CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 26, 2012: CEO of Hard Beat Communications and publisher of News Americas Now, Felicia Persaud, was today featured in the popular International Business Times.
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.