For Immediate Release
July 16, 2020
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(BPRW) NABOB selects their Chief Diversity Officer

(Black PR Wire) The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters Telecommunication Education and Management Foundation (NABOB) and Personal Selling Principles, LLC (PSP) wants to "CONGRATULATE" Michelle Duke on here recent promotion to "Chief Diversity Officer" at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). Michelle's promotion was effective July 1st, of this month.


Michelle Duke has over 25 years of experience in the media industry working as a journalist, a trade association and non-profit executive. She received her Bachelor of Science in journalism from Middle Tennessee State University. Michelle started her career, as a reporter for the Nashville Banner and later moved to the Newspaper Association of America, where she was director of leadership programs. She joined NAB as the director of Diversity and Development in 2005 and was promoted to vice president of Diversity in 2009. 


Michelle became vice president of the NAB Education Foundation (renamed NABLF in 2019) in 2010 and was elevated to president in 2019, overseeing the Foundation's day-to-day operations, as well as developing and managing industry programs in diversity and leadership. When Michelle was Vice President of Diversity and Development at the NABEF, she was responsible for setting the strategic direction of NABEF's diversity agenda.


Jim Winston, President of NABOB states " From working with Michelle over the past 15 years, the broadcast industry has been a benefactor of her continuous commitment to diversity and inclusion."  

Michelle has been listed in Radio Ink Magazine's "Most Influential Women in Radio" for the past seven years. She has served on the national board of the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, as the board chair of the Washington Literacy Center and as a board director and volunteer for numerous organizations.


Jeffrey P. Myers, Developer of The Media Sales Institute Program (MSI)© states  "I met Michelle when our company presented The (MSI) program to NAB in 2005. From that day since, I have witnessed her championing causes of the under-represented; and her promotion by NAB is BIG win for them."


Both NABOB and The Media Sales Institute (MSI)© want to say "Thank You"  and "Congratulations" on a stellar career in the broadcast and media industries.