The team of Cole Media Inc. is comprised of English and Spanish speaking writers, designers, and communications experts with a wealth of experience in marketing and communications.
The team assembled at Cole Media Inc. is led by award winning journalist Sakina Spruell Cole. She is a communications professional specializing in major market print and broadcast. With more than 15 years of communications experience, Ms. Cole has honed her skills in a broad range of media outlets. She has contributed to many publications to include Black Enterprise, Essence, Money and Fortune Small Business. In addition, Ms. Cole is a former reporter/producer for CNBC and CNN. She has a B.A. from Rutgers University and a M.S in Journalism from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where she also completed the Knight Bagehot fellowship in business and economics.
Ms. Cole is constantly increasing her knowledge of the industry and her contacts as she is very active in business communications and journalism organizations such as the Association of Women in Communications, and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), which recently honored Ms. Cole with an award for best business story.
She has been a public relations and event executive for nearly two decades. She has coordinated joint press conferences, photo-ops and press gaggles between presidential cabinet members and heads of state to include the King of Jordan, President of Afghanistan and the Premier of the People’s Republic of China. Her tenacity has afforded her the opportunity to work with three presidential administrations—Clinton, Bush and Obama—on promoting initiatives at the U.S. Commerce Department to increase U.S. exports in foreign markets. Her expertise has taken her around the world to implement communication strategies for U.S. business development missions to Argentina, Brazil, China, France and South Africa.