Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why is diversity and inclusion important to NBCUniversal?
A: NBCUniversal is committed to attracting and retaining the best and most diverse and inclusive talent. Doing so provides a secure, powerful and competitive advantage in the media and entertainment industry.
Q: What is NBCUniversal doing to promote diversity and inclusion?
A: NBC established the Diversity Council in 2000. Made up of leaders from across the company, the Council has made strides in increasing diversity and inclusion, and creating programs that encourage diverse and inclusive individuals to pursue careers in media and entertainment or explore business opportunities with the company. Years later, as the company is now NBCUniversal, the NBCUniversal Diversity Council continues to make strides in making the company a wholly inclusive one. By working with all the divisions of NBCUniversal and parent company, Comcast, the Council is ensuring a most inclusive NBCUniversal ever.
Q: How can I leverage NBCUniversal’s commitment to diversity and inclusion?
A: The company is committed to increasing diversity and inclusion both on the air and behind the scenes. NBCUniversal gives motivated employees the resources and opportunities to develop and succeed. Among the inclusive strategies are: internships, early career pipeline programs (Page Program, Associates Program), Taller Telemundo, Directing Fellowship, Writers on the Verge, Emma Bowen Foundation, Talent Diversity Initiative, Diversity Initiative for Writers, Supplier Diversity, and Affinity Groups.
Q: What are some websites I can visit to find out more about NBCUniversal’s diversity and inclusion initiatives?
A: You can visit www.diversecitynbc.com for more information on ways that NBCUniversal is working to recognize diverse and inclusive talent within the company and community. Finally, www.nbcunicareers.com has plenty of information on NBCUniversal’s programs to attract diverse and inclusive employees.
Q: How can I attend the Short Cuts Festival Showcase?
A: The finalist showcase in Los Angeles is by invitation-only and is primarily for industry guests however, the New York semi-finalist screening is open to the public and free tickets are available through the New York Television Festival.