MMCA’s “Sheroes in Media” Award Gala Takes Place March 31st

 NABJ President Dorothy Tucker
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Multicultural Media and Correspondents Association (MMCA) will convene the nation’s leaders in media advocacy (including NABJ President Dorothy Tucker) for a first-ever roundtable on race featuring all BIPOC representation on Wednesday, March 31st.

The roundtable, an all-hands on deck reckoning on race, will address the Atlanta hate crimes, the Boulder shooting, the rise in right wing extremism and the critical need for more representation in newsrooms across the country. The all-women led advocacy groups representing media owners, reporters, publishers, and executives includes:

The power, resilience, and selflessness of this extraordinary group of women leaders in the fight for media diversity, and their roles in ensuring all underrepresented voices are heard, will be celebrated during the MMCA’s inaugural “Sheroes in Media” Award Gala, immediately preceding the discussion.

The Sheroes in Media Gala, will be co-emceed by Alicia Menendez, Anchor and Host - MSNBC and author of The Likeability Trap and Inaugural MMCDTM Broadcast Journalist of the Year honoree, and by Richard Lui, Anchor - MSNBC and NBC News and author of Enough About Me: The Unexpected Power of Selflessness.

Guests can register for the live stream program via eventbrite HERE. The event will feature an award ceremony and a performance by comedian Gina Brillon followed by a first-ever moderated roundtable discussion with all of the honorees. VIP guests will gather in a virtual room for a cocktail reception and then view the program.

ABOUT MMCA:

MMCA is a nonpartisan/nonprofit organization leading a call to action to increase media diversity.  In just its fifth year, MMCA has become a trusted convener and facilitator of thought leadership, resource and information sharing, and strategic engagement between multicultural media stakeholders, tech and media decision-makers, policymakers, and private entities committed to increasing the percentage of diverse media stakeholders and content. http://www.mmcadc.org;  @mmcadc on all platforms.

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