Nov 01, 2018
Michele Thornton Ghee, senior vice president of media sales for BET Her, says she's representing women 'as a steward of this company.'
"There are still not enough decision makers in the industry that look like the changing face of America," says Michele Thornton Ghee. She’s worked in media and entertainment for two decades. As a speaker and author, she’s an advocate for female empowerment. As the Senior Vice President of Media Sales at BET Her, she’s an executive tasked with proving the value of an underserved audience and the power of a diverse sales team. As she explains, “no matter what stage I stand on, I’m representing women, as a steward of my business and a steward of this company.”
"I was able to launch my career by going someplace that was out of my comfort zone and didn’t look like me."
"When clients are honest about needing help reaching a demo in the right way with the right voice, we have an opportunity to bring our talents to life in a way that's magical," she says. "It can be an amazing experience."