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Personal Branding for today’s Human Resources marketplace
Thursday, May 20, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
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Personal Branding for today’s Human Resources marketplace

Believe it or not, you already have a personal brand.  It is how people perceive you.  You are already presenting your brand to your colleagues, to your leaders, to the world.  Ask yourself: Do you know what your brand looks like and is it the right one? Does your brand match your reputation? Branding can make you relevant, while your reputation makes you credible. This workshop will focus on how to effectively usepersonal branding to differentiate you from the competition and build trust with prospective clients and employers. Janell Watson will share how to optimize and nurture your personal brand to achieve personal and professional success.  She will also provide resources to help you strengthen your personal brand 


May 20, 2021

Program: 9 - 11 am

Location: Zoom

About Our Presenter: Jenell Walton - Vice President of Content at Cincinnati Public Radio


Jenell Walton is the Vice President of Content at Cincinnati Public Radio, where she oversees programming on classical 90.9 WGUC and non-news programming on 91.7 WVXU, as well as marketing, digital strategy, community outreach, and events.

Before joining Cincinnati Public Radio, Walton served as Vice President of Communications & Strategic Development at the Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), with a focus on media relations, brand and message consistency, stakeholder outreach, crisis and issues management, public and community relations, and organizational development.

Walton worked as Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Key Initiatives at the Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio (ULGSO). There she was responsible for the development of the organization’s brand awareness, marketing, public relations, community partnerships, community engagement, social media, and communications to stakeholders.

Walton was part of the Cincinnati Metro team that marketed the launch of the Cincinnati Streetcar in 2016. As external affairs specialist, she served as the website administrator for the Cincinnati Bell Connector, managed the streetcar’s social media accounts, wrote monthly newsletters and delivered engaging presentations during public hearings and at community council meetings.

Walton is a seasoned communications leader and former journalist with 17 years’ experience covering the issues in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio. She started her career in public radio as an anchor and reporter at WVUB 91.1 FM in Vincennes, Indiana. Walton also worked as a news reporter in Evansville, Indiana at WTVW Fox 7.

Walton holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication and a Minor in Political Science from Miami University. She has served on the WCPO Community Advisory Board, Cincinnati Public Schools Local School Decision Making Committee and is a board member with Women in Film (WIF). Walton is also an award-winning journalist earning an Emmy for her coverage of the 2005 Shelbyville, Indiana hostage standoff and an Emmy nomination for her impromptu live interview with NAACP President Kweisi Mfume during the 2001 civil unrest in Cincinnati. She has served on several community boards including The Catholic Telegraph and Cincinnati Union Bethel. Walton is a proud graduate of Withrow High School where she got her start in broadcasting serving as an announcer for “Withrow’s Voice of Communications” (WVOC). She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

Walton loves to read books and is the co-founder of the Seba Girls Book Club with her daughter, Layla. She enjoys sewing, exercising and trying out new vegetarian recipes.


This program is pending approval for 2 Professional Development Credits (PDCs)
through HRCI and SHRM


Member = $25
Non-Member = $35