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TV Show “Positive Progression” Providing Consistent Voice Since 1991

Positive Progression

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016, “Positive Progression” is a one-hour, magazine-style television program airing three-times-a-week covering the brightest stars and the boldest stories in movies, music, TV and more. Viewed in global international territories, “Positive Progression” has been a consistent force and go-to source for introducing the most exciting and influential movers and shakers in the urban entertainment world.

Positive Progression
High Impact Media Founder & Positive Progression Host Chris Johnson

The program has prominently assisted in propelling stars such as Taraji P. Henson, Samuel L. Jackson and Tyler Perry at the movies to Beyoncé, PINK, Jay-Z, Yolanda Adams, Joe Sample, John Legend and Sean Paul in music to television series’ such as “Scandal,” “Queen Sugar” and “Insecure.” The show also covers high profile award shows and industry events. Wherever the powerful and stellar may be, “Positive Progression” is there.

Produced/programmed by New York native Chris Johnson, multi-award-winning “Pos

itive Progression” reaches over 27 million households, including the Eastern Caribbean (Jamaica, Barbados, Turks & Caicos, etc.), United Kingdom, Canada and U.S. territories (New York tri-state area and The Carolinas). Over two-and-a-half decades, “Positive Progression,” has connected the audiences to the entertainment information they seek.

A proud product of Raleigh, North Carolina, “Positive Progression” launched in September 1991 as an R&B/Hip Hop music video show. Over the years, it has aggressively evolved into a full-service entertainment magazine of the airwaves encompassing global music formats (Hip Hop, R&B, Pop, Latin, Caribbean, Jazz, Gospel and more). The city of Raleigh presented the respected program with its Pioneer Award for “Longest Running Show on the Raleigh Television Network.”

About High Impact Media
High Impact Media is a marketing & media company targeting multi-cultural audiences through its flagship program, “Positive Progression,” targeted at the 21-54 demographic. For more details, visit


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Phyllis Coley
Phyllis D. Coley is CEO/Publisher of Spectacular Magazine and Host of Spectacular Magazine Radio Show. With a B.A. in English from NCCU, the Durham native began her professional career as Promotions/Marketing Director for New York City’s WKTU-FM. While at the radio station, Coley discovered the rap group Kid ‘n Play and managed them for five years, guiding their music and movie careers to success. Moving back to Durham, Coley produced a nationally syndicated television show, The Electric Factory, while working as News Director for FOXY 107/104. In April 2002, recognizing a void in highlighting the achievements of African Americans, she started her own business publishing ACE Magazine. Coley launched Spectacular Magazine in November 2004. Recognizing the lack of pertinent and truthful information, Coley began Spectacular Magazine Radio Show in March 2009. Coley is the organizer of Durham's Annual MLK/Black History Month Parade and the Annual North Carolina Juneteenth Celebration. She currently serves on Central Children’s Home Board of Directors, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Advisors, as Immediate Past Secretary of the Durham Rotary Club Board of Directors and is one of the founding members of the Triangle United Way’s African American Leadership Initiative.

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