AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS (Media Outreach and Promotion).
Promoted the inaugural AEA Awards ceremony via traditional and social media. This newly established awards ceremony celebrates African performing artists and entrepreneurs. The first annual awards celebration introduced American audiences to a wide range of African musical artists from around the continent.
FP YOUTHOUTCRY FUNDING PROJECT. I perfected and edited the business plan to enable solicitation of funding for this Newark-area community-based organization. I also performed grant research and wrote proposals for this organization which provides a safe haven after school, a host of programming and marketable skills to area youth.
"Dave is a seasoned Communications professional who understands the complexities of collaboration, teamwork, and relationship building that come with effective public relations and consistent messaging.
He possesses a genuine curiosity about people, and along with his formidable technical skills, consistently produces impeccable work, be it an article, a press release, or a multi-level communications event."
Alberto Carbonilla, Adjunct Faculty Member at The College of New Jersey