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The VJMedia Women of Impact Dinner here in Miami was created five years ago with the sole intention of bringing together women across the media spectrum who seldom meet and connect. I wanted the event to serve as the collision point for women here in South Florida making noise in the social space, in philanthropy and community who are truly impacting the change they want...

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And it’s a wrap! The fifth annual VJMedia Mixology is in the bag and we showed out for Miami this time around! First off, let me say thank you to each and everyone who attended this year’s soiree. When I created this concept event in 2012, it was with the single goal of connecting the incredible brands that I work with Miami’s most influential entrepreneurs...

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Ford Trends 2016: Innovation, Andra Day and B&O Play lead the way.

September 2016 will mark the third anniversary of me attending the popular Ford Trends summit. From Detroit to San Francisco, each time I’m invited to be apart a collective of influencers who have a front row seat as Ford debuts their latest trends for the upcoming season. Each time, I walk away awe-inspired by the attention to detail that Ford puts in the overall experience....

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Lincoln Motor Company turns up the heat with two new vehicles in Miami!

Have you noticed lately that every time you turn on the television Matthew Mcconaughey seems to be popping up in one of those fabulous Lincoln commercials? Well it’s no secret that the luxury car brand has been on a mission to revitalize their image with a brand-new campaign and an entire new fleet of luxurious high-end vehicles to match! With the recent rollout, the Lincoln Motor...

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When you think about your favorite song of the moment, do you ever think about how it’s actually made? Ever wonder how the fusion of instruments is layered with the perfect composition paired with epic vocals that bring songs to life? I was also curious about what the process was behind some my favorites like Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry” or Lauryn Hill’s “Ex-Factor”...

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JetBlue just made sun, fun and rum in Barbados easier to enjoy!

I’ve heard a lot of people say that when you visit one Caribbean island you’ve seen them all. Well I’ll be the first to tell you that that theory is way off and couldn’t be further from the truth! After exploring the Caribbean for years, I still find each location to be fascinating, unspoiled and largely undiscovered (Like my recent visit to Kingston, Jamaica). As a girl...

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Back at it again for my second round of #ThePlaybyPlay with Vanessa James. This time, I took the top down on the new 2016 Chevrolet Corvette StingRay Convertible and enjoyed the ride. Surprisingly, aside from the wild hair, this car was more manageable than I thought it would be. She drove like a dream and compared to other cars in the category where you tend...

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Turning Ideas into Reality; my Keynote Speech with Microsoft and DELL.

Last week was such an incredible career moment for me. I’ve spoken to thousands before during my radio years about pop-culture, and this opportunity to speak to an intimate crowd of fifty small business owners was just as sweet.  I was invited by Microsoft and DELL to serve as their Keynote Speaker for their BizSpark event to kick off Entrepreneur’s Week in Miami. With the...

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Win a Stack of Mantrabands!

Hey guys! I’ve partnered with one of my favorite brands Mantra Bands, a California based company focused on sharing positivity and good vibes with the world in a very fashionable way! After working with them for over three years now, I realize that we have something special. We’ve created a movement for women and men to be and stay inspired! I love gifting these little...

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They call me, ‘the brand magnet’. Here’s why!

Vanessa, how do you work with such awesome brands like Cadillac, DELL, Monster Products and IHeartMedia? Vanessa how long does it take to connect with a brand and actually spur up conversation and then business? Vanessa, when you work with a brand, are you exclusive to them or can you still work with others in the same category?  These are just some of the repeat...

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