News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 5, 2012: Hard Beat CEO, Felicia Persaud, is part of the new documentary on the Caribbean Tourism Organization.
The CTO documentary highlights the importance of tourism and the role the Barbados-based organization plays in the industry. This documentary features some of the most influential people in Caribbean and international tourism, from both public and private sector. It is a “Must See” and is available on CTO TV, CTO’s YouTube channel.
Persaud is featured in her role as former chair of the CTO’s Diaspora Committee in New York.
View at your convenience here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX-_0iOjgN0&feature=plcp
Persaud is an award-winning, Caribbean-born journalist, columnist and activist who founded digital media solutions company, Hard Beat Communications, Inc., in 2004.
She currently serves as the CEO of the company, which is a pioneer in digital media publishing in the Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora region via News Americas Now.dot com, formerly CaribWorldNews. Hard Beat, a PR and AD agency that has worked with many top Caribbean brands, also Felicia’s brainchild, CaribPR Wire, the only newswire of the Caribbean and part of the PR Newswire, and Invest Caribbean Now, an annual investment forum.
Felicia is also currently an immigration columnist for the 100-year-old New York Amsterdam News paper; a weekly panelist on WLIB radio in New York and the Uhuru Radio Network in Central Florida and sits on the board of the Bowling Green Association.
She is also a former radio host of WWRL 1600 AM; former contributor to the New York Daily News’ “Caribbeat In Focus,” and a print journalist and editor of many Caribbean and African American publications; a television news reader on the Caribbean International Network; a former chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Diaspora Committee of NY; founder of CARIB ID, a lobbying group that secured a bill in the U.S. Congress and Senate to call for Caribbean nationals to have their own category on U.S. Census forms and of the Committee to Celebrate Guyana.