As the Founding/Managing Director of Breakthrough Communications, Carlette DeLeon has embarked on a new phase of her professional career. This new challenge places her in an ideal position to take advantage of her multi-faceted skills in the communications and entertainment fields.
Carlette has extensive experience in marketing and public relations enhanced by keen knowledge of the entertainment industry. Her positions as Promotions Coordinator at The Book Shop and Public Relations Assistant at J. Wray & Nephew Ltd. have also added to her expertise. Her subsequent stint with Shocking Vibes Productions as Public Relations Officer and her dual roles of Publicist and Administrative Manager at Headline Entertainment provided specific training in the intricacies of entertainment.
In a parallel media capacity, Carlette was a featured presenter on RJR's Tech 4 Life, RETV's INtech and a frequent blogger on her own www.CarletteDeLeon.com website. Previously, Carlette also co-hosted TVJ's morning news magazine programme - Smile Jamaica and contributed to a weekly newspaper column - Star's Tech: IT Easy in addition to magazine columns. She also sits on the Boards of Multi-media Jamaica Ltd. (MMJ) and Gleaner Online Limited (GOL), subsidiaries of the Radio Jamaica Group.
Her career has been built on the foundation of a solid education, which consisted of her certificate course in Business Administration at the College of Arts Science and Technology (CAST, now UTech) where she pursued her Marketing Diploma.
Beyond her professional life, Carlette founded the Hope Elliott Foundation to provide scholarships and support to underprivileged students of The Queen’s High School and is a Justice of the Peace.