Tocsin (defined as: an alarm or warning bell) Media & Marketing offers a unique platform to freedom fighters seeking to produce diverse content through writing and/or video.
Our company produces content through blogs, videos, books, and magazines. Exploring topics such as social justice, criminal justice reform, racism, discrimination, police brutality, entertainment and so much more.
We also provide political candidates an opportunity to present their strategy to improve social injustice and/or poverty during their political campaign. In addition to exposing mistreatment and neglect of inmates & victims of poverty.
Tocsin Media & Marketing’s mission is to explore, expose, and inform the world through voiceless individuals determined to make a difference.
FOUNDER & CEO
Shanique Byrd is the founder and CEO of Tocsin Magazine and devoted advocate to prison reform.
Ms. Byrd began her journey as a publisher in the summer of 2010. During that time, she interviewed celebrities like Nelly, Ray J, Jordan Peele, Gayle King, The Game, LisaRaye and many others.
Today, Shanique spends most of her time working on criminal justice reform and advocating for people behind bars.
Our brilliant team of writers are dedicated to sharing the stories of today that will tell the narratives of tomorrow. They pride themselves on speaking on challenging topics and finding perspectives that may be easily ignored. Follow them on their pages.
Janelle is an author of more than 20 Novels available on Amazon.com.
Janelle is working with Tocsin Magazine
to empower the people,
with the chances,
and abilities that we all have within us.
Janelle Rae Moore is an intersexual,
fighting for his/her rights along the way.
An experienced writer and blogger. He has written for a variety of different
publications over the last years including Voy Travel Magazine, Knuckle Down Lacrosse, and The
Rochester Insomniac. Topics for his articles include sports, travel, music, history and local Rochester
special interest features. James has a BA from Oswego and an Associate’s degree from Monroe
Community College. His interests include history, travel, animation, film and music. He plans to share
these interests with the readers of Tocsin Magazine through insightful blog posts that will interest and
entertain the reader.
From Serbia, a content writer and blogger. He worked as a high school teacher for seven years as well as an online tutor/writer on the Brainly platform. He has also written articles for other platforms such as Forex, evaluations of teacher work on the Bloomboard platform. When living abroad, Milos worked as a chef. He developed cooking as a hobby and passion. He has a deep love for traveling, music, and art. Milos has traveled to a variety of countries and gained many acquaintances and unforgettable moments.
Francine Houston is a multitalented individual who enjoys fashion, graphics/media and writing. She is a graduate of the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Mich., with a bachelor’s degree in communication design. Francine also earned associate’s degrees in applied graphic design from Mott Community College in Flint, Mich., and in fashion design from the International Academy of Design and Technology in Troy, Mich. Furthermore, she is a graduate of the School of the Bible 2 in Southfield, Mich.
She is also the founder of two businesses: FH Designs, for which she is the principal fashion designer, and Cineik Media. Francine was recognized for her accomplishments with the Excellence Award from Women of Distinction magazine in 2015.