Hermene Hartman is one of the most significant and influential Black women in media and American publishing. She is a rounded media personality addressing the soul, spirit and sensibility of America with insight, curiosity, historical context, wit, and reality. Her behavioral scientist education is replicated in her writings and commentaries. Hartman holds four college degrees (sociology, philosophy of education, psychology and business). She was Vice Chancellor of External Affairs at City Colleges of Chicago, the nation's third-largest community college system and a professor of behavioral science disciplines. She provided editorial commentary for WVAZ, Chicago's top station for 9 years. You can listen to the thought provocative social thoughts on the audio.
Presentation topics include: The Minority Notion, Sexual Harassment, Branding, Success is a Style, Designing You, Re-Engineering Yourself, Race Relations, Marketing Your Business, Planning an Incredible Event, Media Relations, Media Training Workshops
Her commentaries transform mindsets (literally). She broadens America's conversation to include dialogue and analysis offering deep thoughts and opinion from entertainment, business, media, the political scene, to controversial topics surrounding racial and social issues. For 20 years Hartman produced the NDIGO GALA a must attend top event in Chicago with name entertainment. The Foundation provided 302 scholarships to beginning college students. Hartman can share event planning tips on how to make your event spectacular, memorable, and one of a kind.
As an intense yet thoughtful interviewer, Harman's style has been described as somewhere between Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer, always asking the "right questions" and providing insightful comments. Hartman is often called upon by media outlets like The O'Riley Factor, CNBC, CNN, FOX, WVON, ABC, NBC , WGN, National Public Radio, Radio and TV to comment on politics and election night analysis. Her opinions on current social issues are provocative. Hartman's career as a respected media pioneer currently includes,
. Publisher of NDIGO LEGACY; BLACK LUXE CHICAGO STORIES ON 110 ICONIC AFRICAN AMERICANS (NOVEMBER 2017)
* Publisher/Founder of NDIGO, a Magapaper for the Urbane,a weekly newspaper in Chicago started in 1989. NDIGO was the first newspaper to profile President Barrack Obama as a young Illinois Senator. Hartman writes a weekly column, Publisher's Page on current topics
. TV Lifestyle segments for NBC-TV Non Stop.
.Radio personality for Views of the Heart, a daily radio social commentary, on Clear Channel (WVAZ – 102.7 Chicago) since 1997.