Regina F. Graham is an award-winning Communications and Social Media Strategist with vast industry experience and expertise in the number one media market and local New York City government.
She is the Vice President of Strategic Communications for an agency within New York City. Regina is not just a team leader, but a team player who jumps into action helping others across verticals within the organization, no matter what the task is. She is leading a brand new team that is amplifying the vision and mission of the organization via positive press coverage and social media amplification.
Regina previously worked as a Senior Communications Strategist where she wrote speeches, managed social media accounts, oversaw the logistical planning for internal and external speaking events, wrote internal announcements, coordinated daily with Executive Team Members, and performed a number of other duties as needed.
Prior to this position, Regina worked for over ten years as an experienced multi-platform journalist covering politics, law enforcement, celebrity news, breaking news, sports, health, science and more.
She previously worked as a News Reporter at The Daily Mail, before being promoted to become a Features Reporter. While at the The Daily Mail from 2015-2018, she reported on countless historical events and breaking news stories including: the Obama family post-White House, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, the 2016 presidential election, various police shootings, Black Lives Matter protests, celebrity deaths (Carrie Fisher, Muhammad Ali, Debbie Reynolds and more), and terrorism both abroad and in the U.S.
Regina previously worked at CBS Radio Network as a Producer writing original and breaking news stories for both television and radio station websites across the country. Before joining CBS Radio Network, she was a weekend CBS New York Plus digital channel Producer for WCBS Channel 2 in New York City. While in this role, she assisted in the primary coverage of the Empire State Building Shooting Spree, Hurricane Sandy, the Anthony Weiner Scandal, and the Rutgers Basketball Scandal.
In addition, Regina thrived as a reporter in Cape Town, South Africa where she wrote over 40 stories for the print and digital version of The Cape Times newspaper in 2011. She reported on a variety of events and political issues within Cape Town and the surrounding townships, including former First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit to South Africa, sex trafficking, homelessness and Cape Town’s former Mayor Patricia de Lille.
Before moving to New York in 2012, Regina worked for CNN in Los Angeles as an Assignment Desk Editor where she assisted in coordinating news content for over 900 television stations around the globe. During her time at CNN, she organized news teams for breaking news coverage, fact checked stories, sourced breaking news information and booked studio guests. She also held the same role at CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
In addition to her work, Regina was one of six people selected for the prestigious Carnegie-Knight Foundation’s News21 Fellowship which resulted in a digital project being published for The Guardian based around the 2012 Presidential Election.
A Sacramento native, Regina graduated in 2012 from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism earning a Master of Arts degree in Journalism. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Spelman College in 2010, where she was a National Association of Black Journalists’ CNN Scholar.
Regina is an active member of the Zeta Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. where she volunteers and serves as a mentor to high school students. She enjoys traveling, visits with her family on the West Coast, making candles and spending time outdoors.