- ESSENCE received a 2014 nomination from the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) for General Excellence in the Service and Lifestyle category.
- In 2013, ESSENCE received a first place honor from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) for Investigative Reporting, as well as the Luce Award for Public Service Journalism.
- ESSENCE was one of two winners that took top honors in MinOnline’s Integrated Marketing Awards’ “Continuing Events” category for its 2013 Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.
- On the heels of the historic 2013 ESSENCE Festival, which posted record attendance of over 543,000, the event’s 20th anniversary promises an epic celebration of culture and community - featuring iconic performers such as Prince and empowering conversations with influencers including Steve Harvey.
Brand Sales Director:
Vanessa K. De Luca