Panel Discussion

Building Diverse Newsrooms: Leaders Who Make It Happen

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Building Diverse Newsrooms: Leaders Who Make It Happen

Without truly diverse newsrooms, we simply don’t have real coverage of the issues that move our world daily. On this panel we’ll hear from media leaders who are building the newsrooms that bring all voices and issues to the forefront. Daisy Auger-Dominguez is the Chief People Officer at VICE Media Group and Kevin Merida is the Senior Vice President and Editor-In-Chief of “The Undefeated”. He was previously the Managing Editor of The Washington Post. This discussion will be moderated by Ruth Umoh, a reporter at Forbes, covering the various aspects of diversity and inclusion in business and society at large.

Meet The Speakers

Daisy Auger-Dominguez
Daisy Auger-Dominguez

Daisy is the Founder and CEO of Auger-Dominguez Ventures, a consultancy that takes global companies and social impact organizations from inclusive workplace culture theory to practice through organizational psychology, strategic planning and capacity building.

Kevin Merida
Kevin Merida

Kevin Merida is a senior vice president at ESPN and editor in chief of The Undefeated, the nation’s premier platform exploring the intersections of race, sports and culture. Since its launch in May 2016, The Undefeated has won numerous awards for its content, produced seven television specials, six music videos, two New York Times bestselling children’s books, and convened more than a dozen townhalls and other live events on topics ranging from the achievements of black female athletes to social activism in sports.

Ruth Umoh
Ruth Umoh

Ruth is a reporter covering the various aspects of diversity and inclusion in business and society at large. Previously, she was a reporter at CNBC, where she focused on leadership and strategic management. Ruth is a proud alumna of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, receiving honors for her investigative thesis on the alarming number of physicians dying by suicide.