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Daphne Leroy is an accomplished marketing and communications strategist with more than 20 years of experience in the media industry.
Currently, Daphne is Senior Director of Communications in the Marketing & Partner Solutions group at Viacom Media Networks. Spanning all marketing and communications disciplines, she has held management positions at top media & entertainment companies, including MTV, Viacom, Time Inc., National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), and The Paley Center for Media. Daphne began her career at FOX Broadcasting in network sales and distribution.
In 2011, Daphne harnessed her experience, passion and vision as founder of the DML Media Group LLC, a boutique consultancy that specializes in personalized marketing, communications and public relations services across multi-media and live event platforms.
As a first-generation Haitian-American, Daphne’s professional background is rooted in social responsibility. She is a co-founder and board member of the Haitian Roundtable, and an active supporter of not-for-profit organizations in New York and Haiti that are dedicated to improving communities in need. A native New Yorker, Daphne earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing Management at Baruch College of the City University of New York.
In acknowledgement of her achievements and business acumen, she has been named one of CableFAX Magazine’s most influential minority executives in the cable television industry, recognized on the Multichannel News “40 Under 40” list of movers and shakers who are helping their companies grow and succeed, and was awarded The Network Journal “40 Under Forty” award that honors leaders who have proven to be exceptional performers in their industry and who are committed to the development of their community.