For more than 10 years, Angelia D. McGowan has worked in a variety of communications roles from community outreach coordinator for health awareness campaigns to publicist for arts organizations.
She has worked on traffic safety campaigns for the Colorado Department of Transportation, a drought-awareness campaign for Denver Water and a healthy-pregnancy campaign for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In April 2006, McGowan traveled to Durban, South Africa to present a poster on CDOT’s award-winning seatbelt program at the Safety 2006: International Prevention and Safety Promotion conference.
As a publicist, she has represented Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Denver Black Arts Festival and the Pan African Arts Society/Starz Denver Pan African Film Festival. She has also served as a freelance writer for community newspapers and as an editor and media relations director in higher education. In 2004, the Colorado Association of Black Journalists named her Public Relations Professional of the Year.
McGowan, who resides in Denver, is the publisher of Canady’s Corner, an online community news release service for nonprofit organizations.