Featured Session: Why Not Me? Mike Jackson on Diversity in Media

Mar 12, 2023

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Recording: Featured Session: Why Not Me? Mike Jackson on Diversity in Media, Mar 12, 2023

Join Mike Jackson, Emmy® and Tony Award-winning producer and co-founder and managing partner of Get Lifted Film Co. for his ongoing conversation series Why Not Me? hosted at the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas. The series explores diversity in the media industry. Why Not Me? creates a platform for people of color and underrepresented communities across film, TV, theatre, books, and sports to share stories of breaking into the industry and making a lasting impact for generations to follow. Jackson grants opportunity to diverse filmmakers and casts through his acclaimed productions and has developed projects with major networks and studios featuring people of color in front of and behind the camera amid fascinating storylines, bringing elevated multicultural content to global audiences alongside Ty Stiklorius and EGOT-winner John Legend. Additional talent to be confirmed.

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Mike Jackson

Get Lifted Film Co

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Debra Martin Chase

Martin Chase Productions

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