Since 1997, Black Enterprise has honored entrepreneurial powerhouses through its annual Small Business Awards, given each year at its Entrepreneurs Summit. One such outstanding recipient was, which won the 2006 Rising Star of the Year award. Jamilah Barnes Creekmur, the former chief operator officer of, is taking her expertise to Al Rocker’s new livestreaming company: Roker Media.

Creekmur is serving as the senior business development manager for Roker Media, a division of Al Roker Entertainment Inc. in New York. In this role, one of her core responsibilities is to identify potential business deals, brand partnerships & influencers, and present these to senior management within the Roker Media organization. She characterizes Roker Media as the first livestreaming network and lives at the intersection of brands, influencers, and audiences.

The newly formed company distributes content across live-streaming platforms including Facebook Live, Twitter’s

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Source: Small Business – Black Enterprise