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Madinah N. James | Elance
Last Sign-in: Mar 31, 2015

Madinah N. James

Writer, TV/Film Producer, Correspondent, Author
   United States

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Madinah started her career in television as a production assistant for “Good Day New York” on WNYW-FOX-5. After building an impressive resume from networks such as FX Cable & Turner Broadcasting, she started working as a production coordinator on the CNN Financial News show, “Moneyline with Lou Dobbs”. During this time, the 9/11 terrorist attacks occurred so it was an extremely busy time in the news industry.

Madinah coordinated with field reporters & producers to obtain footage in line with proper video content & story idea synchrony as...

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This is an article I wrote for The Positive Community Magazine, a faith and community...

Skills (10)

Excellent communication
planning and writing skills
Media Relations
Social Media
Social Media Marketing
Social Networking
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Skills
Media Planning

Service Description

After taking a break from the news world, Madinah cultivated her creativity in other projects through media consulting, event coordinating and booking celebrities and notable real estate speakers on a national and international level, for various organizations, including The Learning Annex.

In addition to her extensive media background, Madinah is a writer for various publications. She is currently blogging for the Huffington Post as well. Madinah is interested in creating media content that impacts the world, helps people and has meaning and purpose behind it.

Attached are some links to a few of Madinah N. James's recent articles and also some links to some of her on-camera work. (see page 20)

Below is a link to on camera reels and some recent media coverage:

Women's Media Center Awards

2014 Women's Media Center Women In Media Awards or

Vivienne Tam Spring Show: Coverage by Madinah James

2014 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Footage

If the link doesn't work, Search You Tube Vivienne Tam Spring Show: Coverage by Madinah James

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The Huffington Post
2014 - Present
Writer for online news magazine, The Huffington Post, covering a variety of national and international topics in arts and culture, health and well being, diversity and much more.
The Positive Community
Writer/Field Correspondent/Producer
2010 - Present
Cover a variety of stories for The Positive Community Magazine, a faith and community based publication located in the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area highlighting good news in the community.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week
Independent Contractor
2004 - Present
Experience doing freelance media coverage for a variety of fashion shows and designer collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Public Relations/Media Coordinator
2008 - 2013
Liaison between the public and Barclay's Capital Worldwide, a major global financial services provider with divisions in Corporate and Investment Banking and Wealth Management and Retail and...
The Learning Annex
Booker/Writer/Expo Coordinator
2007 - 2008
Booker/Writer/Expo Coordinator Spearheaded the recruitment and booking of outside real estate speakers for weekly teleconferences and classes in various Learning Annex schools throughout the...
2003 - 2006
Responsibilities included researching newsworthy segments and producing video for air. Key Achievements: · Wrote copy for various show segments · Coordinated video segments for live on-air shots...
Production Coordinator
2001 - 2003
Moneyline Package Coordinator Responsibilities included extracting video footage for field reporting segments of Moneyline with Lou Dobb. Key Achievements: · Coordinated with field reporters and...
Court TV
Commercial Booker
2000 - 2001
Supported the Advertising Sales Department by booking spots on an internal data based system. Key Achievements: · Compiled statistical based information to create internal and external...
Turner Broadcasting
Administrative Assistant, Entertainment Division
1999 - 2001
Supported the TBS and TNT entertainment teams by developing external copy to be utilized for the networks’ marketing and advertising pitches. Key Achievements: · Prepared and distributed current...
Fox Broadcasting
Traffic Assistant
1998 - 1999
Supported the entire network sales staff in the areas of commercial slot entry in the ENTERPRISE traffic system. Key Achievements: ·Responsible for the placement of all commercials on the FX Cable...
Fox Broadcasting Company
Programming/Viewer Services Trainee
1998 - 1998
Assisted Continuity Coordinator in evaluating commercials and infomercials for quality, content and timing prior to air. Key Achievements: · Acted as liaison between the public and WNYW-FOX 5 ·...


University of Maryland College Park
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