Vice President, Mosaic Center & Education Services, American Advertising Federation
Ayanna Jackson joined the American Advertising Federation (AAF) in February 2016 as the Assistant Vice President of the AAF's Mosaic Center and Education Services. Jackson is responsible for overseeing the AAF’s Diversity and Inclusion and Education initiatives, which include the Most Promising Multicultural Students program, Mosaic Awards, Mosaic Career Fair & Conference, National Student Advertising Competition and AdCamp. She was promoted to Vice President of the AAF's Mosaic Center and Education Services in 2018.
Last Updated: October 2019
Jackson began her professional career in 1997 at The Washington Post, having worked in both Advertising and Marketing departments. In 2000, she joined The New York Times Advertising department, supporting various ad verticals. Jackson was promoted to Department Store Account Manager, overseeing several of the nation’s top consumer brands. She received The New York Times “President’s Circle Award” for excellence in sales achievement across all print, digital and mobile advertising platforms. Before relocating back to the Washington, DC area, she was Account Manager for Cox Media Group in Atlanta.
Jackson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette in 1994 and a Certificate in Public Relations from New York University in 2012.
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