AWARD WINNING EXPERTISE
GIRL SCOUT INNOVATION AWARD- SEPTEMBER 2016
I won the Girl Scout Innovation Award for my strategy to disrupt the existing Girl Scout model to create the 21st century Girl Scout. Within this solution, I also pointed out how the Girl Scouts can solve problems outside of the organization as it pertains to the shortage of women in tech.
KANSAS MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR- SERVICE INDUSTRY FIRM- OCTOBER 2016
Because of the outstanding work my company has done in the state of Kansas and the newsworthy work we have done outside of the state, we were nominated, and won the Kansas Minority Owned Business of the Year- Service Industry Firm Award via the Kansas Department of Commerce. Not only is this award recognized at the state level, it is also recognized at the national level via the Department of Commerce.
On-Air Network TV/HuffPostLive Social Media Commentator
What is a social media commentator? As social media commentator appears on TV shows, web shows, and special events and interacts with hosts by stating their opinion, asking interview questions for celebrities, and sharing the experience across social media outlets. A social media commentator also helps the hosts, TV networks, and companies that they work with to develop new and interesting content and ideas. Whether you are a brand, or an anchor I can assist you with new and fresh ideas, and make helpful contributions to your broadcast.
Good Day LA with Fox 11 LA Anchor, Maria Quiban Weekly (Mondays and Friday Most Weeks)
CBS News 3 Madison, WI with Michelle Li (Monday-Friday) Watch Here
4Forum with NBC 4 News Anchor now Mornings on Fox 11 with anchor Melissa Carlson. Weekly (M-F)
Celebrity interview moments on Good Day LA and HuffPostLive
HuffPostLive: Web Show Commentator: Assists With Celeb Interviews, Topic of the Day, Trending Stories, and More
Freelance and Brand Journalist
Portfolio Statistics via Skyword:
*Based on partial count of Articles Written Since 2013, click image to view portfolio on Skyword*
*click to read the rest of the article on Yahoo! via the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. When the decision was made to layoff the entire freelance writing staff, the entire site was re-done and all of our work was wiped from the site with the makeover*
As Seen and Featured On
She Knows/BlogHer: Ebay Feature: http://www.ebay.com/gds/How-to-Make-Dressing-in-Fall-Colors-Vibrant-and-Fun-/10000000204211668/g.html
Teen Vogue: http://fashionclick.tid.al/user/kia-mcclain I am featured as a Teen Vogue Favorite Personal Style Blogger
Lucky Magazine (Currently Out of Commission): http://contributors.luckymag.com/post/five-tips-on-how-to-look-fabulous-when-you-do-not-have-curves
Kansas Museum of History/Kansas Historical Society: Working on museum exhibit with Kansas Historical Society based around my accomplishments in technology and close involvement with historical events such as NASA sending humans to Mars and Bennu Asteroid.