Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson is the CEO/Publisher of The Hype Magazine (www.thehypemagazine.com) and Raynbow Affair Magazine (www.raynbowaffair.com). Born in Muncie, Indiana, Dr. Wilkerson has showcased her skills as a business professional, certified business coach, marketing consultant, web designer, graphic designer, and songwriter for over two decades.
Jameelah is also President of Marketing/Business Affairs for Palm Tree Entertainment (www.PalmTreeEnt.com), whose artists include Soulja Boy, IHeart Memphis, Buck Nasty, Dawson, Yung Keyz, and more.
Jameelah began The Hype Magazine in 2002 at age 23, but her passion for music and songwriting did not decline in all these years. Her love for songwriting has only grown and resulted in the heartfelt song “You Make Me Feel” written by her.
Over the years, Jameelah expanded her legacy after her mother’s death, concentrating more on the business side to make her mother feel proud of her. Along with the magazine titles, she has also added acquisitions in the streaming television and radio spaces.
Born in the little town of Muncie, Indiana, Jameelah has led her company onto the global stage with her expertise in multiple areas. Not only as a marketing, PR, and graphic design firm but also as a successful lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
About The Hype Magazine
Founded in 2002, The Hype Magazine grew from a one-page newsletter into a major print media outlet, adding retail print outlets in 2013. With only one year on shelves in major retailers in the United States and Germany, Hype captured “Magazine Publication of the Year” honors at the seventh annual SCM Awards in March 2015. Covering “News from Hip-Hop to Hollywood, The Hype Magazine’s diverse content has made it an entertainment industry powerhouse on multiple continents.
As a business leader and top publisher, Jameelah has received the following nods:
Black Only Awards – CEO of The Year 2021, Indie Mega Fest Atlanta – Media Icon Award 2021, MGM Majestic – Maverick Award 2021, 4th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop & Fashion Awards– Female Industry MVP 2021, 5th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop – Industry Executive of The Year 2021, Trailblazer Award 2016 – INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, 6th & 7th Annual SCM Awards – Magazine Publication of The Year 2014-15, Proclamation – City of Atlanta – 2014 and the Skyway Production – Outstanding Mentorship 2015.
Voyage ATL: http://voyageatl.com/interview/exploring-life-business-with-jameelah-wilkerson-of-the-hype-magazine/
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