The Root Announces Extra's A.J. Calloway and Angela Rye to Co-Host Annual Root 100 Gala Honoring Most Influential Africans Americans of 2017

The Root today announced that “Extra” Correspondent A. J. Calloway and CNN Political Commentator and CEO of IMPACT Strategies Angela Rye, also a 2017 Root 100 honoree, will host the annual The Root 100 Gala on Thursday, November 9 to honor the most influential African Americans of the past year.

FUSION Creative Board Issues Open Call for Scripted and Unscripted Projects From Young, Diverse Creative Talent

The Creative Board of FUSION, the cable network of Fusion Media Group (FMG), today announced an open call for scripted and unscripted television projects. This initiative builds on the commitment by FUSION and its Creative Board to generate new opportunities for young storytellers who span different ethnicities,…

FUSION to Support Filmmakers From Underserved Communities as Presenting Sponsor At The Philadelphia Film Festival

FUSION TV, Fusion Media Group’s cable network, today announced that it will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Philadelphia Film Society’s Fair Play Initiative, a project that will screen approximately 20 different films by filmmakers from historically underrepresented communities in the film industry, as part of…

BMO Harris Bank and Onion Labs Target The App-Addicted 'Millennial' With New Satirical Content Campaign

Onion Labs, the in-house content agency at the Onion, has teamed up with BMO Harris Bank to create a humorous content series to drive awareness and downloads of the BMO Harris’ new mobile banking app. The satirical campaign holds up a mirror to the absurd lengths that banks and other marketers go to in their chase for…

FUSION Partners With The Anti-Recidivism Coalition to Launch Internship Program For Formerly Incarcerated Youth 

FUSION today announced a partnership with the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) to create an internship program that will provide opportunities for recently incarcerated youth. The six month program will provide participants with a chance to learn the basics of multiplatform storytelling including how to write,…