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Public Relations Society of America Inc

33 Maiden Lane 11Th Fl.

New York City, New York,10038

United States

Company Description

PRSA is the largest professional organization serving the U.S. public relations community. With a mission to "advance the profession and the professional," PRSA provides news and information, thought leadership, continuing education and networking opportunitie...more

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The Living Legends Foundation Inc

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The Recording Academy

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African-American Public Relations Collective

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National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

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Emmanuel Community Economic Development Corporation

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Museum of Television and Radio

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Greater New York Black Public Relations Society

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National Association of Black Journalists Inc

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Mighty Quinn Management & PR

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Total Praise

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GQ Media & Public Relations , Inc.

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About | Living Legends Foundation

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Gwendolyn Quinn
Gwendolyn Quinn is the founder and president of one of the nation's leading independent publicity and public relations firms. Founded in 2002, GQ Media & Public Relations, Inc. (now Gwendolyn Quinn) is a full-service publicity and marketing firm that specializes in developing media strategies, coordinating special events and brand development for clients who span the worlds of music, theatre, corporate, not-for- profit, faith-based, and the visual/fine arts. In addition to her publicity and public relations work, Quinn founded the African-American Public Relations Collective (AAPRC), a national group of more than 1,000 public relations and communications specialists that provide professional support to their peers in the communications industry. In February, 2004, Quinn also launched The AAPRC Monthly (now titled Global Communicator), an e-publication for African-American public relations, marketing and communications professionals and journalists. In 2015, Quinn was an honoree of the Inspired In Music Series. In 2014, she was a recipient of the International Black Broadcaster Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. Earlier that year, she was the 2014 Stellar Women of Gospel Awards Honoree. In 2013, she was named one of the Top 20 Power Players in Roots magazine's Annual Industry Stellar Gospel Music Awards Edition. In 2011, Black Enterprise magazine named her one of the Women In Black Music's Top Women Executives Behind the Scene. In that same year, she was also named one of the nation's top African American Public Relations Agents by the Atlanta Post. In 2010, Quinn was honored by the Talladega College Alumni Association of Greater New York on behalf of the African American Public Relations Collective. She is the recipient of the National Black Public Relations Society Network Award (2007). She has been honored by then Council Member Yvette D. Clarke (Brooklyn, New York) and the Council of the City of New York (2006) and on Capitol Hill by Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (2004) for her professional work and community service. Quinn is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, the National Black Public Relations Society, the Museum of Television and Radio, the Museum of the Moving Image, the National Association of Black Journalists, a voting member of The Recording Academy (formerly the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) and others. She is a contributor to Souls Revealed and featured in Handle Your Entertainment Business books. Quinn is also a freelance writer, with various print and digital media outlets, and the author of "My Person of the Week" and "Inside Broadway" column for EURWEB.com.


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Gwendolyn Quinn
Gwendolyn Quinn is the founder and president of one of the nation's leading independent publicity and public relations firms. Founded in 2002, GQ Media & Public Relations, Inc. (now Gwendolyn Quinn) is a full-service publicity and marketing firm that specializes in developing media strategies, coordinating special events and brand development for clients who span the worlds of music, theatre, corporate, not-for- profit, faith-based, and the visual/fine arts. In addition to her publicity and public relations work, Quinn founded the African-American Public Relations Collective (AAPRC), a national group of more than 1,000 public relations and communications specialists that provide professional support to their peers in the communications industry. In February, 2004, Quinn also launched The AAPRC Monthly (now titled Global Communicator), an e-publication for African-American public relations, marketing and communications professionals and journalists. In 2015, Quinn was an honoree of the Inspired In Music Series. In 2014, she was a recipient of the International Black Broadcaster Association's Lifetime Achievement Award. Earlier that year, she was the 2014 Stellar Women of Gospel Awards Honoree. In 2013, she was named one of the Top 20 Power Players in Roots magazine's Annual Industry Stellar Gospel Music Awards Edition. In 2011, Black Enterprise magazine named her one of the Women In Black Music's Top Women Executives Behind the Scene. In that same year, she was also named one of the nation's top African American Public Relations Agents by the Atlanta Post. In 2010, Quinn was honored by the Talladega College Alumni Association of Greater New York on behalf of the African American Public Relations Collective. She is the recipient of the National Black Public Relations Society Network Award (2007). She has been honored by then Council Member Yvette D. Clarke (Brooklyn, New York) and the Council of the City of New York (2006) and on Capitol Hill by Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (2004) for her professional work and community service. Quinn is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, the National Black Public Relations Society, the Museum of Television and Radio, the Museum of the Moving Image, the National Association of Black Journalists, a voting member of The Recording Academy (formerly the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) and others. She is a contributor to Souls Revealed and featured in Handle Your Entertainment Business books. Quinn is also a freelance writer, with various print and digital media outlets, and the author of "My Person of the Week" and "Inside Broadway" column for EURWEB.com.


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The 2015 honorees include: Atom Factory CEO Troy Carter, Universal Music Group general counsel/executive VP Jeffrey Harleston, SESAC VP of writer/publisher relations James Leach, KKRL (Real 92.3) Los Angeles morning personality Big Boy, Ruben Rodriguez Entertainment CEO Ruben Rodriguez, Minter & Associates CEO Kendall Minter, philanthropist Dr. Logan H. Westbrooks, Gwendolyn Quinn Public Relations president Gwendolyn Quinn, Moses Media CEO Don Cody and the Carter Broadcast Group, represented by president Michael Carter.


