Shykeia Spinks is an experienced media and communication professional with a demonstrated history of success in the corporate industry. She spent the past four years planning and executing communication strategies, generating editorial and social media content, copyediting and more through various internships and university programs.
Spinks began her career in Public Relations as a PR Intern for Howard University’s Sports Information Department. Subsequently, she has pursued similar careers, where she quickly discovered her interest in storytelling in regard to education, healthcare, and economic empowerment. Although she has held multiple positions, Spinks is most proud of her role as Account Executive for Howard University’s CapComm course. As AE, she led the development, launch and evaluation of a public affairs campaign on a five-member team.
Shykeia is a native of Hyattsville, Maryland. She recently earned her degree in Strategic, Legal, and Management Communications from Howard University. There, she became a member of the National Communication Association’s Honor Student Society, Lambda Pi Eta’s Howard Chapter. Her interests outside of the office include brunch, watching movies, and traveling. She aspires to one day own her own PR firm.