Village Soapbox: Advancing Diversity Week, Upfront 2021, Audacy's David Field, NewsNation's Joe Donlon, FQ + SNAP, Ashley Miles, P&G and More

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Media and Advertising Community to Host "Advancing Diversity Week" September 20-23.
MediaVillage and AdvancingDiversity.org are proud to announce Advancing Diversity Week, Sept. 20-23, culminating with the 4th Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors Induction Experience on September 23rd. Learn more about the event, register to attend free and learn more here.

VIDEO: Audacy CEO David Field: On the Front Lines as Audio Explodes
Jack Myers speaks with Audacy CEO David Field about the renewed relevance of radio and he gets the inside scoop on the name change from Entercom to Audacy.

The Myers Report

UPFRONT 2021: CPM Correction: Collaboration or Confrontation Ahead?
Jack Myers shares his thoughts on how a changed landscape and very different economic view from last year will impact upcoming Upfront negotiations.

Knowledge Exchange

Sitting Down with "The Donlon Report's" Joe Donlon
Erich J. Prince interviews Joe Donlon, host of The Donlon Report on NewsNation.

The Transformed Talent Terrain
Rishad Tobaccowala looks at the forces changing the business environment and provides critical tips on how to approach your career(s) in a very different world.

Americans are Hungry for News
Over the past year have you become news obsessed? Tamara Alesi digs into the data.

Reset Advertising
Bill Harvey reviews advertising fundamentals for the future.

Keeping Current: The Old and the "New"
Brian Jacobs muses on why some in our industry get so enamored with the pro-meme of the moment.

Advancing Diversity

VIDEO: Get Heard Thanks to the New York Women in Communications
Kate Byrne speaks with Ashley Miles, president of New York Women in Communication & CEO of Franklyn West.

Going Global at Dinner Time: Snap and The Female Quotient Give a Fork About Gen Z
What do a virtual dinner party in Paris and a Gen Z research study from Snap have to do with each other? Learn how the FQ has partnered with Snap.

When a Company Steps Up as Inclusive: Pantene
Kryss Shane reports on how the legal environment for transgender is getting worse not better and how hair care company Pantene responded to negative social comments.

Marketing to Baby Boomers in Their Third Act of Life
Larry Samuel shares an easy ten step guide on how to best sell to the Baby Boomer generation.

Embracing Latindad, Erasing Labels: How the P&G Alumni Network is Driving Change with C-Suite Conviction
Raquelle Zuzarte takes us behind the scenes in an online gathering of 45,000 former P&G employees.

Media

MediaVillage congratulates Kimberly Godwin, recently named as president of ABC News and is the first Black woman to lead a broadcast news division.

MediaVillage congratulates Amanda Richman, named CEO of Mindshare North America.

Congratulations to Horizon Media on being appointed U.S. Agency of Record for Hershey's confectionery business.

Publicis Groupe reported U.S. Organic Growth was up 5.1% in Q1 2021 with revenue only slightly below (U.S. -3.2%, Global - 3.6%) where it was in Q1 2020 at the very beginning of the pandemic.

CBS has combined its news division and TV Stations group which will bring CBS News, CBSN (the digital OTT service), 10 local news platforms and 28 O&Os in 17 markets into one division co-led by Neeraj Khemlani and Wendy McMahon. Khemlani was most recently executive vice president at Hearst Newspapers & McMahon was president of ABC Owned Stations since 2018.

The Video Advertising Bureau (VAB) is demanding an independent audit of Nielsen's ratings over the pandemic claiming that Nielsen let the size and quality of its panel degrade over the past year. The letter from the VAB to Nielsen requests that the audit be done by Ernst & Young.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

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