NAMIC Announces Partnership With NewBay Media on Awards
NEW YORK -- The National
Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications announced plans to
collaborate with NewBay Media in
support of the 2013 NAMIC Vision Awards
as well as, the newly-introduced Multiethnic
TV Leadership Awards presented by two NewBay Media
publications, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News.
The Multiethnic TV Leadership Awards will honor nine individual business
executives in a celebration of the growing viability of the multiethnic
television business. The awards will be presented at a luncheon ceremony at the
NY Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The awards luncheon will be
preceded by a morning program which will feature one-on-one interviews with
keynote guests, panel discussion with business leaders and a special
presentation by NAMIC.
As a scheduled segment within the morning program agenda, NAMIC will have the
unique opportunity to stage the first-ever, live announcements of the Vision
Awards nominees. Featuring celebrity presenters, the live announcement will
highlight the top award categories.
Now in its 19th year, the NAMIC Vision Awards recognize original
television or digital content that reflects the depth and breadth of
experience, and contributions of people of color. Winners of the 2013
NAMIC Vision Awards will be honored at a Los Angeles event in May, which is
also presented in collaboration with Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel
News. The final date to submit entries for this year's NAMIC Vision Awards
is January 16, 2013.
In a joint statement, Dr. Nicol
Turner-Lee, president and CEO, NAMIC and Louis Hillelson, vice president and group publisher, Broadcasting
& Cable and Multichannel News commented: "We are excited to
expand upon the longstanding partnership between NAMIC and B&C/Multichannel
News to recognize the industry's achievements in furthering the business of
multiethnic television." The statement continued, "This is truly an
ideal collaboration for the two organizations. The Multiethnic TV
Leadership Awards acknowledge the business executives of the industry while the
NAMIC Vision Awards salute the creative aspect of the business."
For more information on the 2013 NAMIC Vision Awards, including planned
entries, contact Sandra Girado, director, Meetings and Events, NAMIC via email
or visit http://www.namic.com.
For more information on The Multiethnic TV Leadership Awards, visit