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Thursday, December 27, 2012 Announces 1st Visionary Media Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Announces 1st Visionary Media Award Winner

Media Contact:   Cyrus Webb, Director of Pubicity
                         Nebo Media Group/ Nebo Publishing
                 601.896.5616 is pleased to announce that it's 1st Visionary Media Award winner is acclaimed filmmaker Janks Morton for his documentary "Hoodwinked".

"This documentary is a "must see" for every African American in the country," says Charles Clark, Founder of and Editor-In-Chief of Brotha Magazine. " this film shows the myths of the African American male and then reveals the truth."

"Hoodwinked" is the much anticipated and long awaited sequel to 2007 Best African American Documentary "What Black Men Think". The film addresses how some have allowed Black identity to be twisted and maligned, while also adopting this societal defamation of character as their own belief set.

Janks Morton is a groundbreaking international and award winning Documentarian. As founder of iYAGO ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, LLC, he states “the company came into existence to reflect both the conscious and unconscious soul of Black America". JANKS MORTON has been in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years and is a much sought-after teacher, lecturer, commentator and motivational speaker. He has convened workshops, seminars and served as panelist and keynote speaker at colleges, universities, prisons, conferences, churches and community centers around the world.

This award will be given annually to person(s) using a media platform to inform, educate, and inspired the our community.

Find out more about Janks Morton and his work at

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About Cyrus Webb

Cyrus Webb, is the President of Conversations Media Group (home of Conversations LIVE Radio, Conversations Magazine and Conversations Book Club) and Shadow Play Entertainment. Since 1999 he has used his love of the arts and books to create a brand that has not only showcased his own work but that of others around the United States. To date he has hosted hundreds of art shows and poetry readings around the South, garnering thousands of attendees and a devoted following.

In 2003 he began host and producing the radio show Conversations LIVE ( on WMPR 90.1 FM in Jackson, MS. Today it is heard not only in the South but online through and In 2012 over 1.1 million listeners tuned in to the program which features authors, recording artists, community leaders and ordinary individuals during extraordinary things.

Because of the hundreds of interviews he conducts each year Webb began Conversations Magazine ( in April 2006 as another platform to showcase some of the stories he was sharing over the air. Since then the print magazine has grown to include over 5k yearly subscribers the United States, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Greece and Canada.

The last member of the Conversations family was the book club ( which began in November 2006. Featuring both in-person and online meetings, it has grown into one of the largest co-ed reading groups in the United States, hosting over 100 author events and gaining national attention from outlets such as the Chicago Tribune.

Webb is currently working on a revamped edition of his television show Conversations with Cyrus Webb, with plans to begin in the Summer of 2013.

He can be reached at or 601.896.5616 or through his webpage