CNN’S Don Lemon to Host 2014 ADCOLOR Live!‏








ADCOLOR® Live! will announce the 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards Honorees,  Nominees, 2014 ADCOLOR® FUTURES Class, and Miss ADCOLOR®

NEW YORK, NY (May 29, 2014) – ADCOLOR® welcomes CNN’s Don Lemon as host of 2014 ADCOLOR® Live! and the 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards.  Lemon also served as host of the 7th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards.

ADCOLOR Live! will take place Monday, June 16, 2014, at Time Warner’s Screening Room at One Time Warner Center. The announcement will include the 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards Honorees and Nominees, the 2014 ADCOLOR® FUTURES class and Ms. ADCOLOR. ADCOLOR Live! is presented by CNN and will be live streamed onwww.AdColor.org.

“The ADCOLOR® Board of Directors and the Advisory Board are excited to highlight not only the exceptional achievements but the selfless ways this year’s nominees and special honorees have given back to their respective industries and the world.” says Tiffany R. Warren, Founder and President of ADCOLOR® and SVP, Chief Diversity Officer, Omnicom Group. The announcement and live stream will take place at 7:00pm with a post-reception from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.

The 8th Annual ADCOLOR Awards and Industry Conference will take place September 17-20, 2014, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. For more information on the Conference, sponsorship opportunities and registration details, visit: http://adcolor.org/.


Don Lemon anchors CNN Newsroom during weekend prime-time and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. He has reported and anchored on-the-scene for CNN from many breaking news stories, including the Boston marathon bombing (2013), the Philadelphia building collapse (2013), the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting (2012), the Colorado Theater Shooting (2012), the death of Whitney Houston, the Inaugural of the 44th President in Washington, D.C., the death of Michael Jackson (2009), Hurricane Gustav in Louisiana (2008), the Minneapolis bridge collapse (2007) and the George Zimmerman trial (2013).  Lemon has won several industry awards, including being named as one of the Ebony Power 150: the most influential Blacks in America in 2009.



ADCOLOR® is a nonprofit 501(c) (6) organization whose mission is to celebrate and champion diversity in the advertising, marketing, media, PR and entertainment industries. ADCOLOR® strives to create a network of outstanding diverse professionals and champions by honoring their accomplishments and leveraging their stories as a road map for others to follow. By highlighting the achievements of African-Americans, American Indian/Native Americans, Asian Pacific-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, members of the LGBT community and diversity & inclusion champions, ADCOLOR® aims to inspire the next generation of multicultural professionals.



The 8th Annual ADCOLOR® Awards & Industry Conference is presented by Omnicom Group, sponsored by ADWEEK, BBDO NY, CNN, DAS Global, DDB Worldwide, Deutsch, Inc., DIAGEO NA, GSD&M, Pepsi, Publicis Groupe, Saatchi & Saatchi, TBWA\, Wieden & Kennedy and supported by The American Advertising Federation, 4A’s, The One Club, GLAAD, OmnicomMediaGroup, TBWA\ MAL and The Washington Speakers Bureau.



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