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Madinah James

Madinah James

International Media Production Professional: Writer, Correspondent, TV/Film Producer, Author

Media Connoisseur

Hi there! I have over 15 years of experience working in television, media & public relations, producing at networks such as CNN & MSNBC as well as writing for various publications & event coordinating for various projects. Outside of TV production, I have extensive writing & event planning experience. I love...




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 with correspondents, Line and Senior Producers and guests
· Coordinated with Segment, Line and Senior Producers to produce video footage for air.
· Worked with editors to get video cut for on air quality

The Learning Annex

Booker/Writer/Expo Coordinator

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 country and Canada.
Key Achievements:
· Booked celebrities for core business classes in New York and Los Angeles
· Wrote content for magazine and website
· Wrote copy for PBS special with Donald Trump
· Wrote and reviewed copy for real estate and wealth expo show guides
· Maintained correspondence for over 30 speakers
· Traveled across the country and Canada with expos
· Liaison for vice president and speakers during expos


Production Coordinator

Moneyline Package Coordinator
Responsibilities included extracting video footage for field reporting segments of Moneyline with Lou Dobbs.
Key Achievements:
· Coordinated with field reporters and producers regarding video content and story idea synchrony
· Fed show elements to affiliates and international bureaus

Barclays Capital

Public Relations/Media Coordinator

Liaison between the public and Barclays Capital Worldwide, a major global financial services provider with divisions in Corporate and Investment Banking and Wealth Management and Retail and Business Banking. Coordinated media correspondence, events, teleconferences, and meetings between Barclays Capital locations in the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.

University of Maryland College Park

Journalism and Mass Communications, Journalism with a minor in American Studies

I started out at the University of Maryland CP as a business major, as I have always had an entrepreneurial spirit. I took a journalism/mass communications class as an elective during my second semester and knew that was where my passion was. Ultimately, I decided to combine my business/entrepreneurial skills with my creative journalism skills to make an impact in the world!

Mercedes-Benz USA

European Delivery Coordinator

Responsible for coordinating and booking travel arrangements for national and international Mercedes-Benz customers and dealerships who are participating in the specialized European Delivery Program. Individuals partake in making travel plans to tour Europe while picking up their vehicles from the Mercedes-Benz/Daimler AG global corporate headquarters and delivery center located in Sindelfingen, Germany. Participants in the European Delivery Program are offered the opportunity to experience driving their vehicle throughout Europe prior to their vehicle being shipped back to the United States.

Key Achievements: Organize and schedule Mercedes-Benz tour itineraries for clients and dealerships as well as preparing their travel arrangements with contracted hotels that are included in the MB European Delivery Program from various countries such as Germany, Italy, France, Austria, London, Madrid, Switzerland and The Netherlands.

a. Liaise with the European Delivery Department and various dealerships across the country and internationally to ensure that the vehicles of clients participating in the program meet international regulatory driving standards.

b. Collaborate with various European transportation services to ensure proper vehicle pick up and drop off proceedings with Mercedes-Benz ports of entry in Baltimore, MD, Brunswick, GA and Los Angeles, CA and to the Mercedes-Benz Vehicle Preparation Centers via the Return Shipment department which handles the brokerage and clearance of vehicles through United States customs.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Independent Contractor

Experience doing freelance media coverage for a variety of fashion shows and designer collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.