BIPOC MEDIA ICONS JENIFER LEWIS, JOSE DIAZ BALART, ELLEN NAKASHIMA, AND SYBIL WILKES HONORED AT THE 7TH ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL MEDIA CORRESPONDENTS’ DINNER HOSTED BY COMEDIAN AND ACTRESS AIDA RODRIGUEZ

      

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MMCD Host and Honorees. Captions (L to R): Comedian Aida Rodriguez (Host MMCD Event); Jenifer Lewis (Actress, Comedian, Activist); Ellen Nakashima (National Security Reporter, Washington Post); Sybil Wilkes (Former Co-host “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Co-Founder YoSy Media); Jose Diaz-Balart (Host “Jose Diaz-Balart Reports,” MSNBC) 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 10, 2022The Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association MMCA  honored treasured BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) media industry icons paving the way for the next generation at its 7th Annual Multicultural Media Correspondents Dinner (MMCDTM) Held Thursday, October 6th \at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C., the exclusive, invitation-only gathering was hosted by Comedian and Actress Aida Rodriguez, and celebrated 2022 MMCD Honorees including: 


Media Icon Honoree Jenifer Lewis (Actress, Comedian, Activist);   

Photos and Video of Jenifer Lewis Available Here 

Group photo: (L to R) Jenifer Lewis and MMCA President David Morgan  

 

Print/Digital Journalist Honoree Ellen Nakashima (National Security Reporter, Washington Post);  

Photos and Video of Ellen Nakashima Available Here 

Group photos:  

Photo#1 Journalist Honoree Ellen Nakashima and husband Alan Sipress 

 

Radio Journalist Honoree Sybil Wilkes (Former Co-host “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Co-Founder YoSy Media) 

Photos and Videos of Sybil Wilkes Available Here: 

Group Photos: (L to R) YoSy Media Co-Founder Yolanda Starks-White, Sybil Wilkes, and Radio Broadcast Presenter Huggy Low Down  

 

Television Broadcast Journalist Honoree Jose Diaz-Balart (Host “Jose Diaz-Balart Reports,” MSNBC); Photos and Video of Jose Diaz-Balart Available Here 

Group photo: (L to R) MMCA President David Morgan and Jose Diaz-Balart 

 

 

Group photos are available Here  (Captions Below): 

 

Photo #1- MMCD Honorees. Captions (L to R): Jose Diaz-Balart (Host “Jose Diaz-Balart Reports,” MSNBC) Sybil Wilkes (Former Co-host “The Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Co-Founder YoSy Media); MMCA President David Morgan, Ellen Nakashima (National Security Reporter, Washington Post); Jenifer Lewis (Actress, Comedian, Activist); Darren Dickerson, COO, Chief Business Development Officer MMCA 

 

 

Photo #2: (L to R):  MMCA President, David Morgan and wife, and pose with Jenifer Lewis (Actress, Comedian, Activist)  

 

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