10 episodes

Advancing Diversity asks and answers: How can the media industry hire more diverse talent? How can brands produce more inclusive content and ads ...more representative of the real world? MediaVillage honors and interviews top leaders in media, marketing, advertising and education who've advanced diversity and shares how they help make the world a little better.

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Advancing Diversity asks and answers: How can the media industry hire more diverse talent? How can brands produce more inclusive content and ads ...more representative of the real world? MediaVillage honors and interviews top leaders in media, marketing, advertising and education who've advanced diversity and shares how they help make the world a little better.

    Benchmarking Diversity via SheRunsIt's #Inclusive100

    Benchmarking Diversity via SheRunsIt's #Inclusive100

    Lynn Branigan, CEO of She Runs It, and Carol Watson of Diversity Best Practices, explain to MediaVIllage’s E.B. Moss that knowing what will make a sustainable difference in becoming more inclusive starts with benchmarking where we are at now. And the stats are sobering, as women execs are declining in media and marketing. Hear how their #Inclusive100 survey is the anonymous safe space to help do that. Learn how it takes more than inclusive hiring to advance diversity.

    • 33 min
    Mike Haynie on Advancing Diversity for Veterans, with MediaVillage

    Mike Haynie on Advancing Diversity for Veterans, with MediaVillage

    In this episode of the Advancing Diversity podcast, Air Force veteran J. Michael Haynie, Ph.D., speaks with MediaVillage's Ginger Conlon and E.B. Moss about how our military community is especially well-equipped to enter the workforce — they are trained to be entrepreneurial, diverse and resilient. Haynie encourages us invest in the future of our military veterans. He discusses successful new ways of delivering education and economic opportunities to this vital community.

    • 37 min
    The Female Quotient's Shelley Zalis on Driving Diversity and the "Power of the Pack"

    The Female Quotient's Shelley Zalis on Driving Diversity and the "Power of the Pack"

    Shelley Zalis, CEO of The Female Quotient explains to MediaVillage's E.B. Moss just why it's important for companies to purposefully create an inclusive culture. “It's time to create new words. We talk about diversity of gender, race, age, intersectionality, and, when you bring a diverse group of people together, of course they're not the same. So you need to create a culture of inclusivity...of proximity.”

    • 29 min
    Publicis Media CEO Tim Jones on Advancing Diversity in Media

    Publicis Media CEO Tim Jones on Advancing Diversity in Media

    As an immigrant from the UK turned citizen, Publicis Media Americas CEO Tim Jones has a personal connection to the diversity and inclusion issues making headlines. From his participation in Autism Speaks to myriad programs created to drive D&I in talent and content at Publicis, Jones gives his all...to all. Hear why he'll be inducted in the Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors for moving from advocacy to driving real action, and best practices for the media industry. Host E.B. Moss, MediaVillage

    • 25 min
    Sue Obeidi of Muslim Public Affairs Council on Breaking Bias in Hollywood

    Sue Obeidi of Muslim Public Affairs Council on Breaking Bias in Hollywood

    Sue Obeidi wants Hollywood to help break stereotypes and portrayals of the Islamic community in entertainment. The director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council's Hollywood Bureau is committed to increasing inclusive representations in media and give voice to diverse creators, too. Hear why, in a conversation with E.B. Moss of MediaVillage, she is being inducted in the Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors. 

    • 29 min
    Ears on Tim McNeal - Walt Disney Television Exec Discusses Diversity

    Ears on Tim McNeal - Walt Disney Television Exec Discusses Diversity

    Tim McNeal starts his day with gratitude. And probably, so do a lot of the staff at Walt Disney Television where he is VP, creative talent development & inclusion. He tells MediaVillage's Ginger Conlon and E.B. Moss how he helped build a more diverse talent pool and inclusive writing and directing programs, and support of MPAC to National Latino Media Council. Hear just why he is being inducted into the #AdvancingDiversity Hall of Honors, at CES in January.

    • 33 min

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