Shanique Yates

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Atlanta, GA
Virginia Commonwealth University
Air Fryer Recipes, Fast Recipes, Potatoes
  • In 2017, Shanique published her first article for a lifestyle brand, M-Lifestyle, bringing in more than 1 million views on her debut piece, making company history.
  • She entered the freelance writing space in May 2022 and since then, has maintained reputable clients for brands like REVOLT, aspireTV, Blavity’s AfroTech, and Shadow & Act, plus more.
  • Her hard work has earned her the following awards: 2022 Cynopsis Rising Star Award Celebrating Media’s Emerging Stars; Media Girls Network Brown Sugar Award, celebrating women in the industry impacting the culture; Southside High School Alumni Association ‘Shine the Light On ‘em’ Award’ celebrating Dinwiddie, VA natives and their remarkable accomplishments.


Shanique has contributed to several publications, including HubSpot, Complex, and more. She relocated to Atlanta in 2019, taking on the role of social media manager for aspireTV – the lifestyle television network founded by Magic Johnson. There she spearheaded content for hit shows, including cooking series like Butter & Brown and G. Garvin Live! Shanique is a tenacious and dedicated creator and professional writer with more than seven years of experience in professional writing, digital content production, social writing, and assisting in improving consumer marketing processes for well-established brands.


Shanique has a bachelor's degree in mass communications with a focus in broadcast journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University.
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