Summer Series Speakers

With their wealth of knowledge and experiences, these speakers will surely provide you with new insights, emerging trends and best practices to help you succeed.

 

Speaker Bios


MICHAEL ASMELASH THF '11, '12

Marketing Manager, Global Media Partnerships
Facebook


RACHEL BAKER

SVP, Next Investment
Horizon Media


DOMINIQUE BATISTE THF '08, '09

Director of Consumer Insights & Analytics
STARZ


FOLADÉ BELL

Director of Community
Center for Communication


JAIME BERGHORN

Senior Investor
Horizon Media


COLETTE BISHOGO

President and CEO
Money Tea


DYLAN BLUESTONE

Assistant Video Investor, Horizon Next
Horizon Media


BINTOU CAMARA THF '20

THF Intern
HEARST


GLORIE CHIZA

Director of External Affairs
New York Department of Financial Services


STEPHANIE CHUKWUMA THF '14, '15

Producer
NBC5 WPTZ


NOAH COOPER

Senior Content Recruiter
TEGNA


KIMBERLY B. CUMMINGS

Founder
Manifest Yourself, LLC


NIKO DAHILIG

Creative Director at iCrossing
HEARST


STEVEN DESHIELDS THF '05

Account Manager, Distribution & Partnership Marketing
Showtime Networks


ROYCE DICKERSON

Coordinating Producer - Lock It In
FOX Sports


ROSALYN DURANT THF '98 THF Board of Directors

SVP, Operations
DisneySprings/Waterparks/Sports


RICHARD DYER

President and General Manager of WUSA9
TEGNA


KIERRA ELFALAN

Reporter
KING-TV (TEGNA)


MARTA ESQUILIN

Associate Dean and Assistant Professor
Rutgers University - Newark


VERÓNICA GRECH

Assistant Video Investor
Horizon Media


CHERIE GRZECH

VP of Washington Bureau/Politics
FOX News


VINCENT T. HARRIS, PH.D.

Director of the Male Success Initiative
Cal State Fullerton


NINA HARRISON

Associate Counsel Legal
ViacomCBS International


MARSHEILA J. HAYES

VP of Diversity and Inclusion
FOX Corporation


TYRONA (TY) HEATH

Global Lead, B2B Institute@LinkedIn
LinkedIn


SEQUINTA HILL

Founder
Ellis Hill & Elliot Coaching and Consulting


ALEXIS HOLMAN

Director of Faculty Operations
Speakeasy, Inc.


BRANDON JONES

Reporter
KREM-TV (TEGNA)


ERIN JORDAN

Senior Manager Corporate Responsibility, Paramount Pictures
ViacomCBS


MARGARET "PEGGY" KIM

Founder & President of iSTAND Media
Founder & CEO, FUTURE NOW Media Foundation


ALEXANDRIA LATIMER

Research Manager, TV One
President, NAMIC Capital Area Chapter


BRANDON LEWIS THF '15

Reporter
Spectrum News Buffalo


JESSICA MA THF '15

Associate Producer, CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell
ViacomCBS


CATALINA MEJIA THF '16, '17

Digital Journalist
#NewsNotNoise THF'16, '17


CATHERINE MEVS

VP, Strategy at iCrossing
HEARST


MARGENETT MOORE-ROBERTS

Chief Business Relevance, Inclusion, & Equity Officer
Constituency Management Group (CMG)


MARY NOONAN

Vice President of Talent Strategy & Development
ABC News


JOONG WON PYO THF '16, '17

Distribution and Business Development Operations
ViacomCBS


EMMA QUAN

Special Events Manager, Creative Services
FOX Entertainment


JOSE PATRICIO RAMOS THF '18, '19

Junior Media Strategist
Giant Spoon


WHIL RELIFORD JR.

VP of FOX Media Services
FOX Corporation


LUKE REYES-GUERRA-DUNN

Assistant Video Investor, Sports
Horizon Media


DR. DAVID P. RIVERA

Associate Professor of Counselor Education
Queens College-City University of New York (CUNY)


DARÉ SALIU-IBIEFO

Director, Talent Development
HEARST


SABELLA SCALISE THF '14

Executive Producer
KBAK-TV 29 CBS-News


MALIK SIMMONDS

Senior Director, Human Resources
ViacomCBS


LASHAUN SOLOMON THF '07

Manager, Skill Development, effectv a Comcast company
Immediate Past President, WICT Southeast Chapter


CHRISTOPHER TAYLOR

Founder
Occupation Optimist


JAIA THOMAS

Sports + Entertainment Attorney Founder
Diverse Representation


GARTH TIEDJE

EVP, Video Investments
Horizon Media


CORNELL VERDEJA-WOODSON

CEO
Brave Trainings LLC


AUDREY VINANT-TANG

Manager, Global Sourcing
ViacomCBS


MATTHEW WINIARSKI

Assistant Video Investor
Horizon Media


GERALD YARBOROUGH

Associate Art Director, Nickelodeon
ViacomCBS

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