For Immediate Release
February 24, 2010
Contact Information

Celine Elveus


- Online Session takes place Friday, February 26th -

(BLACK PR WIRE) (February 24, 2010) In recognition of Black History Month and in celebration of their continued partnership, Business Wire and Black PR Wire will launch their 2010 Minority Leadership Series. This series will be used to showcase the best of multicultural services and practices used by business professionals in the country. The series will also provide networking opportunities for small businesses and organizations in the country. 

The inaugural event for the joint partnership is an online webinar entitled “Media & Public Relations Best Practices.” This 90-minute session will provide insights used to attain optimal success in public and media relations practices from the corporate, small business and government’s perspectives. The webinar takes place on Friday, February 26, 2010 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST.
“This is a great event whereby interested persons can listen and learn from a panel of corporate experts on effective tools and resources used to effectively engage your audience,” says Bernadette Morris, president and CEO of Black PR Wire and moderator for the event. “Participants will gain first hand knowledge on the best practices used to create a win-win for their clients and their business.” 

Presenters for the webinar include Racquel White, communications director for The Coca-Cola Company Eurasia and Africa Group; David Rudd, vice president, The Axis Agency; and Althea Harris, Esq., assistant director for marketing and outreach, area 1, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The webinar will be co-presented by Raschanda Hall, global media relations manager with Business Wire.

This inaugural webinar is free and registration is required for all participants. To register and for more details, log on to or and check out the events page! You may also follow along with our conversation or ask our panelists questions by tracking and including the #bwbprw hashtag on Twitter during the webinar. For more information on the Media & Public Relations Best Practices Webinar, please contact Celine Elveus at 1-877-BLACKPR.

About Business Wire
Business Wire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, is the global market leader in commercial news distribution. Thousands of member companies and organizations depend on Business Wire to transmit their full-text news releases, regulatory filings, photos and other multimedia content to journalists, financial professionals, investor services, regulatory authorities and the general public worldwide. Business Wire has the most comprehensive news and disclosure network in the world. Committed to originating hundreds of thousands of news announcements each year, Business Wire makes a dramatic impact on capital and commercial markets around the globe and in virtually every industry sector.

About Black PR Wire
Black PR Wire is a powerful leader in effective news delivery services. With a comprehensive database and listing of over 1500 Black (African American, Caribbean and Haitian) organizations and media, Black PR Wire is incomparable to any news distribution service targeting the Black market. Services of Black PR Wire include blast fax or e-mail press release distribution, audio and video messages, electronic video messages, and electronic newsletters. The company offers its services in both English and Creole.