Major National Media Conference Celebrates 10th Year

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The Christian Women in Media Association will hold their 10th annual conference in Dallas on April 3-5, 2014, bringing leaders in the media industry from all over the country for keynotes and educational seminars. For more information, go to

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There is something for everyone, whether a speaker, author, filmmaker, recording artist, journalist, or other area of media.

The Christian Women in Media Association National Conference is where Christian women working in media will gather on April 3-5, 2014 in an annual event to be held at the Doubletree by Hilton in Dallas.

Women professionals in all aspects of media will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of media seminars and workshops and hear top leaders in their field speak. The conference lineup includes Emmy® nominated actress and producer Roma Downey (via video); Dove Award winning singer, songwriter and author Babbie Mason; film critic Ted Baehr who is founder and publisher of MOVIEGUIDE®; speaker and author Thelma Wells; June Hunt, radio host of "Hope for the Heart;" political analyst Carol Swain; best-selling author Karol Ladd; former Armani model-turned-author-and-speaker Jennifer Strickland, and many more. Media seminar topics include book publishing, public speaking, social media, and more.

Baehr will be the keynote speaker at the conference’s Awards Gala on Saturday evening where men and women will be attending. He will also moderate a media seminar entitled, “How to Succeed in Hollywood Without Losing Your Soul.” He will tell attendees what they need to know about the current state of the mass media of entertainment, how to use their faith to change the culture of Hollywood, and how to make a creative contribution to the whole world. An award-winning media authority on television, radio and print, his purpose is to be used by God to redeem the mass media and to encourage families to use wisdom in selecting their entertainment.

At the Awards Gala, Roma Downey, who is the Executive Producer with her husband Mark Burnett of The BIBLE TV-miniseries and “Son of God” movie, will receive the Excellence in Communication Award for Film and Television for her work in the highly acclaimed mini-series, “The Bible,” which aired on the History Channel last year. Award winning singer and TV host, Babbie Mason will be the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Communication Award for Music

Christian Women in Media Association (CWIMA) founder and president, Suellen Roberts founded CWIMA in 2002 to connect and encourage women working in media. Roberts’ goal is to empower women to impact culture in a positive manner. “We have a diverse group of women in this organization at various points in their careers who network and mentor each other to the next level,” says Roberts. “There is something for everyone, whether a speaker, author, filmmaker, recording artist, journalist, or other area of media.”

For more information on the conference, speakers or schedule or to Register and purchase tickets for the Awards Gala to the event, please visit the CWIMA website at


Christian Women in Media Association (CWIMA), founded by Suellen Roberts in 2002, is a professional association dedicated to Connecting Women in Purpose and Vision. With a national platform focused on advancing Christian women in media, its members work in the fields of TV, Radio, Social Media, Film, Publishing, Music, and Arts and Entertainment. The organizational framework promotes and provides opportunities for industry networking, professional equipping, and spiritual renewal.

CWIMA provides National Conferences and a Music Showcase, Regional Events, Local Networks, and International Outreach.

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