Always striving for excellence, Keith Clinkscales’ contributions to the media industry are consistently recognized by most highly revered honors and awards, including two Peabody Awards and Excellence in Journalism Awards.
Honors & Awards
Keith Clinkscales is revered for the impact he has made on the TV and film production industry. His lasting impression as a Media CEO has, in many ways, set the course for the representation of urban culture and Black voices in all forms of media: from magazines to cable TV and online content. Rightfully so, Clinkscales has received a plethora of awards to honor his achievements over the years. He is a two-time Peabody Award Winner, as well as a two-time recipient of the Excellence in Journalism Award from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The innovator has also received a National Magazine Award and ranked among the Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Corporate Leaders (Diversity MBA Magazine) and Top 50 Minorities in Cable (Cableworld Magazine).
At this stage in his career, Keith Clinkscales knows all too well just how important it is to network with his peers. Professional connections can be instrumental in so many ways — even when least expected! That’s why Clinkscales fully embraces the opportunity to actively participate in professional organizations within the TV and film production industry. The media CEO and entrepreneur is a proud member and affiliate of numerous organizations. A natural leader, Clinkscales proudly maintains leadership positions within many of these professional outfits. He is currently affiliated with:
- Producers Guild of America
- Florida A&M University Foundation — Board of Directors
- Howard University’s School of Communications — Board of Visitors
- Apollo Theater Foundation — Board of Trustees (Treasurer)
- PepsiCo — Multicultural Advisory Board
- UrbanWorld Media, Inc. — Advisory Board