Sep 15, 2003  •  Post A Comment

As part of what is known in the cable industry as “Diversity Week,” Richard Parsons, chairman and CEO of AOL Time Warner, will be the keynote speaker Sept. 16 at the NAMIC Mentoring Luncheon in New York. The event, at the Grand Hyatt New York, is sponsored by the National Association of Minorities in Communications. The 17th Annual NAMIC Conference: Embrace Diversity, Embrace Success runs Sept. 14 to 16. George Herrera, president and CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will be honored with the Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award Sept. 15.
CTAM’s Crash Course
The Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing will sponsor Partnering for Profit: Join Forces, Gain Resources Sept. 18 at Park Central New York Hotel. It’s billed as CTAM’s intensive one-day integrated marketing crash course.
Delivering on a promise he made last October, Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., will formally announce his run for the U.S. presidency Monday night on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.” The senator will appear via satellite on the show, which will be telecast at 11 p.m. (ET) on Comedy Central. Sen. Edwards promised the host on the air last fall that he would make his official announcement on the show if he decided to run for the nation’s top office.