ONE/35 Agency’s Shante Bacon makes running a million-dollar firm look easy

Shante Bacon runs one of the most successful African American entertainment public relations agencies today. With clients like OWN and Fox on the company’s roster, Bacon and partner Saptosa Foster are great examples of the power of the successful Black female entrepreneur. Rolling out asked Bacon about what drives her passion for success. As a […]

Black PR Society NY hosts bootcamp at Burson-Marsteller

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, public relations professionals and students gathered for a night of lively discussion and networking at leading public relations firm, Burson-Marsteller, where attendees were engrossed in the glamorous yet challenging world of entertainment public relations. Vanessa Edwards-El, the event’s moderator, started the event with a short networking session where attendees had the […]

‘The Network Journal’s’ 15th Annual ’40 Under 40’ Awards Dinner 2012

Dozens of New York’s top African American executives were honored recently at The Network Journal’s 15th Annual 40 Under 40 Awards Dinner at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square for their outstanding work in their respective fields. The dinner honored professionals from companies including L’Oreal (Aida Moudachirou- Rebois), Bloomingdale’s (Nicole Cokley) General Motors (Brooke Ellis), NBC Universal (Sharita Brantley) and the 135th Street Agency (Shante Bacon), and was hosted […]

Harlem Gets a Makeover and Danny Simmons Meets the CULTURE CRASHERS

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/SouleoThe famed 125th Street is getting a makeove,r but to see the results you will have to look upward. The 125th Street Business Improvement District, the Harlem Arts Alliance and Harlem Community Development Corporation unveiled the new banner designs for the fourth annual “BID on Culture” banner program. […]