Women In Media: The Present & The Future
Women In Media: The Present & The Future
March is Women's History Month and we're here to take a minute highlighting women in media. This list includes seasoned media professionals as well as those who are on the rise. Celebrate women and share this with friends and family. Compiled by Vanessa Denis
Necole Bitchie is a celebrity blogger and TV personality that started her blogging career in 2007. NecoleÃ¢ÂÂs work and ability to gain loyal readers has been featured in Ebony magazine, Sister 2 Sister, The Huffington Post and more. LetÃ¢ÂÂs not forget sheÃ¢ÂÂs also been interviewed by The Breakfast Club!
Cherry Martinez is a midday host on Power 105.1 and sheÃ¢ÂÂs been doing her thing for over ten years in the radio business. Keep your eyes on Cherry because sheÃ¢ÂÂs always ready to give you her Ã¢ÂÂCherry JuiceÃ¢ÂÂ daily from 10am-2pm.
Angela Yee is a radio and TV personality here at Power 105.1 co-host of our beloved, Breakfast Club. Nothing but hard work and persistence has made herself a household name in radio. Angela Yee has been featured in Black Enterprise, VIBE, The Source, The New Yorker and can be seen every morning on Revolt TV.
Soraya Joseph is correspondent for Necole Bitchie where sheÃ¢ÂÂs interviewed artists like R. Kelly, Kevin Hart, Tahiry Jose and more. She also a partnered with Charlamagne Tha God to launch his website, Cthagodworld.com. SorayaÃ¢ÂÂs also an award recipient of the Black Blogger Award in 2013.
Whitney-Gayle Benta worked at MTV News booking artists for interviews for years, but now works for DiddyÃ¢ÂÂs Revolt TV network as the Senior Vice President of Music and Talent.
Adelle Platon is the editorial assistant and Online Content Producer of Vibe magazine. SheÃ¢ÂÂs also the mastermind who helps put the articles and features you see on Vibe Vixen. In addition to writing, Adelle produces and edits clips for VIBETV. Photo Credit: YouTube
Clover Hope is the deputy editor of VIBE magazine and sheÃ¢ÂÂs freelanced for publications like Billboard, GQ, WIRED, Essence and more.
Danielle Young is the lifestyle editor of HelloBeautiful.com. When sheÃ¢ÂÂs not breaking a fascinating story, sheÃ¢ÂÂs posting fascinating pictures of dished sheÃ¢ÂÂs cooked on Instagram.
Vivian was also on VH1Ã¢ÂÂs Gossip Game but you may know her better as GossipViv on social media. Vivian hosts a radio show for ThisIs50.com and continues to blog for her personal website, HipHopGossipSite.com.
JaneÃÂ© Bolden is the senior editor of the infamous Bossip.com. When sheÃ¢ÂÂs not blogging, you may find her serving trending Bossip headlines on the air for iHeartRadioÃ¢ÂÂs WCGI in Chicago, IL. Photo Credit: Getty Images
JasFly is a reality star, VH1Ã¢ÂÂs Gossip Game, and she also freelances for websites like Vib.com. Follow her on Twitter/IG, Jasfly to see whatÃ¢ÂÂs going on in the world of music.
Mecca Moore is the owner and founder of, PYNK Magazine a digital magazine. Fun Fact, our very own Angela Yee was one of the first women to grace a Pynk magazine cover. Photo Credit: Getty Images
Natasha Eubanks is the woman behind the popular celebrity and gossip blog, TheYBF which launched in 2005. SheÃ¢ÂÂs one of the first bloggers to profit in more than $1 million dollars in profits! Keep your eyes on this woman as she has many other projects on the rise. Photo Credit: YouTube
Rhonesha Byng is multi-media journalist, contributing writer for The Huffington Post, and the founder of Her Agenda. Her Agenda has been featured by Forbes Ã¢ÂÂBest 100 Website For WomenÃ¢ÂÂ in 2013.
Tola Lawal works in the brand/marketing department of BET by day, and serves as the founder of SixOne7Creative, marking and branding firm, at night. TolaÃ¢ÂÂs a young woman who takes life by the horns keeping up with current trends and music artists.
Valerie Lora is an internet personality and radio host that you can see on YouTube (Jump Off TV) and hear on satellite radio (Sirus XM). Photo Credit: YouTube.
Vanessa Satten is the Editor-In-Chief of XXL and has been the woman in charge for decade and a half. Vanessa understands the culture and voice of hip-hop and has done her part to keep XXL alive in print and on the web for over 15 years. Photo Credit: BET
Tracy G. started as a staff writer for VIBE magazine and now serves as the co-host on Sway In The Morning over at Sirius XM. TracyÃ¢ÂÂs also the founder of WWMD, What Would A Man Do?, a web-series that explores the mind of a man through funny and enlightening discussion and skits.
Gia Peppers is a 23-year-old on-air personality and entertainment journalist. Originally from the Washington DC area, the newest Enstars.com Original Reporter moved to New York to pursue her career shortly after her 2012 graduation. Now, along with contributing to outlets like The Grio, Vibe Vixen, MusicXclusives and Juicy Magazine, the budding media phenom is often on the red carpet covering exclusive events in NYC to get the latest from the biggest names in the business.