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MTV Staying Alive Foundation’s Award-Winning International Drama Series “MTV Shuga” to Expand to Nigeria, India and Egypt with Localized Formats by 2020

“MTV Shuga” returns to Nigeria for its 6th and 7th seasons with focus on family planning and contraception
Press Release

LONDON, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today at the Family Planning 2020 summit in London, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced it plans to expand MTV Shuga, the award-winning drama series from MTV International and MTV Staying Alive Foundation, with two new localized versions in India and Egypt by 2020.  The new campaign in India will mark the first time the series has been created for a region outside of Sub-Saharan Africa.  Additionally, the show will return to Nigeria for two additional seasons

Creating Reel, Impactful Films with Viacom and Reel Works

by Emily Flynn
Blog

Any professional filmmaker will tell you that creating original films is a challenging process that requires great effort and skill. One may assume, therefore, that young high school filmmakers would find it an enormous challenge to produce quality, original work.

The Path to Overcoming Unconscious Bias

Viacom and #SeeHer reflect on the campaign to change perceptions of women in advertising and media
Blog

Viacom Celebrates UK Pride 2017 with First-Ever Cross Brand On-Air and Digital Coming Out Campaign, Out in 60

Will Young, Leona Lewis, RuPaul, Doug Armstrong and Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson amongst talent confirmed to share coming out stories
Press Release

LONDON, June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Musical stars Will Young and Leona Lewis, TV personality RuPaul, YouTuber Doug Armstrong and Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson, are amongst the high profile talent who have agreed to support Out in 60, a new TV and digital media campaign aimed at raising awareness of LGBT issues and celebrating the act of ‘coming out’ in the lead up to the Pride in London Parade on 8th July. 

Challenge Accepted: Team Viacom Once Again Races Through J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

by Stuart Winchester, Viacom
Blog

From the north-facing upper floors of Viacom’s headquarters at 1515 Broadway, you can see Central Park nested amid the urban thrum, a luxuriant stretch of water and trees that allows an escape from Manhattan without leaving it. It’s about as opposite the frenetic everlasting chaos and concrete of Times Square as a piece of the city could hope to get.

How to Start Your Career in Corporate Social Responsibility

by Jessica Pliska
Article

As Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Viacom’s BET Networks, Nneka Norville has the kind of job many people dream of.  Every day she works to make a difference while building BET’s brand.  It’s a job that involves strategy, creativity, interpersonal skills and generosity. I spoke to Nneka to learn how people can model their careers on hers.

Jessica Pliska: Let’s start at the beginning. What is corporate social responsibility?

Get Schooled and Viacom Honor DJ Khaled with 'Khaled Key Day' in Times Square, Highlighting the Success of the Award-Winning 'Major Keys' Campaign

Summary: 
  • Khaled recognized for monthly key campaign, reaching more than 250 million through earned and donated media; 75% of students who completed a Khaled Key said it “gave them good information”
  • More than 400 Khaled “change makers” were showcased on Viacom’s Times Square billboard
  • DJ Khaled and Get Schooled announced the launch 2017-18 'Win More Music’ campaign, aimed at expanding impact by deepening music industry education in middle and high schools
Press Release
  • Khaled recognized for monthly key campaign, reaching more than 250 million through earned and donated media; 75% of students who completed a Khaled Key said it “gave them good information”
  • More than 400 Khaled “change makers” were showcased on Viacom’s Times Square billboard
  • DJ Khaled and Get Schooled announced the launch 2017-18 'Win More Music’ campaign, aimed at expanding impact by deepening music industry education in middle and high schools

You’ll Never Have to Walk Alone: Viacom Unites With 20,000 New Yorkers for AIDS Prevention and Awareness

by Michael Valentino
Blog

Sunday, May 21 was a pleasant spring morning in Manhattan’s Central Park, and Team Viacom couldn’t have asked for a better day to unite and support the 32nd Annual AIDS Walk New York.

Stationed among other top corporate walk sponsors in the so-called “gold section,” team members soaked in the warm air, secured their fundraising rewards, and chewed on their Così squagels. After a team photo, Viacom joined thousands of other jubilant walkers in a 10-kilometer march through the 843-acre park.

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