Under Barnhill’s leadership, BET Networks has defined its total market approach and unveiled exclusive research on African-American millennials focusing on lifestyle, media consumption and brand loyalty. In response to this research, BET has announced “The Start Up with Diggy Simmons” and talk show “The Keke Palmer Project.” Barnhill continues to lead new and innovative research on the African-American consumer to help corporate companies better understand the community. Under his leadership, BET has won eight Telly Awards for promotional excellence. Barnhill has served as a member of the International Board of Trustees and Maryland Program Director for the Hugh O’Brien Youth Foundation.

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DirecTV, DISH Merger Still Possible

AT&T found a way to offload a stake in its US video business, but this likely isn’t the end of the road for DirecTV. A combo with DISH is still possible.

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