Join Harlem advertising legend, Valerie Graves, as she talks advertising from Harlem to Atlanta, her inspirations, her book Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be and more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.
Valerie Graves, from the projects of Michigan to New York’s upper echelon as a high-powered advertising executive, now living in Harlem. She is Author of her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” in 2016. She is a “legendary” Creative Director, Event producer, recognized expert in all facets of multicultural advertising. Award-winning Creative Director of targeted advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 companies in automotive, fast food, banking, hair care, telecommunications, and other industries. Consultant to 1992 campaign of Bill Clinton. Recognized by ADVERTISING AGE as one of “100 Best and Brightest”. Recipient of 2007 ADCOLOR “Legend” award. Future goals include involvement in a global humanitarian or environmental campaign.
Here’s the conversation:
All on this week’s edition of The Danny Tisdale Show; the Saturday morning radio show hosted by businessman, visual artist and former Harlem Community Board member Danny Tisdale.
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