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Attend the 2019 Multicultural Media Correspondents Association Dinner

Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Sherri Shepherd and Kym Whitley To Host

2019 Multicultural Media Correspondents Association Dinner


Premier Washington, DC Gala to Salute “The Fly Jock” Tom Joyner, 

Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), Journalist Eun Yang and Parker Morse 


Tuesday, July 9, National Press Club, Washington, DC


 WHAT:  The Multicultural Media Correspondents Association (MMCA), a national organization leading the call to increase diversity in media, will host its 4th annual correspondents’ dinner in Washington, DC. Hosted by actresses and comedians. NABJ is a partner for this year's activities. 


Sherri Shepherd and Kym Whitley, the exclusive, invitation only gala is attended by media influencers, policymakers, executives, corporate and advocacy organization allies and Hollywood VIPs. The event will honor the accomplishments of media industry legends and luminaries of color, including “The Fly Jock” Tom Joyner, news anchor Eun Yang, and executive Parker Morse, MMCA Founder and President, David Morgan.  Congresswoman Val Demings(D-FL.) will also be honored for her work to increase media diversity.  


MMCA will also host its inaugural Media Diversity Innovation Summit entitled “Taking Control of the Media Diversity Crisis”at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday, July 10th.  Congresswoman Val Demings (D-FL), Chair of the Media Diversity Congressional Braintrust, is honorary host.  


 National Press Club 

 529 14th St NW

 Washington, DC 20045

WHO:  Complete list of MMCD honorees: 

2019 Radio Broadcast Luminary - Tom Joyner aka “The Fly Jock” 

2019 5th Estate: New Media Owner - Parker Morse, CEO, H Code

2019 TV Broadcast Journalist – Eun Yang, WRC-TV, News 4, Washington, DC 

2019 Congressional Champion - Cong. Val Demings (D-FL) 


MMCA is a nonpartisan/nonprofit organization leading a call to action to increase media diversity.  In just its fourth year, MMCA has become a trusted convener and facilitator of thought leadership, resource and information sharing and strategic engagement between multicultural media stakeholders, tech and media decision-makers, policymakers and private entities committed to increasing the percentage of diverse media stakeholders and content.; @mmcadc on all platforms.



Martine Charles, 206-295-9114

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