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#MOBEMondays Addresses the Transformative State of Black Newspapers and Advertising

On October 26, 2020, Kevin McFall, 2020 Men of Excellence honoree, Inner-City Computer Stars Foundation, and Red Clay Digital, hosts #MOBEMondays.  They have assembled a panel of newspaper, archive and advertising thought leaders for an engaging conversation about the transformative state of Black newspapers and advertising in an era of uncertainty. While many count out the Black News industry, the panel will delve into the historic, current, and future...

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REAL TIMES MEDIA NAMES DYANNA KNIGHT LEWIS REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

Real Times Media (RTM) is proud to announce Dyanna Knight Lewis as Regional Vice President. In her new role, Dyanna will serve as a liaison with selected national RTM clients and be a central resource for all things digital, marketing, and special events. Dyanna will continue to oversee chicagodefender.com as the publisher. Dyanna Knight Lewis is a thirteen-year media professional and veteran employee at Chicago Defender, beginning her career...

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Join the Virtual Pancakes & Politics Discussion LIVE: Rebuilding American Cities through a Lens of Equity and Inclusion

The pandemic has forced Americans to take a critical look in the mirror, many of whom were not satisfied with what they saw. From that arose a stronger sense of commitment to creating lasting change beginning in local communities. The Michigan Chronicle’s latest virtual Pancakes & Politics focuses on improving access to better living for all. The forum will spotlight change agents such as Capital Impact Partners CEO Ellis...

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How Real Times Media expanded impact with Pancakes and Politics, in-person event gone virtual because of COVID-19

As appeared first in Local Media Association Real Times Media, founded in 2003, publishes weekly newspapers serving the Black community including the Chicago Defender, Michigan Chronicle, and Atlanta Daily World, as well as the digital studio RTM360°. Tanisha Leonard Michigan Chronicle launched Pancakes and Politics 15 years ago, “bridging what we perceived to be a deep cultural divide in Southeastern Michigan,” said Tanisha Leonard, President, RTM360°.  “Since that time, Pancakes and Politics has become...

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Real Times Media CEO Hiram Jackson Joins Radio Personality Frankie Darcell’s Podcast

Real Times Media CEO Hiram Jackson recently sat down with radio personality Frankie Darcell to talk about business, race, and politics in addition to media diversity. The discussion is apart of Darcell's podcast series "HEADLINES". Jackson dives in-depth into the impact of 2020 so far, and what he envisions the future will entail.  Check out the full interview. Click HERE. (Photo courtesy: MIX 92.3 FM)

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WHO’S WHO IN BLACK RELAUNCHES WITH NEW WEBSITE

DETROIT – Who’s Who In Black, a Real Times Media subsidiary, announces a new initiative to build a dedicated online community of African American professionals. The new initiative recognizes the growing need to provide African American professionals of various backgrounds the opportunity to connect and grow. Furthermore, it represents a shift in the ethos of Who’s Who In Black (formerly Who’s Who Publishing). “In the past, only select markets...

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