FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Brittany Ireland
April 4, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. ─ Historically black college and university (HBCU)-serving news source HBCU Buzz is pleased to announce a partnership with an outlet whose sole purpose is to educate and empower its audience to become full participants in wealth creation within the global economy. Black Enterprise and HBCU Buzz are uniting to showcase areas of opportunity and expand media coverage for the historically black college and university (HBCU) community.
Since 1970, Black Enterprise has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision makers. Since 2011, HBCU Buzz has provided news, sports, and information pertinent to HBCU students, educators, alums, and career professionals. With issues ranging from politics to fashion, HBCU students report news, cover events, and produce articles from their campus’s perspective. With a diverse and widespread team effort, HBCU Buzz is proud to be the voice of HBCUs. An indelible voice itself, Black Enterprise is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans.
In honor of I Love My HBCU Month, these two minority-serving organizations, Black Enterprise and HBCU Buzz, are proud to announce a content collaboration.
“BLACK ENTERPRISE is elated about its content partnership with HBCU Buzz,” says Derek Dingle, BE’s Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer. “Through our BE Smart initiative, we will align with HBCU Buzz to provide information and tools to better serve our shared constituencies and meet our mandate of equipping a generation of critical thinkers and highly skilled professionals who will fully participate in the 21st century. We look forward to the collaboration and innovation that this partnership will produce, serving as a valuable model for black business and educational institutions.”
Luke Lawal, HBCU Buzz CEO, says this partnership will deliver greater exposure to more opportunities, as well as a heightened celebration of the accomplishments of HBCU students and alumni.
Black Enterprise, your ultimate source to build Wealth for Life, is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. Since 1970, be has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision makers. Every month, black enterprise magazine provides 6 million readers with information on entrepreneurship, careers, and financial management. A multimedia company, be also produces television programming, business and lifestyle events, Web content, and digital media. Visit www.blackenterprise.com for more information
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