The Digital Jamaica People to Watch 2020
I am excited to share with you the 2020 instalment of the Digital Jamaica People to Watch Series. This year’s 29 amazing Jamaicans were shortlisted from a list of over 120 nominations in six broad categories namely, media, tech, business, creative arts, influencer and change agents.
The Digital Jamaica Guide to Hashtags: Everything you Need to Know About This Powerful Tool
By Kadia Francis | January 20, 2020 | 5 Min
Episode 16 : The Thanksgiving Edition (da one yah a fi unuh)
By Kadia Francis | December 23, 2019 | 30 Min Listen
Episode 14 : Say Yes To Everything & Figure It Out After with Twain Richardson
By Kadia Francis |November 4, 2019 | 54 Min Listen
Episode 13 : The Human Cost of Digital Transformations with Matthew Cowen
By Kadia Francis | October 20, 2019 | 61 Mins
Episode 12 : Authentic Cultural Representation in Storytelling with Ronnia Cherry
By Kadia Francis | October 07, 2019 | 58 Mins
Competition Friending : Why Collaboration is Better Than Competition
By Kadia Francis | September 30, 2019 | 5 Min Read
Episode 11 : The Globetrotting Entrepreneur with Matthew Chin
By Kadia Francis | September 1, 2019
The Platform Equation : Spreading Your Brands Identity Across Social Channels
By Kadia Francis | August 26, 2019 | 5 Min Read
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Nominate Your Favourite Digital Jamaican (or yourself) to be a DJPTW 2020 Feature
By Kadia Francis | August 24, 2019
Episode 10:Building an Experiential Based Tech Future for Jamaica with Christopher Gayle
By Kadia Francis | August 19, 2019 | 75 mins
The Subtle Art of Social Media Branding: How Brands Can Leverage Social Platforms for Growth
By Kadia Francis | August 14, 2019
Episode 9: How to Develop an Impactful Personal Brand Online with Naomi Garrick a.k.a The PR Chick
By Kadia Francis | July 22, 2019 | 30 mins
20 Free Online Tools for Content Creators & Graphic Designers Yous Should Know ABout
By Kadia Francis | July 14, 2019 | 10 Min Read
Episode 8: How to Build Connections & Thrive in the Digital Space with Heneka Watkis-Porter
By Kadia Francis | July 8, 2019 | 50 mins
10 Amazing Professional & Amateur Jamaican Photographers You Should Know
By Kadia Francis | April 29, 2019 | 5 Min Read
Episode 7 : Curating A Global Jamaican Voice with Sharine Taylor, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of Bashy Magazine
By Kadia Francis | May 4, 2019 | 65 Mins
Marlon McKoy, Portraitist, Fine Art Photographer, Storyteller & our Digital Jamaican of the Week
By Kadia Francis | April 29, 2019 | 3 Min Read
Jody Thomas, Owner of August Adorn, a Contemporary Online Jewllery Brand & our Digital Jamaican pf the Week
By Kadia Francis | April 22, 2019 | 3 Min Read
7 Jamaican Illustrators & Animators You’ve Probably Never Heard of But Definitely Should Know
By Kadia Francis | April 17, 2019 | 5 Min
Mikelah Rose, Caribbean Culture Expert, Blogger & Podcaster is our Digital Jamaican of the Week
By Kadia Francis | April 8, 2019 | 5 Min Read
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Hi my name is Kadia Francis, I am a blogger, podcaster, digital content creator and strategist.
The Digital Jamaicans in the Creative Arts to Watch in 2020 : Saccheen Laing, Romario Lynch, Gashwayne Hudson & Allayne Williams Jamaica is a cultural mecca (not up for debate), we are internationally known as a people with an abundance of talent in the arts. So...
The Digital Jamaicans in Media to Watch in 2020 : Monique McIntosh, Shandean Reid, D'Andre Fraser, Kerron Clarke & Joel HeronWithin the last 5 years or so Caribbean governments have been engaging in protracted conversations about developing their respective...
The Digital Jamaicans in Media to Watch in 2020 : Anjuii James-Sawyers, Wade Haye, Noelle Black & O'Dwayne Wilson Technology has afforded us unprecedented access to digital platforms where we can create localized narratives. This is especially important for people...
The Digital Jamaicans in Tech to Watch in 2020 : Nicholas Kee, Yekini Wallen Bryan, Christopher Gayle & Kori SolomonIn Jamaica as is the case with just about very post-colony black state, education is considered tops. From an early age we are inculcated with the...
The Digital Jamaicans in Media To Watch 2020 NomineesIlustration by Anya PerepelkinaDigital media offers us an accessible way to broadcast our individuality, authenticity and cultural uniqueness to the world. For the first time, we the everyday regular degular people...
PEOPLE TO WATCH The Three Digital Jamaica Entrepreneurs You Should Be Supporting in 2019 By Kadia Francis | March 4, 2019 A smart device, access to broadband internet, social media and Google were all the tools our ebusiness nominees needed to start building a...
PEOPLE TO WATCH How These Jamaican Women Are using Digital Platforms to make a DifferenceBy Kadia Francis | March 2019What do you do when you're passionate about a cause that no-one else seem to care about? Well if you're anything like our...
PEOPLE TO WATCHThe Jamaican Micro Influencers to Watch in 2019By Kadia Francis | March 8, 2019 These are the Jamaican micro influencers to watch in 2019. Why? Because they are absolutely crushing it on social media. But first who is an Influencer?...
PEOPLE TO WATCHThe Four Top Jamaican Bloggers you Should be Following in 2019By Kadia Francis | March 4, 2019Who says blogging is dead in Jamaica? Well, our awesome blogging nominees are here to 'mash dung dat lie' with with their very own uniquely...
PEOPLE TO WATCHJamaican Graphic Designers to Watch in 2019By Kadia Francis | March 2019Our graphic designer nominees are young, multi-talented and rebellious. Their work can be described as bold fresh and uber creative. In that way their designs...
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