Edward Lewis

By: Errol I. Mars
Company: Essence Communications Partners Position: CEO Industry: Media Country: United States

Edwards is Co-founder, Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of Essence Communications Partners, one of the largest African American owned multi-media organizations. ESSENCE Magazine is regarded as the leading lifestyle magazine for African American women. The company also produces The Essence Awards, the prime-time network special, as well as the Essence Music Festival, an annual three-day celebration of African American music and culture held in New Orleans. Revenue for 2003 was $136 million.

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