HOMESTATS | PUBLICATIONS | REGISTER | ADVERTISE | ARCHIVE | ABOUT US | CONTACT US



 Search the Archives of Target Market News
____________________________________

NOW FOLLOW US ON

 
Get Target Market News alerts and stay connected to others in the marketing, media, research and public relations industries

Target Market News covers
Chicago"s black businesses


Target Market News has introduced Black Business Chicago, a new monthly which will spotlight news and features on Chicago"s African-American businesses, corporate executives and local economic issues. The publication will also be supplemented by a Web site, blackbusinesschicago.com, that will provide updated coverage of relevant business news on a daily and weekly basis between issues of the monthly print publication. Click for more ____________________________________

Buying Power report: Blacks spend as economy grows
New 16th edition shows $507 bil in spending



The finding comes from the 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America" report. In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product and services categories. ...

Story continued...

______________________

STAY IN-THE-KNOW!
Are you getting the latest industry news when it happens via e-mail
?

 

Click here for free daily delivery of the Target Market News Bulletin
You"ll receive news of breaking stories, exclusives, updates and headlines on the latest developments in African American marketing and media























































































 

Carol Watson named president of Advertising Women of New York

(June 11, 2012) Advertising Women of New York (AWNY), the leading association for women in the advertising, marketing, media, digital, promotion and public relations industries, has announced that Carol Watson, president of Tangerine-Watson, is the association's 55th president.

The appointment comes as AWNY gears up for its 100th year celebration, slated for October 4. "It's a pivotal time in AWNY's evolution," Watson said, adding that she looks forward to building on the momentum established by the organization's outgoing president, Karen List.

Watson, who most recently was AWNY's Vice President, is credited with creating the organization's "Changing the Game" awards, which honor innovative and entrepreneurial risk takers. She also recently led the committee's "2012 x 2012" membership drive initiative.

Watson is the founder of Tangerine-Watson, a national executive search consultancy specializing in sourcing and retaining African American, Hispanic and Asian advertising/marketing talent, in 2006. She began her career at Bates advertising agency, and later worked at Essence Magazine, The New York Times, and also served as publisher of Vibe magazine.

Along with Watson's appointment, four new members were named to the AWNY board of directors: Sarah Kim Baehr, SVP, Digital Director, Carat; Carryl Pierre -- Drews, VP, Strategic Marketing -- USA Network, Cloo and UniHD, NBC Universal; Jill Montaigne, President, Original Spark; and Sheri Reagan, VP, Business Affairs, Global Marketing Partnerships, American Express.

The new, 18-member board was installed at a leadership luncheon, sponsored by Facebook, which was held at the New York Hilton last week.

Key goals for AWNY moving forward include growing membership, expanding and developing programs beyond events, as well as establishing chapters outside of New York. AWNY currently has 1,700 members.

The following members will continue to serve on the AWNY board:

Melissa Goidel, VP Sales, Brand.net -- Vice President
Amy Wilkins, SVP, Publisher, Martha Stewart Weddings -- Vice President
Cyndi April, SVP, Group Account Director, TargetCast tcm -- Treasurer
Carey Witmer, EVP, President, Meredith Parents Network -- Assistant Treasurer
Diana Bald, SVP, Director of Marketing, ID Media -- Recording Secretary
Sheila Buckley, Global Chief Revenue Officer, Vibrant Media -- Corresponding Secretary

Directors:
Allison Arden, VP, Publisher, Advertising Age
Christa Babcock, Senior Global Marketing Manager, Zinio
Rachel Honig, COO, G.S. Schwartz & Co.
Joan Sheridan LaBarge, VP, Group Publisher, Working Mother Media
Rosemarie Ryan, CEO/Co -- Founder, Co:Collective
Liz Schroeder, Executive Director, AWNY
About Advertising Women of New York (AWNY)

AWNY, founded in 1912 as the first women's association in the communications industry, today boasts a membership of more than 1,700 dynamic and influential women and men representing the advertising, marketing, media, digital, promotion and public relations fields. Its mission is to provide a forum for personal and professional growth, to serve as a catalyst for the advancement of women in the communications field and to promote and support philanthropic endeavors through the AWNY Foundation. For further information, visit http://www.awny.org.
 


Go to Target Market News homepage


RECENT STORIES
Ford sets new record in supplier diversity with 34% increase

Wells Fargo names Yvette Hollingsworth chief compliance officer

Black TV Ratings for Week of May 21 - 27 NBA Playoffs keep ABC the week"s No.1 network with Black households

Arsenio Hall looking at return to late-night lineup next year

Funeral services announced for Barbara Graves, matriarch of Black Enterprise family

Nielsen names Crystal Barnes vice president of industry relations

Muse agency criticizes ad industry on diversity in spot during "The Pitch"

Barbara Graves, wife of Black Enterprise founder Earl Graves Sr., dies

Hazel Trice Edney elected president of Capital Press Club

Afro-Brazilian.com marks first year of targeting Black consumers with promotions

Black Cable TV Ratings for Week of May 14 - 20 Audiences way down for NBA Playoffs" second round without Chicago  Bulls

Click here for more recent news stories and our news archive

Return to top of page

 























































































 

 ONLY 6 MORE DAYS TO SAVE $100!.



____________________





 


TARGET MARKET NEWS
228 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, Il 60604
312-408-1881
Copyright (c) 2012 All rights reserved

info@targetmarketnews.com              Supplier Services