Vanessa Wakeman Interviews

BronxNet TV Appearance August 21, 2020

Host Daren Jaime sits down with the Founder of the Wakeman Agency, Vanessa Wakeman discussing the Narrative Justice Project (NJP) which is a response discussing the continual misrepresentation and under-representation of people of color in the media.

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Fundraising Voices Podcast: Social Change Non-Profit PR and Communication

Communicating with supporters about social change initiatives takes planning, investment, and careful use of resources. Vanessa Wakeman, futurist, acclaimed speaker and CEO of the Wakeman Agency knows this. She’s helping amplify the voices of mission-driven causes and the people that lead them every day. The host talks with Vanessa about how to organize a communication plan, some of the short and long term strategies needed amidst the health crisis, and success she’s had with virtual events.

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Nonprofit Lowdown Podcast: PR and Thought Leadership for BIPOC with Vanessa Wakeman

Vanessa Wakeman, founder of the Wakeman Agency, discusses PR in the nonprofit sector. Why do we need it and how do we demonstrate an ROI? We also discuss how to elevate the voices of women and folks of color as experts and thought leaders in the field. Vanessa shares a step by step playbook on how to be recognized for your ideas, how to show up as your whole self unapologetically and why she has dedicated herself to elevating the the profile of BIPOC in nonprofit.

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PRWeek Podcast 7.24.2020: Vanessa Wakeman, The Wakeman Agency

In this episode of The PR Week, Vanessa Wakeman, founder and CEO of The Wakeman Agency, discusses how the firm’s shift to permanent remote workforce and shares tips for other companies looking to take concrete action to improve racial equity.

She and PRWeek editors Steve Barrett and Frank Washkuch chat about Weber Shandwick’s first public diversity report, the new Natalie Portman-owned women’s soccer team, Zeno Group winning Hyatt Hotels’ international AOR account and more.

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Vault.com Interview: How COVID-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise

As nonprofit leaders adapt to this seemingly ubiquitous “new normal” and strategize how to raise funds, Vault spoke with Vanessa Wakeman, CEO and Chief Strategist of The Wakeman Agency, about the path forward for nonprofit organizations. Vanessa is a trusted advisor to nonprofits and has been working closely with organizations to assess how to navigate the crisis and identify opportunities to fundraise for a possible future event in this current environment.

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