Isheka N. Harrison

Isheka N. Harrison is an experienced media professional, non-profit consultant, educator, and entrepreneur who believes it is one of the greatest privileges to tell someone’s story. She is committed to amplifying marginalized voices and using her gift of writing to positively impact lives. Her current roles include Founder & Chief Wordologist of Word Out Loud and English Instructor at the historic Miami Northwestern Senior High School, which is also her alma mater. A Miami native with an 18-year track record of crafting words in meaningful ways, Isheka has been a featured speaker, presenter and judge for various organizations. She has also received several recognitions for her work including being selected as a 2022 nominee for NAASD’s inaugural Ida B. Wells Media Award, being named a 2021 Esserman Knight Awards finalist, and being named a Top 40 Under 40 Leader by Legacy Magazine in 2013. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Clark Atlanta University and a master’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Kent State University. Her cornerstone career scripture is Proverbs 16:24: “Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and healing to the bones.”