Tom Joyner has always been recognized as a man on the move. He first came to public attention by hosting a morning radio show in Dallas and an afternoon show in Chicago simultaneously for eight years, flying back-and-forth between jobs daily. In the 1990s his popularity soared as the host of a nationally syndicated morning radio program. As nationally syndicated radio programs became a hot trend in the 1990s, Joyner became the biggest star in black radio.
Born and raised in Lexington, KY. A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and Shaw University with degrees in broadcasting and business management her passion for radio began at the age of 12.
Jodi’s love for music proved she’s one of the best in the business, she was awarded the BRE Drummer award for Music Director of the year, and nominated Assistant Program Director and Music Director of the year by Billboard magazine.
Jodi’s career spans over 20 years in radio and television. She began her stint in radio as the midday host, morning show host and assistant program director and production director for WCKU. Jodi came to Raleigh in 1993 as WQOK’s afternoon drive-time announcer and was later became Music Director.
She likes to keep it real by connecting with her audience with her conversational and smooth delivery. Jodi feels radio is more than just playing music, she feels a responsibility to motivate and inspire her listeners to dream big and be the best they can be.
She’s interviewed national and political figures including President Obama, the legendary Eddie Levert , Actress Angela Bassestt, John Legend, and she’s not afraid to ask the tough questions.
Jodi is committed to the community especially the annual Breast Cancer “Race for The Cure” walk and loves to MC public service events. She enjoys sports, reading , cooking especially fresh foods from her garden and an avid photographer.
Jodi keeps her listeners up to date on what’s hot in the entertainment industry, and credits her success and longevity in radio to God and her loyal listeners. Listen to her on WFXC/WFXK Monday-Saturdays from 10-a-3p
omedian, author, actor and television personality D.L. Hughley has been signed to host a weekday radio broadcast on Foxy 107.1 and 104.3 (WFXC/WFXK.) This exciting, music-intensive afternoon show will launch on Radio One Raleigh’s heritage R&B and Classic Soul station on August 26.
Comedian DL Hughley is hitting airwaves in a big way. He has tapped well-known media personality Jasmine Sanders and rising comedian Steve Wilson to co-host The DL Hughley Show with him.
In addition to airing on Radio One’s Foxy 107.1 and 104.3 in Raleigh, The D.L. Hughley Show will be distributed by REACH Media Inc. which currently reaches an audience of over 12 million listeners, predominantly African American, through radio, as well as digital media.
Hughley, ready to take people on a no holds ride of humor and reality in the afternoons, stated, “I’m very excited to get back to radio and it couldn’t have come at a better time. I think radio fits my sensibility. I want to be fast, I want to be funny, I want to be topical. I want to make people laugh a lot and think a little. Some people want to push the envelope – I want to see if I can singe it a little.”
Hughley established himself as a stand-up comedian propelling to stardom with the Original Kings of Comedy Tour and a subsequent movie release. He went on to a have hit television show, The Hughleys, and has followed that up with a successful best-selling book, comedy specials and television appearances. Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, D.L. served as host of his own talk show on CNN, D.L. Hughley Breaks the News.
On radio, Hughley previously hosted a fast developing morning show in New York in 2009 -2010.
The D.L. Hughley Show can be heard from 3-7pm on Foxy 107.1 and 104.3 in addition to a live stream at www.foxync.com.