Keisha Sutton-James is a creative who utilizes media and live events to elevate and engage audiences with topics that are relevant to culturally rich communities and Women.
Keisha spent over a decade in media management at Inner City Broadcasting Corporation. She built the company’s digital platform, with responsibility for interactive strategy, technical infrastructure, staffing, product development and monetization. When Inner City Media, a subsidiary company, filed for bankruptcy, Keisha managed the financial, legal and public relations elements of the bankruptcy process for the company and its subsidiaries.
Keisha has developed content for live events for corporate clients, including BET’s Leading Women Defined, and for various cultural and activist organizations, such as Harlem School of the Arts and the National Action Network (NAN). Keisha chaired NAN’s Annual Convention and 25th Anniversary Celebration, a gathering of over 5,000 people. She oversaw every element of this four-day convention, including programming concurrently running panels for each day, planning for plenary addresses from Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders and members of President Obama’s cabinet, and overseeing all logistics, technical integration, design, print and social media marketing, budgeting and more. Keisha is also conducting preliminary interviews and research for the biography and documentary of her grandfather, the late attorney, politician and businessman Percy Sutton.
Keisha earned a B.A. in International Relations from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She serves on several non-profit boards, including as the Vice-Chair of the Alliance for Women in Media.