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 we learned the benefits of choosing the right cookware for your needs with Swiss Diamond Cookware. The Partnership Against Domestic Violence continues to lead the way in the prevention of partner violence. Learn about the upcoming teen summit. The Nurse Link seeks to connect nurses in enhancing their career and goals […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we learned about the work of Youth Villages. Jim Ellis wants you to sign the pledge to avoid distracted driving. Black Bride celebrates 20th Anniversary during upcoming Bridal Show. Bed, Bath & Beyond wants to help you start the new year the right way!
Learn about the success of Atlantan, Rhavynn Drummer. Visit the World of Coca-Cola to get in the holiday spirit. Wayfair teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to provide home improvement to an Atlanta veteran in need. Visit Rocky Ridge Trucks to nominate your favorite veteran or emergency personnel to win a $80,000 Truck!
This week on Focus Atlanta we discussed the dangers of distracted driving. We learned about community red-a-thons with We Love 2 Read. We revisited an interview about colorectal cancer. The Chef of Love stopped by to discuss your favorite meals made healthy.
This week on Focus Atlanta we learn how to make our favorite recipes downsized for two. Bethany Christian Services drops by to tell us about the benefits of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit. The Museum School of Atlanta hosts open house events to recruit new students. Rashad Richey is back to […]
This week on Focus Atlanta, Jennifer Keitt and Morgan Holmes of the Keitt Institute discuss what they’re doing to help empower young women. James Bailey discusses ‘The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited‘ (TSOP), a national moving exhibit that connects and celebrates the roots of black philanthropy in our American past, present and future. […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we learned how to keep kids Strong 4 Life with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Patrice & Associates gave information about the benefits of seasonal employment. Toys for Tots is depending on our generous community to help find a new storage facility. NBA Hall of Famer, Dominique Wilkins visited to […]
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, and the economic health of communities. Janet Williams joins us to discuss Autism Speaks and their upcoming walk event. […]
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 Budweiser informs us about their partnership with Lyft for the ‘Give a Damn Program’. Brian Mock and Hsiaoming Fang […]
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 and Empowerment for Survivors of Child Abuse’. Guarav Bhatia explains how Language Exchange Atlanta is here to help bring people […]