Atlanta-based media company Empower Media Group (EMG) announced the 2021 Black Media Honors™️ – the annual awards show that honors broadcasting, public relations, media, mass communication and 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 Saturday, August 21, through Sunday, August 22, in Atlanta. The official awards weekend is taking place at Twelve Midtown Conference Center.
This year’s honorees for the 2021 Black Media Honors™️ include Karen Civil (Live Civil), Pastor Dr. Jamal Bryant (New Birth Missionary Church), Kimberly Chapman (Sheen Magazine Editor-at-Large), Jeff Johnson (BET, Rickey Smiley Morning Show, NAACP), Randy Fling (Rolling Out), Dr. Rashad Richey (Political Analyst for CBS46, MSNBC, PeachtreeTV, V-103, Rolling Out), Michelle Rice (General Manager Urban One & TV One), Morgan Debaun (Blavity), Nadia C. Fischer (Publicist and activist) and The Georgia Entertainment Caucus. There will also be dynamic performances by Stellar Award-Winning Gospel Singer Y’anna Crawley, Tasha Page-Lockhart (Sunday’s Best) and Ignatious Carmouche (The Voice Season 13).
“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, Sheen Magazine and more. Confirmed Media Partners are Fox5, AspireTV, Sheen Magazine, TV One and a host of celebrity photographers and bloggers.