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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.

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Richard Lui

News Anchor, MSNBC/NBC News
Richard Lui is a news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News, formerly CNN Worldwide. Lui is an Emmy and Peabody team award winner and resides in New York and California. Recent field reporting includes Paris and San Bernardino terror attacks, and Ferguson and Baltimore during protests and... Read More →

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Ramon Escobar

VP, Talent Recruitment & Development, CNN Worldwide, CNN
Ramon Escobar is vice president of talent recruitment and development for CNN Worldwide. He is responsible for the recruitment of all on and off-air talent for CNN U.S., CNN International, CNN en Español and HLN. He also advances the internal development of all anchors, correspondents... Read More →
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Virgil L. Smith

Principal, Smith Edwards Group, LLC
Virgil Smith is a retired media executive having spent 20 years with McClatchy Newspapers and the 24 years with Gannett, where he served numerous roles, including president and publisher and corporate HR executive. He has recruited, mentored and coached hundreds of professionals from... Read More →

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