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This profile was last updated on 6/19/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Partner

Phone: (404) ***-****  
Local Address: , Georgia, United States
Black Box
 
Background

Employment History

  • Independent Multimedia Professional and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist
  • The School of Journalism
  • President
    Colored Christmas Inc
  • President and Producer
    IKAM Productions Carletta Hurt
  • Emmy Award Winning Producer and Journalist
    IKAM Productions Carletta Hurt

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Middle Tennessee State University
22 Total References
Web References
MTSU School of Journalism
www.mtsujournalism.org, 19 June 2015 [cached]
Standing, left to right: Dr. Terry Likes, Daniel Potter, Gene Policinski, Gina Logue, Jeff Glick, Dave Ammerheuser, Dwight Lewis, Kent Flanagan, Karla Winfrey, Stephan Foust, Natasha Lorens.
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The board was first convened on September 14, 2012, during which Stephan Foust of the MTSU College of Mass Communication's Center for Innovation in Media was elected chair for a three-year term and Karla Winfrey of Black Box was elected vice-chair for a six-year term.
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Karla Winfrey
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Karla Winfrey
Karla is an independent multimedia professional and Emmy award-winning journalist. She also is a partner with Black Box: A Winfrey-Giles Production. She has worked at numerous news outlets as reporter, anchor and producer.
MTSU School of Journalism Professional Advisory Board
www.mtsujournalism.org, 15 Nov 2012 [cached]
Karla Winfrey
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Karla Winfrey
Karla is an independent multimedia professional and Emmy award-winning journalist. She also is a partner with Black Box: A Winfrey-Giles Production. The company produces documentaries, lifestyle programming, news features, talk show segments, and multimedia projects for television networks, nonprofits, faith-based communications companies, federal government agencies, and private corporations.
Karla has worked at WABC (New York City), KDFW (Dallas), KUSA (Denver), and WSMV (Nashville). She has garnered national recognition as a consumer investigative reporter, show host/news anchor, and documentary/specials producer. Her work has been featured on CNN, ABC News, BET, NBC, Shop at Home Television, and the Black Family Channel.
Karla has received an array of media and community service awards, and her documentary work on youth, faith, and crime issues has been recognized many times by the National Association of Attorneys General and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. She received an Emmy for the documentary, "I Want to Live," which examined teen violence, suicide, and youth development in Denver.
Karla has been honored numerous times for her work in promoting cancer awareness, and she has leveraged her relationships with entertainers to help in those efforts.
In support of music and the arts, Karla has been the managing executive producer for the Powerhouse Artist Breakout Series in partnership with the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, a premiere showcase of emerging artists. An advocate for literacy, Karla is a co-author of the children's book The ABC's of Etiquette with Ariel, Raquel and Friends. In 2008, Karla received congressional recognition for her service on the initiative called Making Education a Priority Again among African American Males.
She is also the founder of Colored Christmas, a holiday gift line specializing in ethnic décor. Her products have been sold at Cracker Barrel, select Walmart stores, and U.S. military stores. Colored Christmas products have been used to decorate the sets of national television programs.
Karla is a Nashville native and a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. She is a recipient of the MTSU Young Alumni Award and was among the first inductees on MTSU's College of Mass Communication Wall of Fame. She lives in the Atlanta area.
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www.arthink.homestead.com, 24 Sept 2006 [cached]
Karla Winfrey Karla is an Emmy award winning television journalist living in Decatur, Georgia.She has spent her career as a consumer reporter; show host and documentary producer at some of the country's most prominent television stations, including WABC in New York, KDFW in Dallas, KUSA in Denver and WSMV in Nashville.She is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists and is the President of Colored Christmas, an e-commerce website that taps into the niche market of African American themed holiday gifts. www.coloredchristmas.com
Southern Screen Report - Usher Sponsors Youth Seminar
www.screenreport.com, 4 Aug 2006 [cached]
Emmy award winning Producer/Journalist Karla Winfrey President/Producer of IKAM Productions Carletta Hurt, Entertainment Career Consultant Atinna Roshelle
Emmy Award-winning journalist Karla ...
boroparty.dnj.com, 23 Dec 2011 [cached]
Emmy Award-winning journalist Karla L. Winfrey, an MTSU alumna, spoke to the graduates at the 2 p.m. ceremony. Winfrey, an independent multimedia professional, also is a partner with Black Box: A Winfrey-Giles Production, which creates documentaries, lifestyle programming, news features, talk-show segments and multimedia projects for television networks, nonprofits, faith-based communications companies, federal government agencies and private corporations.
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