Stories and Strategies

Why are there so few African American males in Public Relations?

November 29, 2020 JGR Communications Season 1 Episode 32
Stories and Strategies
Why are there so few African American males in Public Relations?
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Stories and Strategies
Why are there so few African American males in Public Relations?
Nov 29, 2020 Season 1 Episode 32
JGR Communications


According to 2015 numbers by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, of the total number of men working in public relations and related services and advertising, 5.9 percent are African American. In this episode we speak with a PR Executive who has researched the perceptions, experiences, and possible barriers for African American males to getting into, and leading within, the field of communications.

Guest: Chuck Wallington

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Link to Ken Chenault address to Barron’s Tech Conference https://bit.ly/2HAhl2B 

Show Notes


According to 2015 numbers by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, of the total number of men working in public relations and related services and advertising, 5.9 percent are African American. In this episode we speak with a PR Executive who has researched the perceptions, experiences, and possible barriers for African American males to getting into, and leading within, the field of communications.

Guest: Chuck Wallington

[email protected] 

Link to Ken Chenault address to Barron’s Tech Conference https://bit.ly/2HAhl2B