Symposium on Media Diversity

9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST
Commission Meeting Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554

The FCC's Media Bureau and Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment hosted this one-day symposium examining a range of issues pertaining to best practices for minorities and women in broadcasting and related industry sectors. The symposium featured success stories of small, women-owned and minority-owned media businesses and explore new entrepreneurial opportunities for such businesses. The day-long program featured several information-packed panels with presentations by female and minority media industry pioneers, well-known broadcast experts, leaders of large multi-media firms, and financial experts. Representatives from organizations that provide training for media employment and ownership were also in attendance. The symposium program included an opportunity for attendees to network with the panelists, moderators, and FCC Staff.

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