Kenneth R. Reynolds has a varied range of experience in the entertainment industry. Kenneth’s PR company, PUBLIC RELATIONS+, has been responsible for creating and implementing media awareness for a variety of artists ranging from music icons Roy Ayers and Taj Mahal to NBA superstar Chris Webber; The Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund, The Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association and The United Negro College Fund. Kenneth’s television credits include The Jackson Family Honors, The 28th Annual Image Awards, The National Medical Association 50 Year Celebration, Celebrate The Dance, The Beat is Back, The David Frost Show, and two PBS specials. Reynolds has handled the publicity aspects of the careers of such Pop/R&B mega stars as Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Herbie Hancock, The Jacksons, Stephanie Mills, Cheryl Lynn, Donna Summer, and Kool and The Gang. Kenneth was also responsible for creating the initial marketing plan that launched the career of pop diva Whitney Houston.
Kenneth R. Reynolds, Cassandra Butcher, Roslyn Bibby-Madison and Rita Cooper Lee Receive Honors
LOS ANGELES – Mar. 13, 2015 – The Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles (BPRS-LA), in conjunction with CBS Entertainment Diversity, celebrated four senior communications executives who have made significant contributions to the PR industry at the 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards.
The event was held on March 12, 2015 at CBS Studios Center in Studio City, Calif.
Honorees included Kenneth R. Reynolds, president/CEO of boutique agency Public Relations+; Roslyn Bibby-Madison, vice president of media relations for FX Networks; Cassandra Butcher, vice president of national publicity for Fox Searchlight Pictures; and Rita Cooper Lee, senior vice president of communications for WGN America and Tribune Studios. The ceremony included celebrity presenters actor Rocky Carroll and filmmaker John Singleton, and invited guests.
Our honorees each have exemplified professional excellence throughout their careers and we are proud to salute them,” said Shawn Turner, president of BPRS-LA. “They are a showcase of dynamic communications talent and we look to them as shining examples as we seek to foster greater diversity and advance others in the profession.”
Named for the late African-American public relations pioneer and co-founder of the National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS), the Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards recognize career achievements of professionals who continue her legacy through their tireless work and dedication to shaping a positive narrative for the global brands and clients they represent.
For information on the Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles, visit www.bprsla.org
About Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles
Since its founding in 1987, National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS) has served as an advocate for African-American professionals in public relations, corporate communications, investor relations, government affairs, community relations, digital communications, and related fields. BPRS-LA focuses on professional development and connecting PR professionals throughout Southern California. We promote diversity of thought and talent, while providing support and education to help today’s professionals stay competitive in an ever-changing communications industry. For more information, visit www.bprsla.org, or connect with us at www.facebook.com/BPRSLosAngeles or www.twitter.com/BPRSLA
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