Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2014
by She Magazine
Creator of What Going On Webshow and Blog
Digital Media Platform


What do you get when you give an opportunity to a small town girl from Ridgeland, SC with a determination for success and a knack for media and marketing? You get a woman with the knowledge and know-how to build the customer base of any business through digital marketing and media ventures. This woman is known as Katrina Garnes, and she’s here as both a media goddess and an example of success to black women across the country who desire to overcome their circumstances.

Since graduating from Francis Marion University with her Bachelor’s in Communications, Katrina has not only assisted in the marketing efforts of several businesses in the Southeast area, she has been a motivator to thousands of young adults who have dreams of becoming impactful professionals in society. With her sensational personality, thousands of women have come to see her speak at various empowerment events and digital marketing workshops. Katrina is also the Curator of “Digital Empowerment Mastermind”, which was the first event in SC for women with careers in digital communications.

As a millennial, Katrina has achieved enormous success publishing eBooks, owning her own business, and being named She Magazine’s “Young Entrepreneur of the Year”. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the media outlet, “What’s Going On”. While growing her business Cold Storm Media Productions LLC to exponential levels, she is currently embarking on new and exciting ventures!

Does she ever stop? No! This is only the beginning of the biography of Katrina Garnes. As she continues to grow, she hopes you stick around to not only witness her success but to be motivated and determined to reach equal or higher levels.



  • "Katrina Garnes is an amazing person to work with. No matter how crazy my ideas may be, she always pulls it off! I'm so happy I met her and I will continue to work with her for all visuals projects for Addie's Baby Paint and Wine Studio."

    Winter Moore
    Winter Moore Addie's Baby Paint and Wine Studio / Owner
  • "Katrina Garnes is a reliable professional and provides top notch services. She has helped increase social media engagement as well as assisted with launching an international campaign for my business. I recommend her if you want affordable, quality, services for your event or business!"

    Melody Thomas
    Melody Thomas I Define Success / Founder
  • "It's not often that you find pure talent like Katrina. Along with talent, she has drive. With those two qualities, Katrina will accomplish anything she sets her mind to."

    Teresa Holmes
    Teresa Holmes IMAGINEI Magazine / Editor
  • "Drive. Determination. Desire. These words immediately come to mind when I think of Katrina Garnes. Equipped with an outgoing personality, creativity, and brilliance, Katrina easily excels in all areas of communication and journalism."

    Joshua Keith
    Joshua Keith Dolce Vita Chocolate and Wine Tasting Room / Owner
  • "Katrina assisted me with launching my first social media campaign! The campaign consisted of the creation of a Facebook page, social media advertisement, and a feature on her webshow, What's Going On?. She was able to execute this campaign which resulted in an increase on my online followers, broadened my reach for potential clients, and assisted with making myself and my law firm more recognized in the community."

    Attorney Linward Edwards
    Attorney Linward Edwards The Law Offices of Linward Edwards / Attorney

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