ASNE leaders reaffirm commitment to newsroom diversity at Unity caucus
Kevin Merida, Editor-in-Chief of The Undefeated, ESPN's new website on sports, race and culture, speaks to attendees at a June 17 caucus sponsored
by Unity: Journalists for Diversity. (Photo courtesy of Doris Truong)
Leaders of the American Society of News Editors reaffirmed the organization's commitment to diversifying the top ranks of U.S. newsrooms at a June caucus meeting sponsored by Unity: Journalists for Diversity.
The meeting, held on the campus of American University in Washington, D.C., was facilitated by Jill Geisler, the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Ethics at Loyola University Chicago. Geisler is also a member of the ASNE Leadership Development Committee.
ASNE Secretary Alfredo Carbajal and Vice President Mizell Stewart III joined leaders from several journalism groups, including:
- Asian American Journalists Association
- National Association of Black Journalists
- National Association of Hispanic Journalists
- National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
- Native American Journalists Association
- National Association of Broadcasters
- National Press Photographers Association
- Online News Association
- Radio Television Digital News Association
- Society of American Business Editors and Writers