Getting Started with Podcasting
Saturday, June 12, 2021
2:30pm - 3:30pm (Central)

Adena J. White, APR

Learn how to get started in podcasting from a public relations professional who developed Blackbelt Voices, a podcast that has been ranked among the Top 100 on Apple Podcasts.

About the Presenter:

Adena J. White, APR, is an accredited public relations professional with more than a decade of experience leading communications efforts for nonprofits.

In 2017, she became the founder and chief storyteller of Blackbelt Media LLC, helping purpose-driven organizations advance progressive social change throughout the South through strategic communication and storytelling. Blackbelt Media launched the Blackbelt Voices podcast to spread and promote the richness of Black Southern culture and tell stories from and about Black folks down South. Since it launched in September 2019, the podcast has been ranked among the Top 100 on Apple Podcasts and has been featured in O, The Oprah Magazine and Vanity Fair.

In 2013, she earned Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) through the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She served on the board of directors for the Arkansas Chapter of PRSA for nine years and was elected president of the 100-member chapter in 2019, making history as the first Black person to hold this office.