Bio

April Reign practiced law for nearly twenty years, honing her talent for public speaking and persuasive writing, but it wasn’t until she walked away from her legal practice that she found her true passion. April is now the Senior Director of Marketing for Fractured Atlas, a nonprofit arts service organization that leverages technology to make the business of art easier for artists and small arts organizations. Reign leads the marketing and branding of Fractured Atlas’ products and services while partnering with the engineering team on product development.

As the Creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, April Reign challenges the lack of representation of marginalized communities in Hollywood and beyond. Reign sustains a movement that has resulted in the most systemic change ever seen in the over 80-year history of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

April Reign owned her opportunity, the results of which are reverberating throughout the entertainment industry.

Studios and production companies are following suit, taking into consideration Reign’s 10-point plan to increase diversity as reported in the Guardian. Follow her on Twitter where she dispenses wit, provocative thought and information 280 characters at a time to an engaged following of over 125,000. The National Journal agreed and recently named April one of the Top 15 Accounts on #BlackTwitter.

Reign has been featured in top digital and print publications, appears on tv and radio shows regularly, and enjoys speaking to audiences worldwide on issues of diversity and inclusion. Recently she has appeared on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, several Sirius XM channels, HLNGood Morning Britain with Piers MorganNews One Now with Roland Martin and more.

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