Rising Tide Aims to Lift the Next Generation of TV News Leaders

By Chris Ariens 

Adweek, a strong supporter of talent and leadership development in the advertising, marketing and media industries, is proud to partner with Ashleigh Banfield’s Rising Tide: The Value in Mentoring Others. The next in the series of free monthly events is this Wednesday at 2:30pmET. MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski will be Banfield’s guest.

Click here for more information and to sign up.

Banfield, anchor of the nightly Banfield on Nexstar’s NewsNation, has lined up several TV newsers for Rising Tide, including Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Sam Champion, Bob Costas, Savannah Guthrie, Deborah Norville and more.


The mentorship program is designed to provide guidance and advice for individuals pursuing a career in broadcast journalism. In addition to TVNewser, Rising Tide also partners with NAB, NLGJA and RTDNA.

Adweek’s Executive Mentor program is also set to kick off in May. Click here for more information.