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Akilah Monifa

TV
855 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111, United States

OUTLET: OUTLET: TV - CBS 5 • KPIXTV • KBCW-TV • San Francisco

Akilah Bolden-Monifa is the Market Communications Director for CBS Local Media in the San Francisco Bay Area Market which includes KPIX 5/KBCW (KPIX/KBCW Televisions) in San Francisco, the CBS and CW owned and operated television stations as well as CW 11 (KSTW-TV in Seattle) and CBS RADIO San Francisco stations (Alice, KCBS, Live 105, and 997 Now) and the online asset www.cbsSF.com.   In her capacity as Market Communications Director she oversees all internal and external communications.  She also serves as the official spokesperson for the stations and develops the station’s media strategy as well as advises and coaches station personnel on how to deal with the outside media.  She also pitches outside media outlets on the station’s on-air talent, programming, news achievements, community service projects, and sponsorships.   She also produces “Bay Sunday” on KPIX 5,oversees the internship program, and produces three ethnic heritage celebrations annually for the stations.