Makiziwe A. Steele

Communications Consultant

Location icon Barbados

An articulate communications consultant, I recently made the transition from Journalism.

My prolific writing and editing skills, and excellent command of the English language is always reflected in my work.

I get excited about all things communications, public relations and journalism.

My experience in journalism spans the past few years having worked as a reporter at two of Barbados' leading print, and online media houses, as well as radio broadcast.

My experience and knowledge of public relations was gained through the role of account executive at a local PR firm.

My long-term goal is to become Director of Communications at the White House

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About Peter Harris

After graduating from the Combermere School in 1984, I started out working in the insurance industry as an insurance agent. It wasn't until 1993, that CGI Insurance, the brainchild of Bruce Bayley and I, was created with the help of a few investors.

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09/02/2017
9 Communications Tips for New Candidates

With a general election looming, constitutionally due by May next year, many Barbadians are anxious for the bell to ring so that they may mark their X

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09/11/2017
Why PR is Not as Important

I'm a very important person. No, really. You should consider having a 'me' in your life. Well, your professional life and only if you want to lead a

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05/24/2016
Key metrics to measure the contribution that PR makes to the ROI

Published on Companies operate with the goal of making a return on investment (ROI). All departments within a company share this main objective, especially sales and marketing. The once neatly drawn lines between marketing and PR have become somewhat blurred. While PR was traditionally tasked with raising awareness and visibility, it now also needs to significantly drive revenue.

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09/01/2017
The Importance of Community Relations Pt.2

Community relations refers to the various methods companies use to establish and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with the communities in

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How Important Is Community Relations To A Company?

Community relations refers to the various methods companies use to establish and maintain a mutually beneficial relationship with the communities in which they operate. Building local community relationships can be the most important communication activity undertaken by an organisation, yet it is often overlooked.

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10/22/2017
On Mixing Personal and Professional

I have a blog. It's a personal blog. A space I use to have girl talk, relationships, intimacy, and sometimes offer lifestyle advice. Even vent. It's

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Walmer Lodge slave hut crushed

Brenda Leacock, one of the many Leacocks who grew up in the slave hut, said she was dismayed that it had been demolished. (Picture by Maria Bradshaw.) GONE! One of the few remaining slave huts in Barbados has been demolished - and among its debris is over a century of history dating back to the slave era.

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Cruise Ship Le Lyrial Makes Inaugural Call at Bridgetown Port

BRIDGETOWN-- French luxury cruise ship, Le Lyrial, sailed into the Bridgetown Port last Friday on its inaugural call to the island carrying 240 passengers, mainly from France and Germany.The Ponant-owned ship, captained by RĂ©mi Genevaz, departed Brazil on March 16, traveling through French Guiana and Venezuela before arriving in Barbados.

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11/22/2016
Independence Games Athlete Profile - Squash Featuring: Karen Meakins

"Even though I'm not a born Barbadian, everything about me is Barbadian." Rarely can anyone talk about squash in Barbados and the name Karen Meakins not come up--the two go in the same sentence. And had it not been for a coaching opportunity some 16 years ago, Karen probably would not be the Barbados squash...

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