Raschanda Hall is the global media relations manager for Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company. In her role, Raschanda leads the largest dedicated, worldwide media relations team in the wire industry, leveraging their relationships with external audiences and influencers. Raschanda's focus is on strategies to further establish and expand Business Wire's media reach and advantage to both traditional and social media audiences. She works closely with journalism organizations and has served on the boards of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Black Public Relations Society of Chicago and The Publicity Club of Chicago. Prior to joining Business Wire, she worked as a Field Producer and Studio Crew Supervisor for Fox and WB affiliates in San Antonio, TX. Hall earned her BA in Mass Communications from Dillard University in New Orleans, LA. Raschanda currently lives in a south suburb of Chicago and is the proud mother of her 18-month-old son, CJ.