Episode 4: From USA Today to Growing a Media Empire with Ashley Williams


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In this Episode I interview Minority Trailblazer, Ashley M. Williams where we discuss:

  • How to get a job in a industry when you have ZERO leads
  • How and why she started Rizzarr Media
  • Three ways to break into the PR industry as an Minority

Who Should Listen:

  1. If you are trying to find out how to get into PR Industry
  2. If you are  juggling a full time job and growing a business
  3. If you are afraid to start your own business
  4. If you love positive conversations

Information About Ashley:

Ashley M. Williams is the founder and CEO of RIZZARR. She has a background in journalism. Ashley worked as a Multimedia Journalist for USA TODAY Network’s Nation Now where she hosted and produced a show for the network called Long Story, Short. Prior to working at USA TODAY, Ashley worked at WBAL Radio and NBC News. Before joining NBC News, Ashley worked in South Africa as a digital reporter and producer for Cue Television as well as a print reporter intern for Grocott’s Mail Newspaper. After working in South Africa, she was granted a columnist position with Africa.com. Ashley has received many honors, including the 2011 Student Journalist of the Year Award from the National Association of Black Journalists; the Pat Tobin Scholarship from the Black Journalists Association of Southern California; a Hearst Journalism Award Nomination. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California, earning a B.A. in broadcast and digital journalism as well as minors in international relations and Spanish. She is spokesperson for the National Eating Disorders Association and a member of the National Association of Professional Women.

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More information on Rizzarr

Recommended Book

The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau


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