Nomination Deadline
July 16, 2021

Begin Your Nominations

Nominate for The Diversity List 2021

Every year, Cablefax recognizes the top multi-ethnic executives based on their influence and power within the industry—as well as their commitment to ensuring that other execs of color receive the same opportunities to grow and flourish.

Help Cablefax celebrate the men and women who are shaping the industry and opening doors for diversity & inclusion across all areas of business.

It’s free to enter – but you must submit your entries by July 16!

Entry Information

Who deserves to appear in Cablefax’s annual Diversity List?

General Nomination Questions Include:
What are some specific accomplishments and milestones achieved by this person in the last 12 months?
What’s ahead for this person in 2021-2022?         
How does this person’s influence extend beyond his/her company?          
Please highlight any mentoring activities that this executive contributes to the industry.   
Tell us something about this person we might not know. 

The nomination deadline is Friday, July 16 so please don’t delay. We look forward to your entries!

Individual Categories

    D&I Champion

    An executive whose contributions to diversity initiatives and overall D&I leadership have had a tangible effect within the cable & broadband industry and have inspired others to do the same. 

    D&I Mentor of the Year

    An individual whose extraordinary efforts have made a measurable impact in helping to increase the number of junior to mid-level diverse executives who have risen to take on senior roles. 

    LGBTQ+ Executives of the Year

    Recognizing executives who identify as an LGBTQ+ individual and embody excellence in leadership, community service, and overall business acumen.

    Thrivers Under 30

    Young and diverse up-and-comers who represent the future of the media industry. They have demonstrable energy, new ideas and unique perspectives that have helped drive success.

    Eligibility: Person who is 30 years or younger on Dec. 31, 2021

Organization Awards *NEW*

    Advertising Campaign

    This award recognizes an initiative for a brand, service or product that appeals to diverse customers or increases a company’s outreach to minority or other diverse communities. 

    Community Outreach

    This award honors specific efforts directly related to helping under-served groups or promoting a more diverse population.   

    Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

    This award recognizes a creative and well-executed company-wide program that meets diversity, equity and inclusion objectives.

    D&I Mentoring Program

    This award recognizes a successful initiative that has had a sustained and measurable impact on a company’s ratio of diverse employees.

    Public Affairs Campaign

    This award recognizes a public affairs media, lobbying or awareness initiative (local, regional or national) designed to create familiarity with a company’s diversity efforts, charitable contributions or other programs aimed at a more diverse and inclusive world.


What’s the difference between the Diversity List and the Individual/Organization Awards? 
The Diversity List is a free entry program that recognizes the most influential executives of color in the business.
The Individual/Organization Awards are special paid entry categories to highlight those people and initiatives that deserve special recognition in 2021.

What are the Entry Fees and Deadlines? 
Diversity List Nominations – Free to Enter

Individuals & Organization Categories

  • $350 entry fee
  • *$150 late fee applies to all entries submitted after July 16

Deadline: July 16
Final Deadline: Friday, July 23*

If I or my company is not represented on the Diversity List, can I or my company still
be recognized with an Individual or Organization Award?
Yes! The Individual and Organization Awards are completely separate from the Diversity List.   

Can I enter more than one category?
Yes! It is encouraged. There is no limit to number of campaigns you can enter.


When will I be notified about the status of my entry?
You will be contacted by Cablefax staff regarding your entry only if you are named a finalist in the award program. Finalists will be notified in summer 2021 and announced on

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