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iHeartRadio celebrates its first-ever Fiesta Latina
Latin Times
The night of Nov. 22 marked a great success for the popular iHeartRadio festival, as it hosted it's first ever iHeart Radio Fiesta Latina at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The show was co-produced by Live Nation and featured and opening performance by pop sensation Ricky Martin, as well as super fun performances by Pitbull, Jesse & Joy, Alejandra Guzmán, J. Balvin, Daddy Yankee, amongst others, as well as appearances by radio personalities Mario López, El Mandril and Ryan Seacrest. Fiesta Latina is the latest event of many iHeartMedia has recently hosted.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Date Event Details
Dec. 3 NAMIC-Southern California Holiday Party (for NAMIC members only) Details
Dec. 4 NAMIC-Mid-Atlantic Annual Holiday Celebration & Fundraiser Details
Dec. 9 NAMIC-New York Holiday Casino Night (for NAMIC members only) Details
Dec. 11 NAMIC-Carolinas Holiday Party Details
May 5, 2015 NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast Save the Date
Sept. 29, 2015 29th Annual NAMIC Conference Save the Date

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


2014 NAMIC Education Programs Impact Study

Have you participated in any of NAMIC's education programs: Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP); NAMIC Leadership Seminar; the L. Patrick Mellon Mentorship Program? If you answered yes to any of these, we'd love to hear from you!

NAMIC is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Education Programs Impact Study. The study will assess the impact of NAMIC's core education programs on various aspects of participants' career paths. It is part of our ongoing effort to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our constituents through a relevant portfolio of programmatic offerings.

As a thank you to all survey participants, we will be holding a drawing to award a complimentary registration ($1,500 value) to the 29th Annual NAMIC Conference, set for Sept. 29 and 30, 2015, at the New York Marriott Marquis, to five survey participants. If you have already completed the survey, please email to enter into the drawing.

Your feedback is extremely important, whether you have actually participated in one of the education programs or not. We appreciate your participation in the survey and look forward to your feedback. Click here to take the survey.

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2015 NAMIC Educational Course Offerings

2015 NAMIC Leadership Seminar
Atlanta: April 8-10, 2015 (Application deadline: Feb. 27, 2015)
Chicago: July 22-24, 2015 (Application deadline: June 5, 2015)
Los Angeles: Nov. 4-7, 2015 (Application deadline: Sept. 18, 2015)

NAMIC ELDP Class XV
(Application deadline: Aug. 21, 2015)

Session 1: Oct. 13-16, 2015
Session 2: Dec. 9-11, 2015
Session 3: February 2016
Session 4: April 2016

Visit here for more information

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LATEST DIVERSITY NEWS


Documentary about NBA's 1st African-American set for spring release
Forbes
A documentary about Earl Lloyd, who became the first African-American to play in the NBA way back in 1950, is supposed to be released in the spring although producers are still raising funds for it through Fanbacked.
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'Interstellar' continues to dominate south east Asian screens
IndianTelevision.com
Filmmaker Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" topped the Greater China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the South Korea box office for the second consecutive weekend. After two weekends, the film has made $3.5 million.
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Lack of diversity in top sports positions rules out huge pool of talent
The Guardian
New research has revealed a shocking lack of diversity in leadership positions of sports governing bodies, with only 3 percent of senior roles held by those from a black or ethnic minority background. With the focus having been on a lack of diversity in managerial and coaching positions of late, a new report from Sporting Equals shows the crisis in boardrooms is if anything even worse.
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NAMIC MEMBER MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Are you a NAMIC Member who was recently promoted? Have you and your team won an award for your efforts in the industry? We want to highlight your achievements! Click here to let us know how you're becoming a mover and shaker.


NAMIC JOB BANK

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Director of Communications Harvard Library Harvard University
Director, Editorial and Funding Standards & Practices Public Broadcasting Service
VP, Ad Sales Research BET
Reporter NBC Connecticut
Executive Producer Metrofocus

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PROGRAMMING


Univision launches Novelas Xpress
HispanicAd.com
Univision Communications Inc. announced the launch of Novelas Xpress, abridged versions of popular telenovelas that deliver all the drama and passion of the original stories — in smaller and more concentrated packages — 15 hours in total length or less. Novelas Xpress, available via desktop as well as mobile, launched with 17 of Univision's all-time greatest hit novelas including "Amores Verdaderos," "El Triunfo del Amor," "La Madrastra" and "Rosa Salvaje." Eight titles are available exclusively on the company's online digital video network, UVideos, and nine through a partnership with Hulu. Univision has worked with Hulu since 2011.
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MULTICULTURAL MARKETING


Target, General Mills eye diversity in messages
THonline.com
Advertising is breaking new barriers. Fading are the days when families were portrayed like the Cleavers in the 1960s sitcom "Leave It to Beaver." Big-name brands such as General Mills and Target are just as likely today to feature biracial and/or same-sex partners in their marketing campaigns as they are to depict a more traditional husband-and-wife-with-two-kids-and-a-dog focus. And professionals in the ad agency world love it.
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AHAA leads industry to improve Hispanic ROI
HispanicAd.com
An industrywide initiative, led by the trade group AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing, seeks to get more granular into advertisers ROI measures of the Hispanic market. A new study, "Refining Hispanic ROI," released by AHAA finds that the rapid shifts in the Hispanic market coupled with the emergence of the Total Market Approach, demand that sales data and television measurement methods evolve or new models emerge to give marketers an accurate read on their Hispanic ROI.
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NAMIC Diversity Digest
The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the various authors cited in this newsletter do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of NAMIC.

NAMIC's mission is to educate, advocate, and empower for multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry.

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