The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
Community Last Updated: Dec 5, 2014 - 10:25:14 PM


Media personality, Debbie Bartlett named patron of final Beauties @ Brunch event in Nassau
Oct 5, 2012 - 12:14:05 PM

Email this article
 Printer friendly page



Nassau,  Bahamas - Veteran journalist, Dr. Deborah Bartlett, CEO of Gems radio, life coach, author, and TV talk show host is lending her support as patron of the final Beauties @ Brunch event on October 14th at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort.
The hallmark of the event is its celebration of fashion, beauty, sophistication, nation building, professionalism and poise showcased at premium venues with food and wine.

"Women are wired to influence.....
Patricia Chatti is influencing women to celebrate one another," said Debbie Bartlett. "I am honoured and humbled to serve as Patron.  I am confident that when the future arrives Patricia Chatti and her vision, Beauties @ Brunch will be celebrated for preserving and helping to strengthen the legacy of many Bahamian women!"

"Dr. Bartlett is the Bahamian pioneer and a woman who has been first in many achievements in The Bahamas as it relates to women's affairs, and media.," said Patricia Chatti of Cia Monet. "We are thrilled to have her support."


As a graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois Ms. Bartlett has served with distinction as a broadcast professional for over thirty years.


She joined the Broadcasting Corporation of The Bahamas (ZNS) where she remained for 20 years before going into full time entrepreneurship. At ZNS she began her career as a copy writer, chief news editor assigned to the political leaders of that day including the late Sir Lynden Pindling and former Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Alexander Ingraham.  She was able to interview such persons as the President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, the Chairman of Heinz, Dr. Tony Oreilly and the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, the Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie.


Debbie-Bartlett.jpg

Her media administrative skills were considerably strengthened when, while serving as Assistant General Manager of television she successfully restructured the news, sales and marketing departments. As a talk show host, Dr. Bartlett is celebrated for the television programmes, “Reaction” and “Woman” produced and aired in the 1980’s The radio version is now being aired on GEMS 105.9FM, and her documentaries that included “Base Streets” with her former boss, Obie Wilchcombe. The documentary is an expose of the crack cocaine epidemic in the Bahamas back in the eighties.  Ms Bartlett is also the brain child of the anti-drug campaign, “Say Yes to Life”. Ms. Bartlett was also the first journalist in the Western Hemisphere to produce and host a documentary on the former President of Haiti, Jean Bertrand Aristede.


The GEMS New Media Network and GEMS 105.9FM is the vision of Dr. Bartlett and was established in 2006 as a multi media platform, established to inspire the human potential around the world.  The global vision is attracting regional and international  opportunities in journalism, programming and media development. Through its holding company, the first HD television station was built in the Turks and Caicos Islands in 2006, with Dr. Bartlett as its Managing Consultant.


The GEMS New Media Network ha s strategic relationships with some of the biggest media empires in the United States and Caribbean.  The strategic relationships include America’s largest media company, the Clear Channel, the Sheridon Broadcasting


Corporation and the Rightside, with syndicated talk show host Armstrong Williams. The content of the Radio Network is guided by the parent company.


The CEO Network, which was established in 1997, a vision developed by Ms. Bartlett, is internationally recognized for its conferences and networking skills.  The Company is headquartered in Nassau Bahamas and is designed to help strengthen the work ethic, raise levels of productivity and serve as a networking platform for economic empowerment. The motto of the CEO Network is “Empowering Professionals through Knowledge and Opportunities”.


The veteran journalist is also a syndicated talk show host with guest appearances on the Rightside television show, which is seen on 84 television stations including ABC, CBS and Fox affiliates and XM Radio which are hosted by Mr. Armstrong Williams.


In 2010 McHari International College awarded her an Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership/International Media.


Dr. Bartlett serves on the Board of Governors of Bahamas Faith Ministries.


Dr. Bartlett has been appointed managing consultant for the Caribbean for the Martin Luther King jr. legacy for the next three years (2012-2015).  Next year (2013), the 50th anniversary of the “I have a dream” speech will be celebrated.    Additionally,  a global day for Coretta Scott King will be held April 27, 2013.   The CEO Network will again be responsible for co-ordinating that events for the Caribbean.


Cocktails begin at 3pm and the show kicks off at 5pm. This 4th event in a 4-part series will honour the three female captains (Gail Saunders, Frances Smith, and Gwendolyn Ritchie) of Bahamasair; and  youth honourees Syngular Journee (Little Miss Petite Bahamas 2011) and Lauren Rolle (Brownies Captain of the year 2011 ).

Recording artist Julien Believe will be performing his new single, Caribbean Slide, along with a performance from former Miss Bahamas. Richa Sands. There will also be numbers by the Yodephy School of Dance and a solo dance performance by Sanovia Williams Dance Mogul. Of course it would not be a Cia Monet event without a HAUTE COUTURE fashion show!

