Emmy® and Tony®-winning producer Mike Jackson of Get Lifted Film Co. recently embarked on a new mission in his new hometown of Austin, TX. The Jackson-led Moody Media Diversity Conversation: Why Not Me? was created through the Moody College of Communication for its students. This conversation serves a platform for people of color and underrepresented communities who are industry shakers across film, theater, television and sports to share their story of coming into the industry and making a lasting impact for their generation and those to follow. The top-ranked Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin is the largest and most comprehensive college of communication in the country. Providing world-class education, research, and creativity in the theory and practice of communication, Moody College is an innovative leader in shaping how the world connects in our diverse and ever-changing society. Recent talks have included Jay Ellis, Diallo Riddle, Robin Thede, and Stephen A. Smith, in addition to today’s special talk this year as part of SXSW.
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