Tonisha Johnson – Mom & Entrepreneur


Airing: Episode 492, Week of Saturday, May 11

Our business reporter Jacque Lubin sits down for a chat with a new media mogul who happens to be a single mom. When it comes to fashion entertainment and film Anide Media has the 411 and we are happy to welcome the founder and publisher Tonisha Johnson, who built her business from the ground up and turned it into an overnight, online success.

Anide Media, an outside-the-box entertainment company encompasses everything from the business of entertainment to film festivals and fashion events. The secret part of everything Tonisha does is philanthropy. While Anide Media may seem like an average business, Tonisha is also running a magazine and there’s a lot of independents who don’t know what they’re doing. A good idea is not necessarily enough to make money.

Tonisha is also a single mom with three kids and manages to balance all of it. Being a mom is her motivation, especially to work. Sometimes when you’re single, it can be easy to get away and focus. With the kids, besides having responsibility and giving them an example and show that a lot of things can happen for you.