The Center for Cultural Pluralism, UVM Film Department, Chief Officer for Diversity and Sodexho have organized this program.
As Vice President, Content Diversity, Scripps Networks, Melissa Sykes is responsible for ongoing program production diversity outreach and for initiating and overseeing a diversity assessment plan for Scripps Networks, Food Network, HGTV, DIY and FLN, to reflect and serve the business needs and future growth of the networks. She provides oversight in identifying and developing contacts with new producers and expanding the range of diverse production resources. Her responsibilities also include providing programming support for Scripps Networks diversity partnerships.Kim Williamson, Director, Prime Time Programming and Development, Food Network & Cooking Channel:
Kim M. Williamson serves as a Director of Prime Time Programming and Development for Food Network and Cooking Channel in New York City. Central to her role at Food Network is the creation of innovative and entertaining show concepts, identifying and cultivating new on-air talent and adding more culturally diverse subject matter and talent to the network.
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