Just a few short years ago, the entertainment industry was stifling creatives of color. Now, Black women in powerful positions—from directors’ chairs to C-suites—are presenting fresh narratives and taking their rightful place in the field. As Hollywood catches up to our expertise, we’re showing the world who we really are.
Meet the publicists who are setting the standard today.
Founder & President, AM PR Group.
Known for: Launching a PR firm with A-list clientele in music, TV, film and the arts.
Founder & CEO, 135th Street Agency
Known for: Experiential marketing campaigns targeting multicultural youth.
CEO/Owner of Strategic Public Relations
Known For: Representing clients in TV, film, music and corporate entertainment.
Founder & CEO, BazanPR & BazanED
Known for: Elevating the artistry and awareness of underrepresented talent across film, TV and theater.
Staci R. Collins Jackson
Founder and CEO, The Collins Jackson Agency & Owner, The Collins Jackson Agency
Known For: Running unit publicity on films such as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and The Mothership. Collins Jackson also reps top-tier producers.
Co-founder & Co-CEO, The Lede Company
Known for: A roster of A-list award-
Founder, SYStrategies & PR
Known for: Multicultural marketing expertise on films such as Black Panther and Coming 2 America.
Founder, SJO Public Relations. Known For: Managing publicity campaigns across critically acclaimed films and hit TV series.
SVP, Global Intersectional Marketing, Sony Pictures Entertainment Known For: Campaigns that focus on engaging LGBTQ+, AAPI, Latin American and Black audiences.