About Chenelle Covin
Editor-in-Chief of Unheard Voices, Communications Consultant, and Web/Graphic Designer
Chenelle Covin is a native of Neptune, NJ and a proud Scarlet Flier alumni.
Chenelle Renee’ Covin has attended Rutgers University-Newark and graduated from Monmouth University with honors with a degree in Business Administration. While at Monmouth University, Chenelle received the Mullaney Entrepreneurial Award for her dedication and commitment for creating a positive narrative about the black community through media platforms. In addition, during her undergrad studies, Chenelle was the president of the college division NAACP at Monmouth University, co-host of Real Talk, Real Issues, Real People radio show on WMCX radio, and served on the board of NABFE (National Association of Black Female Entrepreneurs). Chenelle and Unheard Voices was also the recipient of the 2010 NAACP Unsung Hero Award for her community work aligned with media communications. After taking a brief time off, Chenelle enrolled at Monmouth to pursue her masters in Corporate and Public Communications where she will be graduating this summer with high honors and will receive a certification in new media and public relations. Chenelle is also a writer working on her first memoir and co-authoring a book on race relations. Most recently, she became a contributor for The Huffington Post where she shares informative stories about life issues. Her articles are also published on Medium.com.
Ms. Covin accomplished her first successful endeavor by launching Chenelle Designs shortly after graduating high school. At the time, the 17-year-old budding entrepreneur applied her computer science skills, that she mastered with no formal training, to create a web development company that allowed her to work on projects with the likes of American Idol, celebrity book author Larry Wilson Jr, musicians, and various organizations.
But computer science is not only Chenelle’s forte.
Shortly after graphic & web designing, Chenelle began to focus on branding, media relations, and publishing. Through Chenelle’s contributions, she has worked as a digital producer for Dirty Laundry a sitcom-like web series, developed documentaries, and developed a communications internship program that ran at the Adam “Bucky” James Community Center in Long Branch, NJ from the years 2013-2015 under the direction of Theodore Drakeford. During her time being the coordinator of the communications internship program, Chenelle executive produced an online tv show called UV Live TV Show and held Unheard Voices first talent showcase at the center.
Currently, Ms. Covin serves as the Editor-in-Chief/Communications Manager of Unheard Voices Magazine, an award-winning online magazine known as the authoritative voice of the voiceless. The publication is setting its path as the who’s who in urban media by its thought provoking stories on social issues, LGBT issues, race relations, and creating a positive image for the black community. With Unheard Voices, she has formed a partnership with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School (formerly Asbury Park Middle School), to create positive narratives about the Asbury Park students and the community.
Unheard Voices also functions as a music website highlighting upcoming talent with a site called (Unheard Underground) With Chenelle’s contributions, the division has formed partnerships with record labels, pr firms, and one of the biggest music platforms Reverbnation. Unheard Voices also has a sister site called Jerseyvoices.com where she is the Editor-In-Chief. In 2010, Unheard Voices received the NAACP Unsung Hero Award given by the Asbury Park/Neptune NAACP Chapter.
Today, Chenelle works in education and communications. Her ultimate goal is to serve the community in any way she can with her knowledge and expertise in media, public relations, & entertainment.
Chenelle is very active in her community. She has an unwavering commitment to giving back to a community that has helped shaped and mold her into the woman she is today.
Ms. Covin is available for booking for speaking engagements, television, radio, and publication interviews.
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I’m A Black Man Video Project (2016)
This project was also featured and displayed for Monmouth University’s Scholarship Week
Unheard Voices TV w/ Adam Bucky James Center (2014 – 2015)