Media Kit

Cocktail Chronicles is a great way to advertise and participate in sponsorship opportunities to touch consumers who are concerned with making the best beverage choices, both alcohol and non-alcohol.  We have a loyal following of over 25,000 consumers that look to us as their main source for Beverage Industry News.

The mission of Cocktail Chronicles is to inform and educate consumers on wines, beers, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages by providing knowledge that assists them in being confident, smart, aware, and responsible in their cocktail and beverage selections.  We achieve this through online daily articles, weekly video blogs, monthly live discussions on-premise, and teaching safety and awareness within high schools and college environments.

Vision Statement:
To become the world’s leading source for beverage industry news, both alcohol and non-alcohol.

Values Statement:
Cocktail Chronicles is committed to empowering consumers with their beverage choices to encourage all beverage manufacturers to be socially responsible to their supporting communities and to welcome diversity within their organizations.

Online Advertising:

Through well-positioned banner ads, text links and video opportunities, Cocktail Chronicles makes it easy for advertisers to reach their target audience and make their brand stand out online in a clutter-free environment.

Now advertisers can utilize cutting edge technologies to connect online with thousands of potential customers more efficiently and with pinpoint accuracy by delivering contextually and geographically targeted messages.

Viewer Profile:

Age Groups:

21 – 34                        30%

35 – 44                        35%

45 – 54                        25%

55+                        10%

Household Income:

75k+                        25%

50k – 74,000            45%

30k – 49,999            20%

Below 30k            10%

Median Income: $65,000

Home Ownership:

Own Home            45%

Rent Home            55%

Presence of Children:

0 Child Households             51%

1 Child Households            24%

2 Child Households             15%

3 Child+                        10%

Gender:

Male                        25%

Female                        50%

LGBT                        25%

Education:

Bachelors:             70%

Masters:             20%

Doctoral:             5%

No Degree:             5%

Website Culture Demographics:

Black:            85%

White:           5%

Latino:            5%

Other:             5%

Website Visits (Since Launch On September 10, 2015):

1600 Unique Visits Monthly

 

Social Media Followers (Since Launch On September 10, 2015):

Facebook – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 818 Followers

Facebook – Je’ Wesley Personal Page – 5,000 Followers

Twitter – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 757 Followers

Twitter – Je’ Wesley Personal Page – 579 Followers

Instagram – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 868 Followers

Instagram – Je’ Wesley Personal Page – 1,026 Follwers

Periscope – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 65 Followers

Pinterest – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 1,200 Followers

MailChimp – Cocktail Chronicles Email – 2,734 Subscribers

YouTube – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 149 Subscribers

Google Meet Up – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 372 Subscribers

LinkedIn – Je’ Wesley Personal Page – 1,548 Followers

LinkedIn – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 79 Followers

Facebook Ads – Cocktail Chronicles Page – 5,000 Additional Reach

Facebook Organic Shares – 8,500 Additional Reach

Total Social Media Followership = 28,695

 

Cocktail Chronicles offers a variety of different multi-digital platforms that are great for consumers and audience members to engage and learn more about how beverages impact them.  This is done by coupling a variety of topics to your beverage choices.  These platforms consist of The After Dark Edition; the YouTube Coverage On Location Edition; the weekly 2 Minute Sip on Periscope and Facebook Live; and the Campus versi.

We empower beverage consumers by confirming and dispelling myths, drinking etiquette and decorum tips, and knowledge that will assist you in becoming a smarter and more aware consumer.  Every month we host live, fun, mature, and healthy discussions about alcohol and beverages.  Cocktail Chronicles After Dark Edition is a popular event that allows consumers to enjoy a drink while interacting with a live panel discussion. . Examples of those topics are:

Monthly Forum Attendance

September 10, 2015 – Atlanta, GA             75 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “What Everyone Should Know When Ordering A Drink”

Celebrity Guests:

  • Jermaine Dupree, Music Producer
  • Brian-Michael Cox, Song Writer
  • Veronica Waters, News Reporter
  • Tracye Bryant, Author
  • Gregory Lee, NBA News Director & Former NABJ President*
  • Eric Stirgus, Managing Editor of The Atlanta Journal Constitution & Current AABJ President**

To Read Event Recap Click HERE!!!

October 20, 2015 – Atlanta, GA             100 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Drinks & Sex: Why Do I Become Sexually Aroused When I Drink?”

Confirmed Guests:

  • Deborah Hawkes, Life Coach – VH1’s “Bye Felicia”
  • Aaron Turpeau, America’s Love Doctor – Relationship Therapist
  • Paula Hewlette, Chief Executive Officer – Local Choice Spirits

 

November 2015 – Atlanta, GA             150 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Why Do I Become Emotional or Aggressive When I Drink?”

Confirmed Guests:

  • Host: Deborah Hawkes, Life Coach – VH1’s “Bye Felicia”
  • Dr. Sarah Vinson – Psychiatrist
  • Mariano Wallace – General Manager, KCE Bars

 

December 2015 – Atlanta, GA             35 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Am I Going To Hell For Indulging In Alcohol?”