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Other honorees include Gwendolyn Quinn, founder of GQ Media and Public Relations, Inc. and the African American PR Collective (AARPC), and Warrick L. Carter, Ph.D., President, Columbia College Chicago.


BlackSpeakers.com - Gwendolyn Quinn, Advertisement and Music Speaker

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BlackSpeakers.com - Gwendolyn Quinn, Advertisement and Music Speaker BlackSpeakers.com Gwendolyn Quinn Gwendolyn Quinn How fitting that the offices of veteran publicist Gwendolyn Quinn are located on Broadway in midtown Manhattan, at the music industry hub. Music has been an integral part of her career as a publicist and public relations executive for over 15 years, and she has been in entertainment for over two decades. With tenures at Capitol Records, Arista, Island, Flavor Unit Entertainment, Mercury/PolyGram, and ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), Quinn has directed press campaigns on behalf of a who's who of popular music Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Queen Latifah, Sean "P. In 2002, Quinn founded GQ Media & Public Relations, Inc. a full-service publicity and marketing firm that specializes in developing stratagem and coordinating special events and brand development for clients who span the worlds of music, performing arts (theatre), corporate, not-for-profit, faith-based, and the visual/fine arts. A team of experienced, highly skilled professionals, Quinn and her principles have a combined 50+ years of experience in corporate and entertainment marketing. The African-American Public Relations Collective (AAPRC) In addition to her work with GQ Media & Public Relations, Quinn and fellow media specialist Marlynn Snyder looking to fill the gap in the networking potential among African-American public relations and media specialists discussed the idea of forming a listserv of African-Americans working in the communications field to fulfill that particular need. In 2001, Quinn initiated, developed and founded the African-American Public Relations Collective (AAPRC). As a brand extension of the AAPRC, Quinn also launched The AAPRC Monthly (now titled) Global Communicator in February 2004, an e-publication for African-American public relations, marketing, journalists and communications professionals). In August 2007, Quinn also launched Mighty Quinn Management, a talent management firm representating book authors and recording artists. Quinn also represents singer/songwriter Jessica Labus (www.myspace.com/jessicalabus) and gospel recording artist Shari Addison (www.myspace.com/shariaddison). Prior to founding GQ Media & Public Relations and A Queen Production, Quinn had served as Vice President of Publicity at Capitol Records since June 2000. Based in New York, she was responsible for developing and implementing overall media strategies for the R&B and urban artists at Capitol and its family of labels. The artists she worked with included CeCe Winans, Rachelle Ferrell, Oscar De La Hoya and Dave Koz, as well as soundtrack projects like Girlfight (Screen Gems Pictures, 2000) and Boycott (HBO Films, 2001). Quinn went to Capitol from Arista Records, where she had been Senior Director of Publicity since 1997. Learning from music industry giant and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Clive Davis, Quinn worked on campaigns for many of Arista's superstar artists including Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Monica, Deborah Cox, Prince, Kenny G, Carlos Santana and Lisa Stansfield. Quinn also created and launched media campaigns for Bad Boy Entertainment/Arista joint venture artists including Puff Daddy (a.k.a. P. Diddy), Notorious B.I.G., Faith Evans, and Mase. Prior to Arista, Quinn spent a year as Senior Director of Publicity at Island Records, working with Hiriam Hicks and another famed music man, Chris Blackwell, as well as the Isley Brothers both Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. In 1995, Quinn was named National Director of Publicity & Media Relations at Capitol Records this was her first stint at Capitol, where she would return five years later, after working at Island and Arista. During this tenure with Capitol she worked with BeBe & CeCe Winans, The Whispers, Tracie Spencer and others. She had come to Capitol from the Jersey City-based Flavor Unit Entertainment conglomerate, headed by Sha-Kim Compere and Queen Latifah. As National Director of Publicity for Flavor Unit's Records and Management division for three years, she formulated campaigns for a full roster of urban music artists and executives. Among them were Naughty By Nature, Zhane and Queen Latifah. Quinn would become the exclusive publicity coordinator for all of Latifah's music, television, film and corporate affairs. Quinn's first position at a record company came in 1991 when she became Publicity Coordinator at Mercury/PolyGram in New York. More About Gwendolyn Quinn Quinn is a BMI writer and publisher. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, the National Black Public Relations Society, the Greater New York Black Public Relations Society, the Museum of Television and Radio, the Museum of the Moving Image, the National Association of Black Journalists, a voting member of NARAS (the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) and others. Quinn is featured on the CD recording TOTAL PRAISE LIVE (2002), and is a former choir member with Total Praise of Emmanuel Baptist Church of Brooklyn, New York. She is the recipient of the National Black Public Relations Society Network Award (2007). In 2006, she was honored by then Council Member Yvette D. Clarke (Brooklyn, New York) and the entire Council of the City of New York for her efforts on behalf of the African-American Public Relations Collective. In 2004, Quinn was also honored on Capitol Hill by Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and the men of SOULS OF MY BROTHERS (book) for their Celebration of Black Fatherhood event. Taking full advantage of her twenty years as a communications professional, and of a broad and wide-reaching network of contacts throughout the media including writers and editors, producers and talent bookers, broadcast personalities and senior management executives Gwendolyn Quinn has forged her own path and become a recognized leader in the publicity and public relations field. Gwendolyn Quinn GwendolynQuinn@aol.com MightyQuinnManagement@aol.com


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