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DANITA V. KNIGHT APPOINTED NEW CEO YWCA GREATER ATLANTA

Celebrating 120 years -- the right leader at the right time ATLANTA, GA  -- YWCA of Greater Atlanta today announced that Danita V. Knight has been appointed the new CEO of YWCA of Greater Atlanta, replacing Sharmen Gowens who announced her retirement earlier this year.  Ms. Knight will officially assume her role as CEO in January 2023.     “After a wide-ranging and thorough national search, led by Boardwalk Consulting (a national...

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$400 Million Ballmer Investment in Black-Owned Ventures Comes at a Critical Time

Access to capital – whether through banking or investment – is a longstanding challenge for Black entrepreneurs looking to scale their enterprises. But some much-needed capital is entering the marketplace following a $400 million commitment from billionaire investor, L.A. Clippers owner and Detroit native Steve Ballmer.  The former Microsoft CEO, who according to net worth Fortune magazine has a net worth of $76.9 billion, announced that he would allocate $400...

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New Name. Same Soul: Real Times Media Relaunches RTM360° as Pitch Black.

Real Times Media has relaunched its cultural marketing company, formerly known as RTM360°, as Pitch Black. Under the new name, the company will continue to help clients connect with Black audiences through a mix of culturally relevant brand communication & outreach initiatives. It currently supports a portfolio of 15-plus clients nationwide. “As RTM360 we have been able to do some great work on behalf of amazing clients around the...

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ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA INDUSTRY VETERAN ADELL HENDERSON JOINS REAL TIMES MEDIA AS VP OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT AND PROGRAMMING

DETROIT – Real Times Media (RTM) welcomes Adell Henderson as Vice President of Multimedia Content and Programming. Adell is a multimedia professional with over 25 years of experience including stints with Black media powerhouses such as Black Entertainment Television (BET) and the trailblazing Black men’s publication, KING Magazine. In his role with RTM, he will spearhead program ideation, digital network strategy, and lead the company’s production arm, Studio 1452.  “Adell is a true maverick and a trailblazer in the Black media space. As we continue to re-imagine our company, he is exactly the...

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New Faces, High Places Reception Welcomes New Black Leadership Geared to Help Strengthen Detroit

https://vimeo.com/603037143 By Sherri Kolade Detroit — known for its resilience, agility, upwardly mobile entrepreneurship sector, and unflappable residents — is also seeing a resurgence when it comes to attracting non-native Black movers and shakers to the area. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome them to Detroit. The Michigan Chronicle and Real Times Media (RTM), alongside approximately 80 of the city’s current power players, recently officially welcomed the newest Black C-suite leaders who now...

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Real Times Media and The Black Information Network Team Up to Expand Local News for the Black Community

In a move that brings award-winning storytelling and in-depth reporting from five respected Black-owned news outlets to a national platform, Real Times Media (RTM) and BIN: The Black Information Network have formed a partnership in which BIN would distribute RTM’s news and related content on its digital platforms and 32 affiliate radio markets. The partnership brings news and perspectives from some of the most prominent Black newspapers – The Atlanta Daily World, Atlanta Tribune: The...

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