Advancing Diversity Week: Sales Jobs and Careers in Advertising and Media -- Watch on Demand

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Sales is no longer a career dependent solely on relationship skills. In media and advertising sales organizations, a spectrum of skills and experiences can now be applied and there are many opportunities now available to diverse candidates. Well-paid starting jobs can easily extend into careers for those with interest in computer sciences, marketing, creative, data and analytics, production and the Metaverse. What college degrees are appropriate and relevant to media and advertising sales? Are there job opportunities for those without a college degree but with specific interests and knowledge? What programs and resources are available to those who may know little about media and advertising and would like to learn more about opportunities in the business? Moderator Kimberly King, Vice-President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion -- Global Advertising & Partnerships, NBCUniversal and panelists Greg Regis, Executive Vice President, Advertising Sales & Partnerships at Warner Bros. DiscoveryLouis Carr, President Media Sales, BET;  Daphne Leroy, Senior Vice President, Advertising Strategy & Culture, Paramount, and  Alice Gogh, Senior Vice President Strategy, Innovation & Product, Captivate, offer answers to these questions and more.

MediaVillage and recently hosted Black Talent Career Week, which focused on attracting and retaining Black talent in media and advertising professions. Across 16 hours of original content, more than 40 leaders of the advertising, media, marketing and entertainment community shared insights, resources, career guidance and job opportunities. You'll find all of those conversations at Interested candidates and those exploring new roles are being invited to submit their resumes here at


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