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Black LGBT-Owned Company CR8 Agency Wins 'Agency of the Year' at 2021 Black Media Honors

Devonte Teasley, Kri Peck, Avian Watson and Vaughn Alvarez at the 2021 Black Media Honors

As Atlanta Black Gay Pride approaches, Gaye Magazine is highlighting successful Black LGBT-owned companies, music artists, and entrepreneurs making impactful strides within the community. Gaye is proud to shed a Feature Spotlight to celebrity publicist Vaughn Alvarez, founder and CEO of Cr8 Agency.

Vaughn Alvarez, 31, is well known for his work within the LGBTQ+ community and has worked with numerous celebrity icons and public figures such as Brandy, Da Brat, Lemuel Plummer, Tasha Smith and Amiyah Scott to name a few.

Established in 2015, CR8 Agency (“create agency”) is a multi-cultural strategic public relations and marketing agency. Cr8 Agency's team members Avian Watson, Kri Peck, DeVonte Teasley and Yannell Baker specialize in connecting consumers with brands and talent through live experiences, virtual content, in-person press appearances, social media, and community outreach.

Atlanta-based media company Empower Media Group (EMG) held the 2021 Black Media Honors™️ on Sunday, August 22. The annual awards honors broadcasting, public relations, media, mass communication and journalism icons who have influenced and made significant contributions to the media industry. Celebrated strategic public-relations agency, CR8 Agency, was awarded "Agency of The Year" at the inaugural event.

"We are extremely grateful and honored to be recognized for our work. We will continue to help make our clients dreams a reality," shared agency CEO, Vaughn Alvarez.

CR8 Agency continues to dominate Black Hollywood with its unique, original, and innovative approach to client relations and implementation of strategy in the fields of AA-press, faith-based publicity, non-profit, theater, gospel music, Hip Hop/R&B, TV, and Film.

Check out the Cr8 Agency Team on the Black Media Honors red carpet.

The Black Media Honors, slated to air on FOX SOUL was hosted by Actress Brely Evans and Pastor Anthony Murray. Honorees included, Karen Civil (Live Civil), Pastor Dr. Jamal Bryant (New Birth Missionary Church), Kimberly Chapman (Sheen Magazine Editor-at-Large), Jeff Johnson (BET, Rickey Smiley Morning Show, NAACP), Randy Fling (Rolling Out), Dr. Rashad Richey (Political Analyst for CBS46, MSNBC, PeachtreeTV, V-103, Rolling Out), Michelle Rice (General Manager Urban One & TV One), Morgan Debaun (Blavity), Nadia C. Fischer (Publicist and activist) and The Georgia Entertainment Caucus.

Follow the CR8 Agency on social media by using the handle @CR8Agency.


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