Contact: Ramona Logan
April 20, 2016 – Dallas, TX – Media professionals from across the country will meet in Dallas, Texas April 28-30, 2016 for the Global Media Summit (GMS) conference to honor three international media professionals. GMS will honor Edward John, an award-winning producer from Oslow, Norway; England native Wendy Alec, who founded GOD TV; and Amani Mustafa, host of The Muslim Woman program in the Middle East, North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula with the Global Platinum Awards during a gala on Saturday April 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The gala will be at the same location as the GMS conference, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel located at 4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas, Texas 75244.
The Global Media Summit is the result of Christian media organizations combining their efforts to create a forum to discuss media topics from a global perspective. The theme of the summit is Commissioned for Media. Christian Women in Media Association is hosting the summit in partnership with Christian Media Association and Christians in Communications. GMS provides the opportunity for men and women to be inspired by talented keynote speakers who are globally recognized for biblically based teaching.
“It is our desire to focus public attention on exceptional Christian men and women who influence our society through cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in media, that is why the Global Media Summit is honoring Edward John, Wendy Alec, and Amani Mustafa,” said Suellen Roberts, President of Christian Women in Media Association.
Edward John, of Oslo, Norway is the visionary for Kanal 10, a Scandinavian Christian TV Network. He hosts Scandinavia LIVE, a teaching series and Kanal 10s network specials. As star and co-producer of The Chase television series John won the Peoples Choice Award from the National Religious Broadcasters Association. He also won the Angel Award for excellence in media. John’ has hit songs and is author of the book JESUS How Full of Grace.
Wendy Alec is an award-winning TV producer and President of GOD TV network. Wendy was born in London and grew up in South Africa. GOD TV is Europe’s first daily Christian television network and has a broadcast reach of 951 million viewers. Wendy’s objective has always been to make Christian television relevant to the unchurched and to reach a younger demographic of viewers. She is also an award-winning TV producer and a best-selling author of the series Chronicles of Brothers. Wendy is also the Director of Warboys Entertainment London, which is producing a major televisions series from the Chronicles of Brothers book series.
Amani Mustafa’s journey to freedom in Christ is a compelling story of faith, hope, and courage. Born into an Islamic Egyptian family, she credits God with her ability to escape to the U.S. from an abusive marriage in Egypt. She hosts The Muslim Woman-the first Christian television program targeting Muslim women in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula, which now reaches 300 million households.
The Global Media Summit provides a forum for top media professionals from around the globe to share their industry knowledge and current trends. Participants can drill down in four different tracks of Digital Media, Film, Writing, and Broadcast or sample seminars across the board.
To learn more about the Global Media Summit or to register visit www.gmssummit.com
About Global Media Summit
The Global Media Summit 2016 (GMS) provides a platform for media professionals to be empowered to move forward in the secular and Christian media arenas. Christian Women in Media Association President Suellen Roberts, Christian Media Association Co-director Tim Shields, and Christians in Communications President David Adcock plan to provide a premiere experience for all attendees. Two and a half days are set aside for spiritual renewal, professional equipping and connecting with leaders in the industry.
GMS provides the opportunity for men and women to be inspired by talented musical artists and keynote speakers who are globally recognized for biblically based teaching. The outstanding seminar faculty will equip each attendee to go to the next level. The Global Media Summit 2016 will present on the main stage an international program, which will garner talent from around the world and present to the attendees a vision of what God is doing globally in media. The media seminars will provide equipping from successful leaders in the industry here in America. Through this summit life-long relationships will be formed to unify Christians who are empowered to be a positive influence in our culture through media domestically and internationally.