This year’s book will include a special tribute to Black presidents and leaders

cathy neddWho’s Who Publishing recently announced the return of veteran PR guru Cathy Nedd as the associate publisher of the sixth edition of “Who’s Who in Black Detroit.”  This year’s book will include a special tribute to African American presidents and leaders.  There will also be a special section that features the “Who’s Who in Grand Rapids, Michigan.”

“We are happy that Cathy is again serving as the associate publisher this year,” said Hiram E. Jackson, president and CEO of Who’s Who Publishing.  “She is a great fit for this project because she knows this community and has been a part of Detroit’s business circles for a long time.  She has the passion to advance the vision, mission and goals of Who’s Who Publishing, which is to celebrate the accomplishments and achievements of African-American men and women.”

Nedd has worked in marketing and communications for more than 20 years.   No stranger to Who’s Who, she guided the production of the company’s first custom book, “DRIVEN:  A Tribute to African American Achievement in the Automotive Industry,” which was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show.  She later headed the 5th edition of Who’s Who’s Detroit Book.

“Who’s Who does an excellent job of recognizing African-American achievement in Detroit and throughout the country,” said Nedd.  “I am honored to have the opportunity to work with them again on this prestigious publication.”

The unveiling of this edition of “Who’s Who in Black Detroit” is slated for late August of this year.  All greater metropolitan Detroit-area entrepreneurs, managers, directors, vice presidents, presidents and board members are invited to be included in this publication.  Please submit a professional high resolution headshot and a 180 word bio to by July 15, 2012.

Who’s Who Publishing creates and distributes first-in-class publications that document the significant accomplishments and outstanding achievements of African-American citizens in the top 25 largest African- American markets in America.

For more information about Who’s Who in Black Detroit, call Cathy Nedd at Real Times Media, (313) 963-8100, or visit  

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