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Thursday, August 11 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
How to Get Men of Color Into Leadership

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Join a conversation with minority male news executives who discuss the unforeseen challenges and rewards of managing a newsroom, the role of mentorship, and how we can create a pipeline for future minority men leaders.


Moderators
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Richard Lui

News Anchor, MSNBC/NBC News
Richard Lui is a journalist and news anchor for MSNBC and before, at CNN Worldwide. Lui’s recent field reporting includes Paris and San Bernadino terror attacks and Ferguson and Baltimore unrest. A former businessman, Lui is also often brought in as a thought leader in media and storytelling at Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley firms.

Speakers
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Ramon Escobar

VP of Talent Recruitment and Development, CNN
Ramon Escobar is vice president of talent recruitment and development for CNN Worldwide. | He is responsible for the recruitment of all on-air talent for CNN U.S., CNN International, CNN en Español and HLN. He also advances the internal development of all anchors, correspondents and contributors. | Escobar is based out of New York City and has held his current position since 2012.
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Virgil Smith

Chairman, Smith Edwards Group, LLC
Virgil Smith earned his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree from the University of San Francisco, received a PhD from UNC Asheville.  Smith has a long career as a media executive. Having spent 20 years with McClatchy Newspapers and the last 24 years with Gannett, where he served numerous roles, including president and publisher and corporate HR executive, where he was responsible for talent and leadership development, talent... Read More →


Thursday August 11, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Verona

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