About Kendrea Mekkah

Kendrea Mekkah Collins

POET – JOURNALIST – MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER


Kendrea is a poet, multimedia journalist and media producer. She has released two albums of poetry and music, published a book, and her writing has been produced for both stage and screen. Including the stage production Miles & Coltrane Blue (.) by Concrete Generation. Kendrea gained popularity as a founding member of Slam Charlotte. She is a Southern Fried Poetry Slam Champion, and a Individual World Poetry Slam and National Poetry Slam finalist.

Beyond the stage Kendrea has earned a Master of Arts in New Media Journalism. She created the In These Streets blog to share investigative reports on politics, and artworks that reflect the experiences of the african diaspora. Kendrea is also a regular contributor to Creative Loafing – Charlotte and the producer of the State of the Arts web series.

Education


M.A. New Media Journalism 

December 2012 – Full Sail University – Winter Park, FL


Graduate Certificate

Educational Media Design & Technology 

December 2011 – Full Sail University – Winter Park, FL


B.S. Retail Marketing & Management 

May 2000 – Johnson & Wales University – Providence, RI


 Portfolio


All
MILES & COLTRANE BLUE (.)
COMMERCIALS AND DIGITAL FLYERS
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM
STATE OF THE ARTS WEB SERIES
In These Streets Youth Poetry Slam at Behailu
Black Art in America
CLASSROOM ASSETS

UA-28594243-1
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