Nia Ngina Meeks


Master of Ceremonies



Nia Ngina Meeks | Thought Catalyst

Nia brings actionable ideas and discourse to media, policy, education, nonprofit and arts arenas as a communications strategist, moderator and freelance journalist.

A Philadelphia native, she has led communications teams for statewide political campaigns as well as local government offices. From The Philadelphia Inquirer to The Dallas Morning News to BlackAmericaWeb.comher writings have provoked thought and led her across the globe. She has earned local, state, regional and national honors, including a Mid-Atlantic Emmy. As a regular Inside Story panelist on market-leader 6abc-TV, her commentary helps shape conversation on public affairs in the region.

The summa cum laude Florida A&M University graduate also studied large-scale reform and executive leadership at Harvard University. Engage her on Twitter: @nmpurpose.