Vice President ( Affiliate Sales and Distribution)
Renee Mehrra wears several hats with effortless ease. She is the President of Reenbow Media LLC, an advertising, broadcasting and public relations Company in the US. She is the Associate Director for Special Projects at Queens Health Network of NYC’s Health and Hospitals Corp.
A tenacious broadcaster with a burning passion for accurate and compelling story telling and the host of the long running television program, Renee Mehrra has been consistently singled out by the Asian Indian community as one of the most prominent broadcast journalists in the tristate area. Her in depth candid reports have captured the diverse ethnic fiber in the US in an inspirational and incisive manner. She has interviewed diverse personalities: from the unsung heroes that have enriched our lives to renowned musicians, artists, philosophers, authors, doctors, entrepreneurs to the crowd stopping celebrities of Bollywood. Some of her compelling work includes conducting a six week workshop with teens on Combating Cyber bullying,Discrimination & Bias for NYC Commission on Human Rights, Co-host on PBS Television for two hour Live Special on Asian Indians in America, Live Election Special on – Your Voice, Your Choice, and Your Vote on Queens Public Television, Panelist on Justice, Women and Violence, An Honest Conversation at Queens College and host and moderator at the Indian Consulate, NYC on International Women’s Day.
An indefatigable advocate for the South Asian community and a civic and community educator,Renee has dedicated herself to addressing the needs of immigrant communities of the tri state area through television and print media and her nonprofit organization POWER to deepen their awareness about their rights as New Americans so they can create their own stories of success.
She has been invited as guest speaker at different academic institutions. Through the years, she has fostered and built positive working relationships with media partners, community leaders, civic organizations and politicians and has received many awards from appreciative immigrant and social justice partners.
Renee has had many firsts to her name. She was the first South Asian woman to run for NYC Council twice to make a tangible difference in the lives of New Yorkers and break the last frontier for her community. She was the first South Asian to be appointed to the NYC
Commission on Human Rights by Mayor Bloomberg in 2010 and served on the Commission till 2014. Renee is the recipient of the prestigious NYC Mayor’s 2015 Fellowship for Immigrant Women leaders.