Last night, the 8th Annual Toast to Urban Entertainment Executives Honoring Women returned with a new round of incredible women making strides in the urban entertainment and media atmosphere. This event acknowledges the contributions made to Urban Entertainment by outstanding industry executives in television, film, news, multimedia, music, and more in honor of Women’s History Month. Lynn Allen Jeter & Associates, partnered with sponsors Urban Network Digital, Amalgamation Magazine, Wilson & Associates, and Bleu Magazine, will honor six women on March 25, 2015 at H.O.M.E in Beverly Hills, CA from 7PM to 11PM.
This year, the event celebrated TV Producer of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” Mona Scott-Young, Creator and Owner of entertainment blog theJasmineBrand.com Jasmine Brand (*raises hand*),
BET Vice President of Talent Casting Robi Reed, Associate Director of ASCAP Mir Harris, Founder of ICON MANN Tamara Houston, and Founder of Black Don’t Crack Debra Hubbard.
News anchor and radio personality Josefa Salinas was MC of the Toast. Other celebrity guests included Nicci Gilbert, Sonja Norwood (mother/manager of Brandy and Ray J), Ray J and girlfriend Princess Love, Tiffney Cambridge, Bresha Webb, Aleesha Renee, Nina Parker, Antonique Smith and others.
In the past, the Toast to Urban Entertainment Executives have honored women such as Casting Director Twinkie Byrd, CEO of Norwood & Norwood and Talent Manager of Brandy and Ray J Sonja Norwood, Vice President of Publicity at Interscope Geffen A&M Records Yvette Gayle, KJLH Radio Personality Tammi Mac, 94.7 The Wave Radio Personality Pat Prescott, and Gold Medal Olympian and WNBA Champion Pamela McGee.
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