2021 Fusion Film festival

Building a Better Normal: A Media Roundtable Panel



The only constant is change, but how do we ensure that the change that is coming is inclusive and equitable? As the world navigates the changing media landscape, questions of what gets covered and who has access to coverage are front and center as a new normal is defined. This discussion will address the current system and look at ways to improve the space of media journalism.


Marissa Wallace

Senior Director, Multicultural Marketing and Communications at Rogers & Cowan PMK; VP, Strategic Alliances BPRS-LA


Stephen Macias

EVP, Multicultural Marketing & Communications, Rogers & Cowan PMK 


Latasha DeVeaux

President, BPRS-LA; Talent Relations Consultant, BET Networks


Manuel Betancourt

freelance writer; Bylines: Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, New York Times, Variety, Esquire, Remezcla and many others