April 2017 Print

President's Report

jodie warner
Jodie Warner

Spring is in the air! Welcome to the DFW chapter of Alliance for Women in Media. We just wrapped up our 9th annual Student Media Tour and it was a phenomenal success.  On Friday, March 3rd the SMT committee led, empowered and engaged over 75 college students touring the DFW metroplex.  Big Thanks to Vivian Unger, Students in Media Chair, the entire committee and especially our sponsors (listed below).

student media tour 
smt sponsors

Mark your calendar for the biggest AWM event of the season!

The 2017 Gala and Awards of Excellence, April 13th -We are excited to return to the Dallas Hyatt Regency Hotel for our premiere Gala event.  This is AWM’s major fundraiser of the year when the media community turns out to support AWM and recognize the Awards of Excellence winners.  Over 600 people attend each year, and this year we are making it BIGGER and BETTER with more award categories.   

Please join us as we honor Stan Richards, founder and principal of The Richards Group, as the recipient of the 34th Silver Award of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award.

Place: Dallas Hyatt Regency Hotel, 300 Reunion Blvd., Dallas, TX 75207
Time: 6:30-10:00PM
Hyatt Regency

$1,300.00 Table of 10

$130.00 Single Ticket

 jar of coins
Did you know

  • The Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, LLC is a Non-profit 501c3 organization recognized for its mission in education.

  • That when you donate, your funds directly support college and high school students participating in our three main educational platforms:

    • Student Media Tour, our annual event allowing college students to tour various media facilities around the DFW Metroplex

    • MediaCon, college fair partnering with the Dallas Film Commission and SAG-AFTRA

    • Irene Runnels-Paul McStay Scholarship Foundation, awarding $12,500 to students annually

  • Your donation is TAX-DEDUCTABLE!

Please click HERE to donate and help us achieve our mission. For more information please contact Adella Fremstad, afremstad@radio-one.com or Juliette Mercer, Juliette.a.mercer@abc.com to find out how you can support your industry with a TAX-DEDUCTABLE donation to AWM!

Membership Information
Not a member?  Go to our Membership Page for more details on how to join! Or, if you have specific questions about special corporate membership rates please contact Membership Co-Chairs with questions – Alison Rae, alison.rae@genmediapartners.com or Brittany Speckhart, Brittany.speckhart@cumulus.com

Visit our Member Spotlight (link) and meet our newest board members!

Volunteer Opportunities
Want to connect with or meet more people? Are you new to town and need a group to identify with?  Then get involved by volunteering on a committee!  Please contact our Hospitality Co-Chair - Jordan Hutchinson at jhutchins@wfaa.com.

Visit our website to learn about upcoming events, volunteer or join AWM.

Career Corner
Looking for a new position?  Visit the Career Corner! You can also go there to post jobs. 

Warmest Regards,

Jodie Warner
2015-2017 President
Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, Inc.

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