Keisha Lancelin has been a force behind the growth WUPA since it’s inception in September of 1995. While the vision and scope of television has moved with trends of society, she has remained focused on the key aspects of effective and informational programming that speaks to the community.
As the Public Affairs Director at CW 69, her days are divided between duties as spokesperson, talent, producer, and community liaison. She is the host of community affairs program, Focus Atlanta, which airs at noon on Sunday afternoons. In addition to producing the program she maintains relationships with service organizations in an effort to establish WUPA as an ongoing venue of support to the community. She has been a co-host for the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon in Atlanta since 1998. Her community outreach duties include: providing internships to broadcast students, supervising employee volunteerism, as well as airing public service announcements that target issues of importance.
She is an advocate of the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy as well as an avid supporter of the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, The Partnership Against Domestic Violence and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority , Inc.. She has received numerous accolades for her community service and dedication including a Proclamation from the Atlanta City Council for her work in the education and prevention of HIV.
This week on Focus Atlanta, CEO of the Center for Black Women’s Wellness Jemea Dorsey joins us to discuss how her organization is committed to improving the health and well-being of Black women and their families, […]
This week on Focus Atlanta Tina Woodard wants us to start empowering girls and women to Live B.E.A.U.T.I.F.U.L Lives inside and out! Brandon DeHart discusses the new app ‘Sober Grid’. Sarah Schilling with […]
This week on Focus Atlanta Tanya Watkins joins us to discuss the Back On My Feet Gala ! Andrew Agatston of the CACGA discusses their newest book, ‘Words of Hope and Healing: Encouragement […]
This week on Focus Atlanta Amy Lyle joins us to discuss her ‘Book of Failures’. Founder Damon Thomas talks to us about Men of Courage. Come out to the Shatterproof 5k Run on […]
This week on Focus Atlanta Len Gibson returns to discuss the Peachtree International Film Festival happening Oct. 26-29th! Kati Stone discuses what Komen Atlanta is doing for our metro-Atlanta community. Aaliya Bashir of […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we discuss the Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) with Nancy Friauf. Cazembe Jackson stopped by to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement. The D5 Job Fair is coming […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we were exposed to issues with high cholesterol. Representatives of the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy stopped by to share some information about their services. Elevate Art discusses […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we learned how to put our money where our heart is. RIVET CEO, Monique Knight joined us to discuss small business ownership. September is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we met the founder of Our Cooler to discuss his passion for community service. Tiny House Atlanta is bringing micro living to Decatur! Walk Like MADD will be […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we met author Chrissie Kahan. Support student-athletes at Clark Atlanta University at the Darrell Walker Art Auction. The Salvation Army is working hard to provide relief to hurricane […]