Over 25 plus years of experience in public relations and marketing for the entertainment industry. Worked on Capitol Hill for Congressman Harold Ford, several assignments with two NBA teams: (Memphis Grizzlies & Philadelphia 76ers). Two NFL teams: San Diego (Los Angeles) Chargers and Washington Redskins. Proud Navy veteran. Created ad campaigns for television, radio, cable and print.
Produced two fashion shows for MidSouth fashion week in Memphis featuring celebrity designers and fashion seminars, celebrity cruise ships (Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage), Essence Music Festival and Tom Joyner's Family Reunion. Guest speaker at FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandise) in San Diego, Ca., for two plus years, and was a member of Fashion Group International.
Worked with several designers (Korto Momolu, Qristyl Frazier, Gordana Gehlhausen) from various reality television shows such as: Project Runway (Bravo), Project Runway All-Stars (Lifetime), The Fashion Show and All On The Line via the Sundance Channel; where I was also featured. Assisted client's efforts to get designs in various Lane Bryant department stores across the country and online.
Some of the designers represented by Lauderdale Media have been featured in the following television, magazines, retail stores or museums: WWD, Forbes, NY Magazine, Forbes Women, Y&R, Dillard's, Lane Bryant, the Smithsonian, Museum of African Art in NYC, Wendy Williams, Monique Show, BET, Black Enterprise Magazine, Essence, NY Magazine, CNN International, BBC, Soap Opera Digest, USA Today, the Africa Channel, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Tom Joyner Show, Today’s Black Women, Centric, Elle Magazine, and Black America Web ……..just to name a few!