Atlanta, Georgia: The 2014 Miami Caribbean American Movers and Shakers, announced the official Mistress of Ceremony is Neki Mohan with ABC Miami. Neki Mohan is a veteran anchor and reporter in South Florida who brings experience and energy to everything she does. Born in New York, and raised in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, she connects with the raw energy of the many diverse people in South Florida. Before settling in Miami for the past 10 years with WPLG-TV, Neki worked on award-winning teams in Ohio, Los Angeles, Washington DC and Jackson Mississippi. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a degree in Journalism and politics, Neki credits the education she got on the streets with her ability to talk to just about anyone.
The annual recognition identifies professionals and civic-minded individuals of Caribbean heritage, living in the Tri-County area, who have contributed to the multicultural community. This year’s honorees include: Miami International Airport Project Manager and Architect Mr. Tyrone Browne, Senior Vice President of Research for Telemundo Network Millie Carrasquillo, President of the Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce Eric Knowles, Official DJ of the Miami Heat Ian Grocher (DJ Irie), Superintendent of Broward Public Schools Robert Runcie, Senior Vice President of Seaboard Marine Jose Perez-Jones, Circle House Studios: Abebe Lewis, Journalist and Author Peter Bailey. Young Generation Pioneer of the Year: Jo Mersa Marley; Musician and grandson of the late Bob Marley; Humanitarian of the Year: Angel Aloma Executive Director of Food for the Poor, and our Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees Ms. Gloria Estefan and Mr. Emilio Estefan, Musicians, Entrepreneurs, Hispanic and International legends.
In addition, C.M.N. has partnered with the Florida International University (FIU) Caribbean Student Association, to host an inaugural “I AM” professional business panel. Its mains focus will be the global entertainment business, and how Caribbean Americans have impacted music, film, as well as other public relations fields. The panel discussion will take place on the campus of Florida International University, on October 9, 2014, from 1-4pm.
The Caribbean Media Network, in conjunction with the F.I.U. Caribbean Student Association, which is one of the largest multi-cultural student associations in the nation, will host this memorable networking celebration on Friday, October 10, 2014, 6:00pm-9:00pm, at the exclusive Frost Art Museum, in the heart of Miami Dade County. This year’s event also supports Fort Lauderdale based International Charity Food For The Poor. The Inaugural Red Carpet Arrivals will be hosted by Caribbean American entertainment, lifestyle, and culture specialist, Red Carpet Shelley. For more information on RSVP and celebrity involvement: Please contact Infiniti Global Media at 404-455-2944.