Gwendolyn Quinn

A global award-winning media strategist and consultant

Gwendolyn Quinn is a global award-winning media strategist and consultant with a career spanning more than 25 years in communications, entertainment and media. Her career has paired her with some of the industry’s brightest stars, including Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Prince, Queen Latifah, and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, among countless others. She is a contributor with “,” “,” “HuffPost,” and “,” among others. Quinn is also a contributor to "Souls Revealed" and "Handle Your Entertainment Business." In March 2017, Quinn was named one of the Most Powerful Women in Hip-Hop, Music, and Entertainment by “” In 2016, Quinn was the recipient of the Virgie Winfield Women of Distinction Award presented by Rev. Clinton Miller of Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Brooklyn, NY. In 2015, she was a recipient of the Media Award by the Living Legends Foundation. During that same year, she was an honoree of the Inspired In Music Series for her career achievements. In 2014, she was a recipient of the International Black Broadcaster Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2014 Stellar Women of Gospel Awards Honoree. In 2013, she was named one of the Top 20 Power Players in “Roots” magazine’s Annual Industry Stellar Gospel Music Awards Edition. During the same year, “” named her one of Black Music Month’s Best 10 African American Moguls Who Work Behind The Music. In 2011, “Black Enterprise” magazine named her one of the Women In Black Music’s Top Women Executives Behind the Scene. She was also named one of the nation’s Top African American Public Relations Agents by the “Atlanta Post” and “” named her one of the Top African-Americans Public Relations Agents in the country. In 2010, Quinn was honored by the Talladega College Alumni Association of Greater New York on behalf of the African American Public Relations Collective. She is the recipient of the National Black Public Relations Society Network Award (2007). She has been honored by then Council Member Yvette D. Clarke (Brooklyn, New York) and the Council of the City of New York (2006) and on Capitol Hill by Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (2004) for her professional work and community service. Quinn is a member of the National Black Public Relations Society's Washington, D.C. Chapter, the Museum of Television and Radio, the Museum of the Moving Image, the National Association of Black Journalists, a juror of the Voice Arts Awards, a voting member of NARAS (the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) and others. Quinn is also the curator of the Living Legends Foundation’s The State of Black Music and Beyond series, "The Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch," and "Black Music 365," published in “HuffPost.”