HOUSTON, TX – April 23, 2019 – Misty Starks, president and CEO of Misty Blue Media and 3B Resources Group Public Relations, has been elected to the Houston West Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Starks brings 20 years of experience in corporate communications, public relations, and media to the board position. The media expert already has key insights on the Houston West Chamber’s activities, as 3B Resources Group Public Relations served as the PR firm of record for the Chamber for several years.

“I am excited to join the Houston West Chamber’s board of directors, which includes some of the city’s top business leaders and entrepreneurs. I look forward to making significant contributions that support West Houston’s thriving business community and attract new enterprises to the Chamber,” Starks said.

In addition to leading two media companies, Starks’ previous professional experience includes serving as a communications consultant to several corporations including Motiva, Chevron, Insperity and LyondellBasell. Prior to her work in corporate America, she was a producer for the internationally syndicated television program, Judge Alex; a Web producer for Black Entertainment Television (BET), where she created digital content for the network’s flagship shows; and a television news writer and producer at KRIV-TV in Houston and at New York 1 News in New York City among other roles. Her written work has appeared in various publications in print and online including EssenceEbony, and The Huffington Post, as well as in national commercials for television and radio. She is also a contributor to VisitHouston.com.

Starks is the recipient of various awards for communications excellence including accolades from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the American Marketing Association (AMA). In 2018, she received a Certificate of Recognition from the office of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner for her television program, Business of Diversity, for which she served as executive producer. She was also awarded the inaugural Brilliance Maker Award from WBEA; the Choice Award for service from the Houston Minority Business Development Agency; and the Power 25 Houston Award from Walker’s Legacy, among others. She has been featured and quoted by various media outlets such as American Express Open Forum, Fox News, and the Houston Business Journal.

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Starks has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and a Master of Liberal Arts degree in communications from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.

 

Photo courtesy of mistybluemedia.com

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