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 how easy it is to form a team for the Multiple Sclerosis Society Walk in Atlanta The American Red Cross dropped by to give us insight to the many ways they support our community daily. Assured Heating & Air often shares time and resources to worthy local non-profit organizations. […]
This week Domestic Violence Survivor, Advocate and Author Kimya Motley was our guest. Chef Ashley Keyes dropped by to tell us about new cooking classes provided by C.H.O.I.C.E.S for Kids. Court Appointed Special Advocates act as the voice for the child in Family & Children Services hearings. Learn more: Turning Point focuses on rehabilitation […]
This week on Focus Atlanta we were introduced to the Harvard Diversity Project. Beauty expert, Sylvia Russell stopped by to tell us about Puckerd! We learned bout Girl Power Outreach with Jae Nash. Trinity Community Ministries gave us insight into the work of assisting men in need.
This week on Focus Atlanta we learned tips to get us out of debt with Magnify Money’s Mandi Woodruff. Rev. Lionel Gantt stopped by to remind parents of the dangers of allowing young girls to date older men. Revved Up Kids is a program to help teach children how to avoid becoming a […]
Our entire show was dedicated to the Awareness and Advocacy of Mental Health. Throughout our 20th Anniversary Year we will re-visit some of the powerful episodes we’ve aired in the past. This original episode aired in May of 2017.
This week we enjoyed a visit from the Partnership Against Domestic Violence. View the interview to learn about he Women of Action Event. The Atlanta Community Food Bank Hunger Walk is here. Grab your gear and lets walk! Dr. Steven Lin discusses how a Dental Diet can help improve your overall well-being. […]
This week we were introduced to the Cobb Community Foundation. Our entire show focused on the great work they do in Cobb County. We were lucky enough to get introduced to grant recipients Simple Needs Georgia and Y.E.L.L.S. Learn more at cobbfoundation.org
This week we learned about the success of The Launching Pad, a recovery program for men. Start you New Year off with meaningful meditation. The Local Pizzaiolo has planted seeds in Atlanta, with hopes of bringing quality pizza to every price range. Visit their new location on the west side. The Wren’s […]
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!