Spring is Poppin’

APRIL 20, 2021 BLACK PUBLIC MEDIA WEEKLY DISPATCH   By Leslie Fields-Cruz Photo of DJ Jigüe from AfroPoP feature Bakosó, by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi Spring is Poppin’ with ‘AfroPoP’ and Tribeca’s 20th Anniversary The preliminary analytics we’ve received on Total Market Coverage for AfroPoP Season 13 reflect a highly enthusiastic reception from public media station programmers across

Thank You PitchBLACK Supporters!

APRIL 13, 2021 BLACK PUBLIC MEDIA WEEKLY DISPATCH   By Leslie Fields-Cruz Thanks for Making PitchBLACK 2021 a Success! Last fall, when it became apparent that PitchBLACK might have to be radically different from anything we’d tried to do before, my staff and I took a deep breath. We then set out to design a

BPM Salutes Its Mentors!

April 6, 2021 BLACK PUBLIC MEDIA WEEKLY DISPATCH   By Leslie Fields-Cruz Hats Off to Our 360 Incubator+ Mentors! It’s award season in the media industry. The 2021 Golden Globes, Grammys, NAACP Image, and SAG awards are all behind us. BPM’s PitchBLACK Awards will be held Fri., April 9, with the Oscars and Peabody awards still to come.