MBA MEC

MBA Media & Entertainment Conference: The premiere event for MBA students exploring careers in media, entertainment, and technology.

Niche Audiences and Mainstream conversations

This panel discussion will focus on diversity in media across news and entertainment.  We will explore how niche audiences and diverse voices are driving mainstream conversations on race, identity, politics and justice.

Lee Hill

Senior Editor for Digital News, WNYC Radio

Lee Hill is Senior Digital Editor for WNYC, where he oversees strategy, production and planning of WNYC news content across digital platforms.

Before WNYC, he was a founding editor of Inside Energy, a Colorado-based journalism collaboration between NPR and PBS stations where he oversaw engagement. Early in his career, Lee worked at NPR as a multimedia journalist and founding producer of Tell Me More, NPR's first program to begin as a blog and evolve into a daily award-winning news and talk show. He is an award-winning multimedia journalist and 2003 graduate of Howard University, where he studied journalism and economics.

Caitlin Hu

Deputy News Editor, Quartz Media

Caitlin is a deputy news editor. She directs coverage of visual culture and the arts at Quartz, and oversees editorial photography. She has lived and reported across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Caitlin was previously the editor of COLORS Magazine in Italy. Before that, she translated at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris, and researched territory and asymmetric conflict in Rabat, Morocco. She holds an MA in philosophy from the Sorbonne, and an BA in International Relations/Security from Wellesley College.

Nitya Chambers

Vice President Premium Content, CNN

Nitya Chambers is Vice President of Premium Businesses for CNN. Chambers works across CNN Digital's premium businesses including CNNMoney and CNN Style. Before joining CNN, Chambers served as the Director of Content Strategy at Threespot, a full service digital agency based in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, Chambers worked for nearly a decade at ABC News in roles at Nightline and ABC News Digital. She holds degrees from Boston University and Carnegie Mellon University.

moderator

Vikram Arunmilli

McKinsey & Company