partnerships, Hulu  

Speaker: Brynn Lev, Vice President, Programming & Partnership, Comcast/Peacock

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