Awards, Honors & Press


Featured in the book Beautifully Branded: “The Girls Guide to Personal Branding & Understanding the Anatomy of Brand You” by Olivia Omega (June 2015)

Red Ribbon Leadership Award 2015, presented by Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN)

Charlotte Magazine June 2015 “Mixing It Up: Jameka Whitten” (Profile)

Named one of The Carolinas’ 75 Most Stylish People in 2015 (by Carolina STYLE Magazine)

Named one of Charlotte’s Fab 50 by Garner Circle PR (April 2014)

Named one of Charlotte’s 25 Most Stylish in 2012 (by Charlotte STYLE Magazine)

2007 Women Who Rock Award by Creative Loafing & The Sol Kitchen

Charlotte Magazine December 2009 “The New Social Elite: Social media is changing the way things work in Charlotte” (Cover Story/Feature)

Southpark Magazine June 2009 “Enterprising Entrepreneur” (Profile)

Creative Loafing July 28, 2009 “How’s Business: Fifty local business owners tell how they’re really doing in these tough economic times” (Featured)

Charlotte Observer May 15, 2010 “African-Americans find home in the Twitterverse” (Featured/Quoted)

Fantasia for Real 2 (VH1, Original Air Date Nov. 7, 2010) Featured Publicist on “Back To Me” Episode

Charlotte STYLE Magazine 2010 Fall Fashion Issue “Stylish Careers” (Featured)

40580-SPRING-2011

Ballantyne Magazine Spring 2011 “People to Know” (Profile)

Numerous live appearances on local television.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

· Presenter- Master Networking Workshop for Women of Acumen Organization

· Panelist- Social Media 2.0 for Nonprofits (sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)

· Panelist-Social Media Breakfast: Social Media & Non Profits (Charlotte, NC)

· Panelist-Young Professionals for David Howard: Social Media (Charlotte, NC)

· Workshop Facilitator and Presenter for Girl Talk Foundation, Inc. (Charlotte, NC)

· Former Co-Host/Executive Producer: More Than…Sex, weekly live Internet radio talk show about dating and relationships.

ORGANIZATIONS

Northwestern Alumni Club of Greater Charlotte (Current Vice President of Programming)

Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists

National Association of Black Journalists

National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (Charlotte)

Hip Hop Caucus Charlotte Leadership Committee

YWCA Marketing Committee Member (Central Carolinas)

Marketing Chair, National Business Women’s Week 2006-2007