November 23, 2019

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n this installment — with its companion podcast episode — Ginger Conlon, editor-in-chief, and E.B. Moss, head of content strategy for MediaVillage, shine a spotlight on Tim McNeal, vice president, creative talent development and inclusion, for Walt Disney Television.

McNeal is empowered to expand Disney's pool of diverse creative talent and champion their careers companywide. As a former programming executive, he brings a unique understanding of the inherent challenges and best practices required for solving for diversity and inclusion (D&I) within the entertainment industry, where women and people of color are significantly underrepresented. McNeal is a champion of otherness and a "gatekeeper" encouraged to infuse the creative talent pipeline with qualified, diverse candidates. His strategies have yielded powerful results.

 

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