Alisa Gumbs is the executive managing editor of Black Enterprise, where she plays a crucial role in the planning and execution of content across the organization’s print, digital, events and broadcast platforms. In addition to developing content strategy and managing section editors, she is responsible for the timely production of each issue, including editing articles, determining editorial schedules and managing freelance budgets as well as coordinating the production, art, and copy departments. She’s also involved in the planning of event agendas and digital campaigns, and currently serves as the lifestyle editor. Earlier in her career Gumbs was a senior copy editor and regional feature correspondent at PR Newswire, editing breaking business announcements and counseling clients on the development of feature news releases.