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TAG Diversity & Inclusion Presents: Minorities in Media



For a very long time, there has been an uphill battle for minorities to increase a positive impact on the media.  There have been successes and victories, but there’s still a long road ahead.  Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Diversity & Inclusion is hosting its first “Minorities In Media” panel discussion.  This panel will consist of several people of color, making significant impacts in the media industry.  The topic of discussion will be on the past, present, and the future of minorities in media.

August 28, 2019
6:00 - 7:45 PM 
6:00 - Registration & Networking
6:30 - Panel Presentation

Turner Studios

1050 Techwood Drive
Atlanta, GA 30318

Parking & Driving Directions

Members: $15
Non-Members: $35


Tara August,
VP of Turner Sports Talent Relations and Special Projects
Tara August is vice president of Turner Sports talent relations and special projects where she oversees the division’s marquee roster of on-air announcers across both digital and linear platforms.

Leslie Greene, Casting Director, Producer, Owner of Raising the Standard Entertainment Casting Company
Leslie, native of Philadelphia, is a Brand Marketing Professional, Content Curator, Corporate Event Planner, Producer, Casting Director entrepreneur.  She has promoted Tyler Perry's plays, major concerts, and created and produced numerous television shows. 

Sam Makhlouf, CEO, Founder of Dooreme
Sam is a Serial Entrepreneur, Proven Market Visionary, Innovator and Strategist with over 26 patents, He founded sold companies and developed new technologies, progressive business models, unique user interfaces, consumer engagement tools and monetization strategies. He’s currently the CEO and Founder of Dooreme, a solution for unified media experiences via linear TV, VOD, OTT streaming and mobile.  

Domonique Mitchell, Founder and CEO of Executive Decision Enterprise L.L.C. (EDE) and Xperienc On-Demand
Domonique has over than 30 years of experience in the music and entertainment industry.  He’s currently the Chairman of the board and founder of Xperienc On-Demand, a multi-media and streaming entertainment company with launching pads in all aspects of the entertainment industry.

Denise Santos, Bilingual Actress, Producer, Founder of Latinos in Media
Denise Santos, born and raised in Miami, is deeply involved in creating communities for those who feel under-represented in media.  She founded Latinas in Media Atlanta and co-produced the first initiative, (il)legally Latinos, a showcase of one-acts plays.  Some on screen credits include, The Resident (Fox), MacGyver (CBS), Family Blood (Netflix), and 30+ National and Regional commercials.  Stage credits include, Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, Cameron Rivera's La Gringa, and Alan Ball's Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.

Jenin Gonzalez
, Stunt player, Stunt coordinator
Born in California,  raised in Fort Worth Texas, currently living in Atlanta. Jenin got his start in the film industry in 2010 by a local stunt coordinator.  Since then, Jenin has traveled and done many live shows, film, and television. 

Stacey Rivers,
Director of Technology Skills Analysis & Development, WarnerMedia (Moderator)

Stacey Rivers leads the development and implementation for skills programs focusing on technical talent. 

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