Shante Bacon

When brands, networks, and tech companies are looking to make an impact and authentically engage their target audience they call CEO of 135th Street Agency, Shante Bacon. Specializing in Strategic Brand Communications & Experiential Marketing, for the past 11 years, Ms. Bacon has gained the trust of some of the most reputable blue-chip brands, national organizations and tech companies across the US. Ms. Bacon has also been recently branded both “Woman To Watch” and “Influencer” by industry bible, Advertising Age.

From 2013 – 2016, Shanté Bacon’s 135th Street Agency has been awarded seven “Excellence In Multicultural Marketing Awards from NAMIC for communications and experiential marketing campaigns for top studios (15 #1 films & many more) and networks (10 #1 shows & many more) such as Fox Broadcasting Company executing national campaigns for Lee Daniels’ new creation “STAR” and the upcoming weekly drama “Shots Fired” from Gina & Reggie Bythewood. 135th has represented the Oprah Winfrey Network since 2012, helping the network launch Tyler Perry’s signature programming. Bacon’s biggest agency win was Google’s African-American communications business in March 2016. This win has allowed Bacon to make a larger impact and connection within the tech and media space with the AA community.

With the success of past campaigns and new business wins, with her bold & disruptive approach and her elite list of clientele, Shante Bacon is quickly becoming the entrepreneur to keep an eye on. In February of 2016, PR Week recognized Shante Bacon’s agency success for their #BETthanksyou multi-market activation. Bacon has also been recognized on “best-in-class” lists like Ad Age “Women to Watch”, PR Week’s “40 Under 40”, PR News’ “Top Women In PR”, DMN’s “Marketing Hall Of Femme”, Ebony Power 100, and so much more.