"Toni Beckham, president of PR, et Cetera is an excellent communicator. She has superb people skills and top-notch public relations abilities, not to mention her long list of invaluable contacts.
I am a communications professional who worked with Toni for several years at "CityFlight Newsmagazine." I highly recommend her for any public relations project, no matter how big or small. She's friendly, reliable and committed to her clients’ success. You can expect nothing less than the utmost in professionalism.”
Joan Burke Stanford
Freelance Writer & Editor
Jazzy Pen Communications
"I credit Toni Beckham with obtaining the overwhelming media coverage that ultimately led to a Paramount Pictures feature film based on my life story. The film, titled "Coach Carter," is being produced by MTV Films and Tollin/Robbins Productions. Veteran actor Samuel L. Jackson will portray me in the movie. Singing sensation Ashanti will perform in her first movie acting role. The film is scheduled to reach movie theaters late 2004."
Coach Ken Carter
"Toni is a very experienced PR specialist. She is knowledgeable, very professional, and highly valued in the public relations industry. She has been a client of mine [BlackPR.com] for several years, and I'm glad to have the opportunity to work with her."
Dante Lee, president & CEO
Dante Lee International
(formerly Diversity City Media)
and co-founder, Lee Moss Media
"I have worked with Toni on numerous projects requiring my graphics skills – dating back more than 10 years. As a creative professional, I’ve found Toni to be among the most effective professional communicators with whom I’ve collaborated. She is a joy to work with, always describing her graphics needs clearly and concisely. Her skill, demeanor and realistic expectations consistently facilitate my delivery of effective and attractive design solutions to her, and her clients."
C. Scott Hayden
"Oriki Theater has enjoyed the great expertise that PR, et Cetera brings to its clients in the area of marketing and audience development. From our season productions to community outreach programs, you and your staff have always brought a personal touch to our projects. I am always impressed with your ability to turn our sometimes sketchy ideas into full blown and professionally executed marketing campaigns. Oriki Theater is honored to join the long list of your happy clients. Thank you for your commitment to excellence and community spirit. It is always a joy working with you."
Chike C. Nwoffiah, Executive Director
Oriki Theater, Inc., Mt. View, CA
"PR, et Cetera. has facilitated tremendous media exposure throughout the world for MYIA, Inc. and our daughter, 14-year-old company founder and president, Myia Jones. Toni Beckham's efforts have resulted in worldwide media coverage for the nonprofit company and its founder, which lead to awards, recognitions and panel and keynote speaker engagements. A highly professional, cutting-edge entity, PR, et Cetera is our only choice for a public/media relations firm. The personal attention that we receive is extremely professional and extraordinaire! We feel blessed to have the honor and privilege to have PR, et Cetera. as part of our team for years to come."
Herb Jones, CEO
"I have used Toni's services regularly over a number of years. She has written top press releases for my clients and has pitched stories to the media successfully. We just completed a press release for my client, and the results were the best to date. I highly recommend
PR, et Cetera for public relations and email distributions. She's a top professional and one of the best in the industry."
"Toni has a fantastic network of Bay Area people, including media! If you're trying to promote an event or product, let Toni work her network and send it out to her distribution list! Toni is also great at designing HTML formatted press releases, which always make everything look so much more appealing to recipients."
Kim Bardakian, director
PR & Partnerships, Visit Oakland
"Toni, I am so very, very impressed with your dissemination of the most helpful services and events in our community. Through your agency, I stay more abreast of the Bay Area than through any other media. With great appreciation of your exemplary service."
Marjorie A. Craig, president
Help Kenyan Children Survive and Thrive
"... you have been a fantastic resource, not only to the Bay Area African American community, but to the world. Many of your announcements circle the globe! Much love to you and PR et Cetera!
Chris Norwood, founder
Bay Area Tutoring Association
and Code Writing Kids
Clients: Past & Present
100 Black Men of Silicon Valley, Inc.
100 Black Men of the Bay Area, Inc.
African American Community
Health Advisory Committee
Allen Temple Baptist Church
Alonzo Davis, visual artist
American Heart Association
Bay Area Black Expo
Bay Area Black United Fund, Inc. (BABUF)
Bay Area Tutoring Association
Beat the Streets, Inc.
Beebe Memorial Cathedral CME Church
Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo
Black Jewels Ladies Golf Association
Black Legend Awards
Brenda Wade, Ph.D.
Brian Copeland, comedian | radio personality
Carl Ray, actor | educator | activist
CDA Consulting Group
Center of Hope Community Church
City Career Fair Productions
City of Oakland
CityFlight Media Network
Coach Ken Carter
Crossover Creative Group
Denise Michelle Harris, author
Deon Price, author
Doris Bibbs, author
Dr. Frank S. Greene Scholars Program
Dr. Raye Mitchell, attorney | social entreprenuer
D.R. Roberts Event Management
East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC)
EVOLVE the Gallery
Frankie Holtz-Davis, author
Gallo Center for the Arts
Gumbo for the Soul Publications
Healthy Communities, Inc. (Healthy Oakland)
Henrietta J. Burroughs, editor “EPA Today”
Ira Hill, jazz vocalist/recording artist
J’LaChic Productions/Top Shelf Classics
Jazzy Pen Communications
Joy Elan, author and published poet
Julia Hare, Ph.D., author
Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
Montalvo Arts Center
Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD)
Nat'l Coalition of 100 Black Women/OBAC
New Orleans Bill's Creole Foods
Nita Bee’s Tastys
Paul Lamar Hunter, author
Phil Perry, R&B/Jazz vocalist
Physicians Medical Forum
Rainbow/PUSH Silicon Valley Project
R.T. Fisher & Associates
Ron Duprat, celebrity chef
Rowlan Hill, award-winning auctioneer
San Francisco African American Chamber
San Francisco Black Film Festival (SFBFF)
Shelly Tatum Presents
Silicon Valley African Film Festival (SVAFF)
Silicon Valley Black Chamber of Commerce
Sisters Network, Inc., San Francisco Chapter
Tabia African-American Theater Ensemble
Take Wings Foundation
Tenina "Suga-T" Stevens
Terri J. Vaughn, actress
Terry E. Hill, author
Theatre 39 on PIER 39
Theatre on San Pedro Square
The Smiley Group, Inc.
Tracy African American Association, LLC
Urban Solutions (So. of Market Foundation)
Varner PR Agency
Veronica Blair, aerialist | trapeze artist
Wambui Bahati, actress | author | playwright
WE ARE CODE Hackathon
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Woody Carter, Ph.D., author
XCEL Educational Services