Marsha Jews is host of WEAA’s Keep It Moving with Marsha Jews, which airs Mondays from 7-8 p.m. Marsha is a veteran media personality and public speaker with more than 20 years of executive level work experience. She is editor-at-large at World Bride Magazine and runs a consultancy practice, The Bissell Street Group, which specializes in business and relationship development, event planning, and marketing. Prior to founding Bissell Street, Marsha was president/COO/associate publisher for Career Communications Group; executive director of Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Foundation of Maryland; and vice president of operations for the Modern Day Marine Force in Readiness Military Exposition. She is a co-founder of the Women of Color Technology Awards Conference.
Marsha has won numerous awards including The Visionary Award/Mercedes Benz Corporation, Distinguished Women Award/Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, Maryland’s Top 100 Women, the Scout Award, a recognition award for the establishment of the Margaret DeMan Armstrong “Prize for Excellence Award” at the Baltimore School for the Arts, and State of Maryland Top Citizen Award/Democratic National Committee.
An involved member of the community, Marsha was an appointee of former Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke as a Commissioner for Tourism, Entertainment and Culture; and was appointed by former Governor Parris Glendening to the Maryland Public Television Commission. She has served as a trustee for numerous boards, including the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, the Maryland Institute College of Art, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Enoch Pratt Library and State Resource Library, Port Discovery Children’s Museum, and the YMCA of Central Maryland. Marsha also served on the FANS Board of the Baltimore School for the Arts and the Maryland Citizens for the Arts Advocacy Committee, which was intricately involved in passing the arts and education program in Maryland schools under Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Marsha is a noted public speaker, and has spoken to audiences on topics ranging from leadership, diversity, work/life balance, entrepreneurship, and breaking the glass ceiling.