KJLH Radio Los Angeles joins WURD Philadelphia, PA and WVON Chicago, IL as an Independent Black Media Consortium – Philly, Chicago and LA – Activates Women Entrepreneurs Contest
KJLH Radio the only African American owned radio station in Los Angeles announced the launch of #LEVELUP: A Celebration of Women Who Got Next. This exciting 3-city contest, celebrating Women’s History Month, will call on young Black women entrepreneurs to share their empowering stories and compete for a Marketing campaign valued at $10,000.00 to help them advance to the next levelup.
#LEVELUP is a joint production of the Independent Black Media Consortium (IBMC), a network of three leading African American owned and operated commercial radio stations in the nation — WURD Radio (Philadelphia), WVON (Chicago) and KJLH (Los Angeles). These stations are joining forces to host a historic interactive and multimedia contest spotlighting Black women owned businesses in Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Chicago.
Through on air and digital platforms, listening audiences in these three markets will be invited to nominate Black women owned businesses in their respective communities. Nomination forms can be submitted through IBMC-member websites, including: KJLH Radio.com, WURDradio.com and WVON.com. One winner from each city will be selected and announced the first week of April. Throughout the week, winners will be featured on each radio station, their bios will be posted on IBMC-member web sites and a podcast will be produced featuring all three winners in conversation with the leadership of WURD, WVON and KJLH – all African American women.
‘During these extremely tumultuous times our businesses have been hit hard and as a Black Owned and Operated Business we understand the true impact of the pandemic and the economic cost perhaps more than most. It is our pleasure to shine light on Black Women owned businesses and the women who build them. Their stories will serve to inspire and empower other women with desires to make Boss Moves”, says Karen E. Slade, Vice President / General Manger KJLH Radio Los Angeles.
More details on #LEVELUP will be available on kjlhradio.com and social media.