Atlanta-based media company Empower Media Group (EMG) announced the 2021 Black Media Honors™️ – the annual awards that honors broadcasting, public relations, media, mass communication, journalism icons who have influenced and made significant contributions to the media industry.
Hosted by Actress Brely Evans and Pastor Anthony Murray, the awards weekend is set to begin August 21, 2021, through Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Atlanta, GA. The official awards weekend is taking place at Twelve Midtown Conference Center in Atlanta, GA and will now be filmed for post airing on FOX SOUL TV (TBA).
FOX SOUL is a free streaming platform serving unapologetically black, consumable entertainment that shares your voice, your truth, and your stories 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The FOX SOUL network provides a platform and programming that speaks directly to the community where they can be seen and heard, yet enjoyed by everyone. It is the first online streaming service launched by Fox Corporation.
Some of this year’s confirmed for the 2021 Black Media Honors™️ include Pastor Dr. Jamal Bryant (New Birth Missionary Church), Media Mogul Karen Civil, Kimberly Chapman (Sheen Magazine Editor-at-Large)), Jeff Johnson (BET, Rickey Smiley Morning Show, NAACP), Dr. Rashad Richey (Political Analyst for CBS46, MSNBC, PeachtreeTV, V-103, Rolling Out), James DuBose (FoxSoulTV Head of Programming), Michelle Rice (General Manager Urban One & TV One), Melissa Ingram (AspireTV), Stellar Award Winning Gospel Singer Yanna Crawley, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Dayvsnn (Levelle Davison) of NBC Season 14 The Voice, Special Guest Mali Music, Grammy Award-Winning Anthony Hamilton, Former NBA Star Lamar Odom, Karlie Redd, Darlene McCoy, Kenny Burns, Stellar Award Winning Gospel Artist Christina Bell and Willie Moore Jr. more.
“The vision of the Black Media Honors is to recognize the trailblazers in African American Media and other American minorities who have paved the way for the broadcasting, public relations, media, mass communication, journalism professionals of today. Many of these creators have never received their much-deserved recognition,” said Stephanie Davis, Founder of Black Media Honors™️ and CEO of Empower Media Group.
Some of this year’s sponsors include Prima Atlanta, Bomade Vodka, Billboard Buzzing, B Taylor and Associates, The Collective Shine, and more.
Media partners include SwagHer Magazine, AspireTV, Sheen Magazine, FOX SOUL and more.