A Communications Professional Who Leads & Inspires


Communications Strategist

Change Agent

My name is Jaya Franklin and writing is my passion. Becoming a skilled writer and storyteller is a gift that I discovered at a very young age – ever since I have been using my gift to create change. To learn more about my skills and accomplishments you can check out my work samples below.

Featured Projects

Visionary Artistry Magazine

Project Description: An Online Art Magazine

Background: I am the editor and co-founder of Visionary Artistry Magazine – also known as Va Mag. Va Mag is an online publication, focused on art, music, fashion and lifestyle.

My Role: Website Content Management; Editing and assigning feature stories to writers; coaching them through the writing process; social listening and social media management.

Platforms Used: Wordpress; Go Daddy; BlueHost

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NABJ Monitor

Project Description: A website to document student journalists’ projects

Background: I am the co-chair of the National Association of Black Journalists Student Multimedia Projects. I created and managed The NABJ Monitor website which is used to showcase the work of college students who are aspiring journalists.

My Role: Edit content, mentor college students and coach them through story pitching and the writing process

Platforms Used: Wordpress; Go Daddy; Youtube; Slack; Google Docs

Georgia State University College of Law

Project Description: Marketing and Communications projects for the College of Law.

Background: I serve as the Director of Communications for Georgia State Law. I am responsible for regulating the Georgia State Law brand, implementing and maintaining all things related to marketing/communications for the college.

My Role: Edit content; write press releases; manage web and social media content.

Platforms Used: Wordpress; MailChimp; Marketing Cloud; ClickUp; Meltwater; Dropbox