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Sheila Brooks, Ph.D.

PRT President / Owner, SRB Communications

SHEILA BROOKS is an Emmy-award winning journalist, entrepreneur, and dedicated advocate for minority and women's issues and small businesses. Brooks is founder, president and CEO of SRB Communications, a Washington, DC-based strategic communications agency that specializes in multicultural advertising and marketing, public relations, media relations and broadcast production.

Prior to starting her company in 1990, Ms. Brooks built a distinguished television career as a news director, reporter, anchor, and documentary producer at CBS, NBC, PBS and Fox owned-and operated and affiliate TV stations across the country. Her more than 36 years in the television and communications industry has garnered more than 100 awards including 47 national Telly awards, the 2012 Supplier of the Year award from the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council, the Sheila Brooks Entrepreneurial Trailblazer award given to a communications student each year at Howard University, and induction in the Silver Circle, a Hall of Fame honor for more than 25 years of excellence in journalism from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Brooks is a sought-after speaker, and has testified before the United States Congress and Maryland General Assembly on minority and women's business issues. She has served on numerous nonprofit and paid boards throughout her career. Currently, she is President of The Presidents' RoundTable (PRT), an exclusive CEO membership organization dedicated to "Accelerating Business Growth" that provides C-suite access to contracts for minority businesses. She also serves on the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC), an organization of more than 500 businesses, nonprofit organizations, and educational and civic organizations whose mission is to improve the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. region's business climate and develop solutions to problems that affect the region's competitiveness.

Brooks has taught journalism and entrepreneurial college courses at universities and colleges, and was Entrepreneur in Residence in the School of Communications at Howard University where she provided consulting services in strategy, branding and media outreach for an entrepreneurial incubator.

Currently she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Mass Communication and Media Studies at Howard University. She has a Master of Arts degree in political science from Howard and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Washington in Seattle.

SRB Communications

SRB Communications, LLC
1020 16th Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C.
(202) 775-SRB1 (7721)


SRB Communications is committed to be the region's leader in full-service strategic communications, providing the most cutting-edge advertising, marketing and outreach campaigns across all media platforms in the Mid-Atlantic.


SRB Communications will become the nationally recognized communications leader ensuring our clients achieve superior value in the digital economy.


Established: 1990

Industry: Media and Communications; Advertising and Marketing

Products/Services: Strategic Communications & Branding specializing in Advertising, PR & Social Media, TV & Video and Outreach and Public Involvement

SRB Communications is an award winning, full-service strategic communications agency specializing in multicultural advertising, marketing, public relations, media relations, and broadcast production. We help clients develop their brand identity, positioning and strategies in marketing, outreach, public education and PR campaigns through integrated media formats in video production, print, and digital technologies. Our approach to every organization's brand is communicated through consistent and effective messaging. We can effectively research and package any issue, and have experience and expertise in energy, the environment, higher education, diversity and inclusion, and social and community outreach. We provide outstanding service and superior value because we listen to our clients' needs and develop concepts, strategies and tools to effectively achieve their business objectives.

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