S. Denice Newton

S. Denice Newton

Founder, Ari'el Rising Network

Wilson, North Carolina (Rocky Mount, North Carolina Area)
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S. Denice Newton's Overview

  • In The Spotlight at Elev8
  • Freelance Writer at TThe Daily Journal

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S. Denice Newton's Summary

Ari'el Rising Network, Founder

Author of:

Two Continents One Hope: Searching The Atlantic For The Souls of Black People

Interception: When Battles Become War

Ari'el Rising: Empowered Women In The 21st Century

Host: National & International Roundtable Radio Broadcast

Gifted and creative writer with great proofreading and editing skills.

Effective oral communicator with proven ability to reach any audience.

Effective Researcher

Results-oriented professional

Specialties: oral communication, public speaking, editing, writing, proofreading, researching, interviewing, meeting deadlines, prioritizing.

S. Denice Newton's Experience


Generation BEFY

June 2009Present (5 years 4 months)

B.E.F.Y. is a youth movement designed to empower youth, minority youth in particular, to seek higher education as a deterrent and counter to the drug/gang culture plaguing communities.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Broadcast Media industry

April 2009Present (5 years 6 months)

I host a talk radio show on Blog Talk Radio entitled, "The Solutions Now! Radio." This show is an "information portal" where we take headline news and current events and break it all down, making sense of the world around us. I interview guests, known and unknown, local and international, acquaintances and celebrities.

In The Spotlight


December 2009December 2009 (1 month)

BP Member Spotlight:
By BIG CED December 26, 2009 4:42 pm


Check out BlackPlanet member, who has started B.E.F.Y., an acronym for black, educated, focused, and yielded. Check out her profile to read more about who she is and what she does. B.E.F.Y. is a youth empowerment movement designed to empower black youth and others in the black community to pursue higher education as a deterrent and counter to the drug/gang culture. This movement will build self esteem, confidence, and offer an alternative to self-destructive lifestyles. She also hosts Afterthoughts With S. Denice Newton.
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Freelance Writer

TThe Daily Journal

April 2002November 2003 (1 year 8 months)

As a freelance writer, I conducted interviews and wrote articles for the Daily Journal's Living Section. Additionally, I served on the Community Advisory Board and often wrote editorials for the opinion page.

S. Denice Newton's Projects

  • Author S. Denice Newton

    • January 2012 to Present
    Team Members: S. Denice Newton, glenda wallace, nadine lee, sheila raye charles, jerri lange, mildred muhammad, diane latiker, lynnette taylor, Katie Hamilton Shaffer, Kari Ruel, leslie ellis

    The Ari'el Rising Network is a meeting place for the empowered. It is a global sisterhood of women from various backgrounds with one focus: to reach out to others and effect change. The AR Network consist of students, educators, entrepreneurs, entertainers, clergy, speakers, authors, athletes, organizers, activists, parents, youth, journalists, supporters and others, that are standing by to serve the global community. If you need an event planner, she's on the network. Looking for a powerful vocalist? Look no further than the network. How about a inspirational speaker for your event? You'll find what you're looking for right here. What makes Ari'el Rising so special? Unity, passion, and compassion. The women and girls of Ari'el Rising have found their roar (passion) and are willing to help you find yours! Join the world's most amazing network today and get on the path to empowerment!

S. Denice Newton's Publications

  • Two Continents One Hope

    • August 15, 2012
    Authors: S. Denice Newton, Foreword by South African Ambassador Thandi Lujabe-Rankoe

    A trip to the continent of Africa in 2011 has raised S. Denice Newton's awareness of the many issues that threaten the annihilation of black people.

  • Interception!

    • April 1, 2013
    Authors: S. Denice Newton

    A young girl's quest to escape the perils of inner city life, lands her on the path of demonic attacks as she chases her dream of becoming a state senator.

  • Ari'el Rising

    • Pink Kiss Publishing
    • April 9, 2014
    Authors: S. Denice Newton

    Empowered women are taking center stage in this powerful book. From the six year old activist/author, to the African diplomat exiled during the days of Apartheid, Ari'el Rising will impact lives around the globe.

S. Denice Newton's Skills & Expertise

  1. Event Management
  2. Non-fiction
  3. Editing
  4. Content Marketing
  5. Staff Development
  6. Politics
  7. Public Speaking
  8. Marketing Communications
  9. Online Research
  10. Film Production
  11. Final Cut Pro
  12. Magazine Articles
  13. Blogging
  14. Social Networking
  15. Publishing
  16. Social Media
  17. Creative Writing
  18. Press Releases
  19. Copy Editing
  20. Books
  21. Entertainment
  22. Radio
  23. Facebook
  24. Magazines
  25. Event Planning
  26. Editorial
  27. Social Media Marketing
  28. Video Production
  29. Interviews
  30. Leadership
  31. Creative Direction
  32. Music
  33. New Media
  34. Journalism
  35. Research
  36. Television
  37. Newsletters
  38. Content Strategy
  39. Teaching
  40. Content Development
  41. Published Author
  42. Proofreading
  43. Storytelling
  44. Copywriting
  45. Web Content
  46. Publicity
  47. Public Relations
  48. Media Relations
  49. Feature Articles
  50. Radio Host

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S. Denice Newton's Education

University of Maryland College Park



Regent University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communication


S. Denice Newton's Additional Information


writing, blogging, following political news, activism, and encouraging others to follow their dreams.

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Honors and Awards:

Army Achievement Medal, Overseas Service Award, Army Sharpshooter Award, Year 2000 Employee of the Year Award (KinderCare Learning Center), Year 2000 Poet of Merit (International Society of Poets), Year 2006 Teacher Assistant of the Year Award (Vick Elementary School).

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