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“A Seat At The Table” was a Celebration of Black Media and a culture-filled afterparty for the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. Hosted by Byron Allen’s Media Company TheGrio, this event sought to honor the contributions of often forgotten black media professionals in the political space, specifically honoring 25-year veteran white house correspondent April Ryan.
In just 30 days our team was thrust into the event planning fire, tasked with the management and logistical coordination of this historical event. Our duties included: