Black Talent Outreach offers advice and information on career opportunities at over 40 global advertising, entertainment and media companies

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NEW YORK, October 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MediaVillage and Host Advancing Diversity Week: Black Talent Outreach, October 17-20. The second annual virtual program aims to attract black talent to careers in the advertising, entertainment and media professions. Over 40 industry leaders will share ideas, resources, career advice and job opportunities from 10:00 a.m. ET to 2:00 p.m. ET every day on


Upload your resume to and get career advice during Diversity Empowerment Week: Black Talent Outreach.

See below or head to the livestream on for a preview of the lineup:

Day 1, October 17 – Meet the industry

  • Opportunities in the multicultural TV panel powered by MediaVillage’s Juan Ayalahost of Multicultural TV Talk, presents Pierre BlackerEVP Agency Partnerships & Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal and inducted into the 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors; Tim McNealWalt Disney Company; Karrington SymondsHBCU Go; Colin McCallaactor on Ruthless, BET+

  • Breaking down barriers to diversity with kirk mcdonaldCEO, GroupM and 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors inductee

  • Sharing tips for finding a job after college with MediaVillage Awa Badianeexecutive in residence

  • HBCU Recruitment Community and Connection with Dean David MarshallPh.D., APR, Savannah State Universityand inducted into the 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors

  • Increase diversity in the LA advertising community with Don LupoThink LA

  • Plans, strategies, future goals, diversity with Kim KelleherAMC Networks

  • Diversity, equity and inclusion in the advertising and media industry: there is still a long way to go with MediaVillage Stacey Lynn Schulman

  • Howard University Neglected Network Among Major Black-Owned Media with Sean PlaterWHUR

  • IRTS summer scholarship holders Share details of their once-in-a-lifetime experience

  • Preparing students for the long term early in their careers with Joyce M. TudrynPresident and CEO, IRTS Foundation and 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors inductee

  • You will have to work differently to succeed with Monique NelsonPresident and CEO, UWG and 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors inductee

  • Navigating Post-College Careers as a Student Athlete with hunt the griffinUCLA Bruins, Student Executive in Residence, UWG interviewed by MediaVillage’s Justin Paurahost of View from the tribune

  • One Hundred Black Men: Opening the Doors to Greater Diversity in AdLand with Doug Camp mower

Day 2, October 18 – DEI efforts in industry

  • DCI leaders share their priorities with Chris Rousserfreewheel; Ayannah JohnsonAmpersand; CiCi HollowayIntersection; Naila McKenzieAMC; Randall TuckerMasterCard

  • Black leaders share realities with Rahsan-Rahsan LindsayMediaCo Holding; Lauren RichAmpersand; Geraldine WhitePublicis; James KinneyMedia.Monks; Courtney WilliamsNextstar

  • Gender equity and justice with Kate Byrneeditor-in-chief of from MediaVillage; Amber Coleman-Mortley, The Female Quotient; MediaVillage’s Dr. Krys Shanehost of LGBT+Advancing; Raquelle ZuzarteEquity Project for All and host of MediaVillage’s Storytelling Revolution.

  • REPLAY: Opportunities in multicultural television

Day 3, October 19 – Get a job in the industry

  • Marketing and Strategy jobs with Raquelle ZuzarteEquity for All Project; Greg EdwardsPresident and CEO, UWG and 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors inductee; michelle brooksHBCUGo

  • Ad Sales Jobs with Kimberly KingVice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion-Global Advertising & Partnerships, NBCUniversal and 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors inductee; Greg RegisWarner Bros Discovery; Louis CarrBET; Daphne Leroy, primordial; Alice Gogh, Captivate

  • First Jobs Advice with Gail Ayala TaylorRISE career launch; Ken FennellAmpersand; Awa BadianeMediaVillage

  • Tips for virtual and in-person interviews with Cristina Ackas, Octagon; Darren Martinstreamlined media and communications; Serena AnthonyChief People Officer, GroupM North America, and 2022 Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors inductee; Katie Farberteethu

There are thousands of jobs available for all skills, experience, and education at these featured companies. The industry has set up a resume submission portal on and where anyone interested can share their interests and have the opportunity to submit a resume for consideration by specific companies. Direct link: and, founded by Jack Myersis a membership organization funded by the advertising-supported media community to advance professional relationships, invest in educational resources and support talent development.

During Advancing Diversity Week, the industry will recognize 11 new Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors inductees and previous corporate recipients at an invitation-only event on October 19. The Hall of Honors was created in 2018 to recognize organizations with a dedicated commitment to diversity that has resulted in measurable success, proven to be good for their businesses, and amplified as industry best practices. .

The supporters of Diversity Advancement Week: Awareness of Black Talent include 4A, A+E Networks, AMC Networks, Ampersand, Audacy, Comcast Advertising, Dentsu, DPAA, FOX, HBCU GO, HBCU Radio / WHUR, iHeart, IPG Mediabrands, Mower, Nexstar Media Group, Inc., Nielsen, OUTFRONT, Screenvision, Warner Bros. Discovery. Funds raised through sponsorship of Black Talent Awareness Week will support the organization’s 501c3 college loan relief fund and continuing education scholarships. Follow @mediavillagecom and @jackmyersbiz #ADW2022 #AdvancingDiversityWeek2022

For press inquiries, contact Jazmyne Hankerson to [email protected], Tiffany Joy Murchison to [email protected] or Diane Stefani to [email protected]

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ABOUT ADVANCINGDIVERSITY.ORG: Under the umbrella, more than 10 content sites amplify the voices and best practices of diverse talent in the media, advertising, marketing, and entertainment community. They include:,,,,,,,,, organizes and hosts the annual Advancing Diversity Week and the Hall of Honors. The content recommendation engine provides easy access to smart insights and advice for anyone looking for knowledge about the ad-supported media industry.



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