Journalist in California
Germany Kent is an award-winning journalist, positivity & social media etiquette expert, professional speaker, media personality and global social media influencer who has been ranked as one of the Top 100 leaders in social media marketing, named Top 100 people to follow on Twitter, Top 25 individuals & brands in social media marketing, and amongst the Top 15 most influential social media marketing influencers on Twitter.
Kent is also a HOPE ambassador, dubbed The Hope Guru™. The social media maven has become a voice for digital branding and is an advocate for mental health, and social media ethics. She advocates to end cyberbulling, and promotes the use of manners and positivity in digital age communication. She uses her campaign 'You Are What You Tweet' to educate, and evoke emotion in people about Internet etiquette.
Kent has appeared across all mediums (TV, radio, print, online) and has been featured and interviewed as a national authority on social media in Fast Company, Bloomberg Business, Inc. Magazine, The Examiner, Hartford Business, Herald Tribune, Yahoo News, and countless others. Guest appearances on radio and television include: NPR, Money Matters Radio, iHeart Radio, CBS, Blog Talk Radio, FOX, The CW, ABC, & NBC.
Kent is also a multitalented SAG-AFTRA actress and model who has achieved commercial and print success appearing in spots for companies such as NIKE, VERIZON, DOVE, COORSLIGHT, AT&T, and TARGET. She most recently was seen in commercials for CARRIER and eHARMONY. Kent has loaned her voice to the magic-making giant DISNEY, and has been seen in multiple commercial/TV spots for the company, including one for the Disney Aulani Resort.
As a multimedia producer, reporter and writer, Kent has experience in front of and behind the camera. She has numerous PR credits and is an accomplished Host and Celebrity Interviewer. Some notable people she has interviewed include Maria Shriver, Debbie Allen, Phylicia Rashad, Vanessa Williams, Gloria Allred, Cathy Hughes, Jon Voight, Loretta Devine, Alan Thicke, Joe Morton, Chandra Wilson, Norm Nixon, and Eddie George just to name a few.
Kent completed a dual Bachelor's degree in journalism and marketing at Mississippi State University. In 2015 the university recognized Kent for her contributions to social media and for her literary work. Kent is also an honors graduate of The University of Alabama where she received her Masters degree on a full scholarship.