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Syreta J. Oglesby, Brittney Carter McKinnon, and Jason Hardy Named Among the Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch

Left to right: Syreta J. Oglesby, Jason Hardy, Brittney Carter McKinnon — Photo Credit: Courtesy of Audacious Publicity and Management Group

*(Washington, D.C.) – Contributor and global media and communications strategist Gwendolyn Quinn and Antonice Jackson, President of the National Black Public Relations Society’s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BPRS-DC) continue to shine the spotlight on “The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch.”

This week’s profiles include a new generation of public relations and communications leaders featuring Syreta J. Oglesby of SJO Public Relations; Brittney Carter McKinnon of B. Carter Solutions, LLC; and Jason Hardy of The J. Hardy Agency. The series acknowledge and celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of young African American communications professionals in the world of public relations from a wide range of industries.

To date, “The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch” have highlighted Antonice Jackson of Audacious Publicity and Management Group, Kristal Howard of Kroger’s, Alex R. Hill II of Humble Hill Public Relations Firm, Imani Pope-Johns of Influplexity, Candice Nicole of Candice Nicole Public Relations, and Alonda Thomas of TV One; Raven Robinson of PR2Politics; and Pierre Candidate of Duke Energy.

Others set to be profiled in the series include Vaughn Alvarez of CR8 Agency; Megan Alston and Nia Rice of Serene Management; Alexia Baillow of Ketchum Public Relations; Marc Banks of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated; Jenna Boyer of Marriott International; Ciara Brooks of Brooks PR Solutions; Brittni L. Brown of The Bee Agency; Allissa Cummings of the NFL Players Association; Narcisse James of Coffee x Hustle; Ashley Johnson of ANJPR Consulting, LLC; Ashley Simms of FleishmanHillard; Dreena Whitfield of WhitPR; and Kevin Williams of 4.0 Public Relations & Marketing. The series can be accessed via Quinn’s HuffPost Contributor’s platform.

“The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch” series will conclude on Monday, December 18th. “Its been great featuring some of the best and brightest in the world of public relations,” says Quinn. “Syreta J. Oglesby, Brittney Carter McKinnon, and Jason Hardy are part of the new generation that will carry on the tradition of great African American publicists. I’ve also enjoyed working with Antonice Jackson. We, along with a few publicists are looking forward to next year’s series, now scheduled for September 2018.”

To access “The Top 25 African American PR Millennials of 2017,” please visit:

Antonice Jackson
Audacious Publicity and Management Group
[email protected]


Gwendolyn Quinn
Gwendolyn Quinn is an award-winning media consultant with a career spanning over 25 years. She is the founder and creator of the African American Public Relations Collective (AAPRC) and the Global Communicator. Her weekly columns, “Inside Broadway,” “The Living Legends Series,” and “My Person of the Week” are published with She is also a contributor to, BE Pulse (via and the Huffington Post. Quinn is also a contributor to "Souls Revealed" and "Handle Your Entertainment Business." She is the curator of The Living Legends Foundation’s “The State of Black Music and Beyond” essay series published on the Huffington Post. Contact her at [email protected]



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