Confirmed Guests:

  • Host: Tracye Bryant, Author of “This Twisted Life
  • Dr. Kenneth L. Sammuel, Sr. Pastor of Victory UCC
  • Le’Andria Johnson, Grammy Award Winning Gospel Artist
  • Alphonzo McDonald, Pastor of New Beginnings International Church

 

January 2016 – Atlanta, GA             40 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “How Does Alcohol & Soda Impact My Waistline”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Veronica Waters, News Reporter at WSB Channel 2
  • DaShaun F. Johnson, Nike Trainer & Abs Sculpter
  • Raeha Kim, Master Yoga Instructor

To Read Event Recap Click Here!!!

February 2016 – Atlanta, GA             60 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “How Does Alcohol Impact My Relationship?”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Veronica Waters, News Reporter at WSB Channel 2
  • Dr. Aaron Turpeau, Black America’s Love Doctor
  • M.Cole & Nadia Jones, Newly Weds (12.13.2014)
  • Stephen Thurston, Relationship Strategist

 

March 2016 – Atlanta, GA             30 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Is Alcohol The Key To Unblocking Writers Block?”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Curtis Bunn, Essence No. 1 Best Selling Author
  • Mary Parker, Author of “Chick In Charge”
  • Keena McClendon, Marketing Strategist
  • Mari K. Bell, Author of “The Quarters”
  • Ashley Adams, Author of “The Ashley Way”

 

April 2016 – Atlanta, GA             40 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “What Are The Unwritten Rules of Drinking With Superiors, Peers, and Subordinates?”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host, Brian Hilliard, Author & Business Coach
  • Darlene McGinnis, Regional HR Manager at GREIF INC
  • Dr. Sam Sanders, Professor of HR & Director of Academic Affairs (Univ of Phoenix)
  • Dr. Indigo Triplett, CEO of Careers In Transition
  • Dr. Traron Moore, Director of Human Resources

To Read Event Recap Click Here!!!

May 2016 – Atlanta, GA             150 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Should Politicians Get A Sipping Pass”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Tracye Bryant, Author of “This Twisted Life”
  • Dee Dawkins-Haigler, GA State Representative – District 91
  • Aaron Turpeau, Sr – Chairman of the Underground Railroad
  • Derrick Jackson – State Representative Candidate – District 64
  • Tharon Johnson – Director of Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Rashad Richey – Talk Show Host – 1380 WAOK – CBS Radio

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June 2016 – Atlanta, GA             40 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Cocktails & Money: Does Your Sip Impact Your Pockets?”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Tracye Bryant, Author of “This Twisted Life”
  • Terrell Dickens, Wealth Empowerment Speaker
  • Alistair Edwards, VP of Legal Shield
  • Kine’ Corder, Author and Financial Therapist
  • Sonia Booker, Author and Wealth Coach

 

July 2016 – Atlanta, GA             125 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Cocktails & Music: Do Your Sip Impact Your Rhyme?”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Frank Ski, V-103 Radio Personality
  • Jarvis Mays, R&B Singer
  • Marquise Lofton, Jazz 91.9 Radio Personality
  • Isaac M. Hamm III, Owner of IM3Media.com
  • Kirsten Daniels, Talent Manangement
  • Bryan-Michael Cox, Grammy Award Wining Songwriter & Producer

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July 2016 – New York, NY             50 Guests In Attendance

Topic: “Cocktails & Networking: What Are The Unwritten Rule To Drinking With Superiors, Peers, and Subordinates? #DRUNKATWORK”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Dion Rabouin, News Reporter – Reuters
  • Je’ Wesley Day – Founder of Cocktail Chronicles
  • Koby Benvenisti – Owner of Today’s Millionaire

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August 2016 – Washington, D.C.             35 Guests In Attendance

Topic: ““Cocktails & Networking: What Are The Unwritten Rule To Drinking With Superiors, Peers, and Subordinates? #DRUNKATWORK”

Confirmed Guests

  • Host: Tracye Bryant, Author of “This Twisted Life”
  • Darrel Bogan, U.S. Civil Rights Manager
  • Jacobey Ford, U.S. HR Specialist
  • Duvalier Malone, Empowerment Speaker
  • Tambra Raye Stevenson, CEO of WANDA

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August 2016 – Atlanta, GA             55 Guests In Attendance

Topic: ““Cocktails & Educators: Can Teachers Sip & Post? #TIPSYTEACHER

Confirmed Guests

  • Moderator: Marissa Mitchell, News Reporter – Fox 5 News
  • Dr. LaTonya Martin, Teacher – Atlanta Public Schools
  • Tim City, Director of Fine Arts – Atlanta Public Schools
  • Dr. Tony Lamair Burks III,  Chief Learning Officer – LEADRIGHT

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Updated On: October 2016, 2016

  • *NABJ = National Association of Black Journalists
  • **AABJ = Atlanta Association of Black Journalists