There will be heavily discounted pricing on all items worn in the fashion show as well as SILENT auction items to support the Crisis Center.

Cia Monet wishes to publicly thank their sponsors:  Summers Eve, Fujon Media, TheBahamasWeekly.com, Black Opal, Eye Candy Makeup, Eblast Express, Gems Media and Apex Awards.
 

Previous Beauties @ Brunch events: In Nassau, the organization honoured Dr. Sandra Dean Patterson for her outstanding work with the Women’s Crises Center. In Grand Bahama on June 24th, the group honoured Geneva Rutherford, an educator and community builder. In Abaco, Ms Astrid Stratton was honoured. She was the first female pilot and banker in The Bahamas.


Established in 2005, Cia Monet is an exclusive online shopping experience that caters to its client's every need. Providing high-end fashions, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics and fragrances from the lines of Bvalgari, Tiffany, Burberry, Mont Blanc, Links of London, Gucci, Chanel, BCBG and even Mac Cosmetics, Cia Monet is a one stop shop for all your fashion needs for women and men, children's clothing, shoes, and accessories.

Cia Monet is the Miss Bahamas swimsuit sponsor for 2012.

With a local showroom in Nassau, Bahamas, and an online presence Cia Monet is all about personal shopping. With thousands of products ranging from bedding to everyday fashion to choose from, your
shopping possibilities are endless and all the choices are all just one click away… Inquire today! Find us on Facebook at
Cia Monet


(Photos) Beauties @ Brunch in support of the Bahamas Crisis Center

Cia Monet's Beauties @ Brunch Celebrates Fashion and Honours Community Builder Geneva Rutherford

Abaco women honoured at Cia Monet's Beauties @ Brunch

 


Bookmark and Share


© Copyright 2012 by thebahamasweekly.com

Top of Page

Community
Latest Headlines
American visitor allegedly drowns off Castaway Cay, Bahamas
Atlantis employees support 3rd One Bahamas Unity Walk
Nassau 'wanted man' arrested with loaded handgun - 8 arrested for drug possession
Archdeacon Bain's address at the late Sir Jack Hayward's Memorial Service‏
Tribute to the Late Sir Jack A. Hayward‏ by Sarah St. George
RBPF Wanted for Attempted Murder: Duran 'Devon' Johnson
Nassau man shot at Baillou Hill Road - 11 arrests / 14 drivers cited
RBPF Nassau: 34 arrested during operations - Officers seize handgun
Opposition Leader Expresses Condolences On The Passing Of William Saunders
Bahamas Ntl Trust Team Gets In-Depth Lesson on Coral Reef Protection
Freeport, Bahamas memorial held for Sir Jack Hayward
Nassau man murdered in broad daylight on Augusta Street
Atlantis and Pure Silk give to Paradise Children’s Foundation
RBPF Nassau: Man shot in Peardale area - Stolen vehicle recovered - 14 arrests
Leading Women of Atlantis Forum Takes Flight
Sir Jack Hayward's eulogy delivered by Erika Gates at Freeport memorial service
Bahamas PM Describes Sir Jack as a Key Contributor to the Development of the Country
Condolences by PM Christie on passing of William Saunders
Police involved shooting in Nassau in High Creek Estates
Nassau police investigate death of a woman in house fire
Grand Bahama shooting victim dies in Nassau
Nassau: Yellow Elder man who shot girlfriend arrested - Ohio man arrested for dangerous drugs
Nassau suspect arrested for assault with a deadly weapon - Pedestrian struck and killed
RBPF Nassau: 1 Bahamian, 1 Colombian, 4 Venezuelans arrested for suspected trafficking in persons
(Photos) One Bahamas Unity Walk
Nassau police launch island-wide manhunt for suspects in 2 shooting incidents
RBPF Nassau: Drug suspects among 34 arrests - Firearm seized
RBPF Nassau: 2 firearms recovered - American visitor arrested with drugs - 7 other arrests - Island-wide manhunt underway
RBPF Grand Bahama report stabbing and an armed robbery
Sir Jack A. Hayward Grand Bahama Memorial Service set for Monday Feb. 23rd
A Valentine’s to remember …Annual Heart Ball, a great success
Grand Bahama traffic fatality leaves 64 year old male dead
Bahamas Girl Guides Invite Public to Stop the Violence Rally
Lady Sassoon Golden Heart Award presented to A. Bismark Coakley at 2015 Heart Ball
Master motivator Spence Finlayson to conduct Customer Service Excellence seminar in Freeport
Participants paddle into Bahamas GGYA history
"Afterglow” - Premiere night for “Raisin” to be hosted by the Rotary Club of Lucaya
Nassau police on the hunt for double-murder suspects in silver vehicle
Major drug bust in Grand Bahama, 3 males in custody
LPIA Airport Initiative Encourages the Travelling Public to Give Change for Good