Sheryl Huggins Salomon, principal of Media Adept, is a seasoned media professional who loves to engage audiences with informative and compelling content. An expert in the digital realm, she also creates and directs programming through traditional media and events.
Her experience includes creating, developing and managing content and teams, in the areas of news, business, politics, education, health, lifestyle, ethnic interest, social media and women’s interest.
Time Inc., The Washington Post Company, AOL, Dow Jones and iONE Digital are among the media companies to which she has lent her talents as a journalist, content creator and leader.
Having held managing editor/editorial director positions at The Washington Post Company, AOL, and iONE Digital, she has extensive experience guiding and promoting online coverage of breaking news and politics over 3 presidential election cycles, including the management of White House correspondents. She was a co-developer of Season 1 of The Root 100 TV series on Aspire and Season 1 of The Root Live webcast.
Events she has programmed over the years include, but are not limited to: The Deadline Club’s “Outsmarting Fake News and Alt-Facts” panel in March 2017; The Root’s Young, Fabulous and Female Series from 2010-2012, and in 2016 (Los Angeles; Atlanta; New York; Philadelphia; Washington, DC); The Root/WURD’s Our Power, Our Promise panel luncheon with lawmakers, media and civil rights leaders coinciding with the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia; Davenport University’s 2014 Teach-Off for its College of Urban Education; and the Nia Enterprises Leadership Summit Series (2002-2005).
Other events for which Sheryl has provided communications and content support include the State of HIV in Black America 2016, The Root 100 Ball (2011-2013) and the 1997 Fortune 500 CEO and CIO Forums.
Sheryl served on the National Archives Committee of The Links, Inc. and acted as an adviser for the Pulitzer Prize Board’s Campfires Initiative.
She was co-editor of The Nia Guide series of self-help books about career success, work-life balance, and healthy living, available at Agate Publishing.
Sheryl’s detailed resume is on LinkedIn.
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