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Media Mingle

Washington, District of Columbia

Media Mingle is a minority-owned & operated full-service Public/Media Relations and Marketing consultancy specializing in advertising, event planning and creating media strategies and tailored networking opportunities for members of the media, bloggers and national brands. Media Mingle is experienced in communications and can offer the capabilities and expertise of a corporation but, with the individualized, unique attention only a small boutique can deliver. Media Mingle's speciality is hosting and leading its trademarked Media Mingles -- fun, speed networking sessions where the nervousness and pressure of making contacts is taken away. Media Mingle led a popular mingle session during Blogalicious '10 attended by such brands as GMC, including giveaways from Mattel. Media Mingle is run by LaWanda Amaker and Zerline Hughes. Amaker has experience in the areas of broadcast journalism, public relations, advertising and marketing. Ms. Amaker has worked in many realms of communication, from Hecht’s Corporate, AOL, to Encore Marketing International and the national PTA. Zerline Hughes has worked in the communications arena as a journalist and media relations professional. Her work as a staff reporter and freelance writer has appeared in such publications as the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Dance Magazine, and the Baltimore Sun. She has also worked as a PR professional with various organizations and campaigns, including social justice nonprofits like The Sentencing Project and the Justice Policy Institute where she helped produced short documentaries and impact legislation reform.