Multimedia talent, Angela Stribling, is an international Jazz Singer, TV & Radio personality, and guest host of The Original Quiet Storm. As one of the most sought after voices in the industry, Angela is the imaging voice for The Quiet Storm, Mercedes-Benz of North America, Watercolors on Sirius/XM, Folgers Coffee, Safeway, and countless other companies. Catch her weekly jazz show "Straight Ahead" airing Sundays 10pm - 2am on WHUR-WORLD 96.3 HD2. She enjoys reading, listening to music, playing guitar, golfing, and flying. Angela is currently in training for a private pilot's license. Stribling is single and lives in Chevy Chase, MD.More Info
Bobby is the producer of the syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show heard weekday mornings from 6am – 10am. He can also be heard on the weekends as the host of the “Weekend Review” on WHUR 96.3 and on Sirius/XM Channel 141 and on WHUR-World. Bobby is also the host of “The New Artist Feature” also airing on Sirius/XM Channel 141.More Info
There’s more to Darryl Haley than just an ex-pro football player. Much more. After his playing days with the New England Patriots, Darryl successfully ventured into areas such as the Ironman Triathlon, personal training, bed and breakfast ownership and of course, radio. He can be heard on WHUR giving Daily Fitness Tips that help listeners take better care of themselves with valuable nutrition and wellness information. When he’s not on the air or at the Darryl Haley Bed and Breakfast in Luray, VA, he can be found pursuing his other passions, motorcycles and bass fishing.More Info
WEEKend with Ed Gordon is the show everyone's been waiting for. It’s entertaining and informative. WEEKend is where YOU talk about what’s hot, hear the latest scoop, get advice and a laugh, plus you’ll hear the best music on the radio.
Frank Ski, former host of top-rated morning show at Atlanta-based radio station V-103 (CBS affiliate), a position held for 14 years (1998 – 2012). But take a look beyond the radio station and you’ll find somewhat of a renaissance man, whose accomplishments and interests are as broad and intriguing as the many subjects he covers every day. With an ever-growing list of talents, Frank Ski is a well-known journalist, producer and DJ, actor, motivational speaker, tireless philanthropist and most importantly – a husband to wife Tanya and father to four boys. Born in Harlem and reared in Miami, Frank continues to transcend barriers of race, creed and culture.More Info
Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.More Info
Born in Baltimore, raised in Annapolis and New York, Jeff Brown is the second eldest of five children. From early childhood Jeff loved music, singing for his family and the girls in elementary school. An accomplished trumpeter, guitarist and drummer, Jeff also excelled in sports. He earned a basketball scholarship to college where he majored in mass communication – radio & TV. Which led to an internship at a small AM radio station in Annapolis. Jeff’s talents took over from there. Fast forward to today where Jeff Brown as been the host of the original Quiet Storm at WHUR for the past six years.
Joe Clair is a television and radio host, nationally touring comedian and actor born and raised in the Washington D.C. suburb of Seat Pleasant, MD. Best known for his gig as host of BET’s Rap City, Joe Clair has been in and around urban entertainment for the better part of two decades. He has appeared on Def Comedy Jam numerous times and toured with the Def Comedy Jam All-Stars and others. He has worked alongside radio stars Russ Parr, Wendy Williams, Angie Martinez and Funkmaster Flex.
First generation Washingtonian, Air Personality/Music Director for HUR-VOICES SiriusXM 141 and WHUR-WORLD 96.3 HD2. A graduate of Barnard Elementary, Charles Lewis Rabaut Jr. High, Theodore Roosevelt Senior High (RIDER4LIFE) and the University of the District of Columbia. B.S Degree in Library Instructional Systems Technology. Served honorably in the United States Army.More Info
Very few radio shows are popular enough to be on the air for 38 years. But John Blake’s is. Since Howard University Radio came on the air 38 years ago, John Blake has been sharing The Caribbean Experience with his listeners. The show continues to attract a Caribbean and non-Caribbean audience, bridging cultures and generations through music, news, interviews and other special features. Born Ruthven John Blake in the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, he grew up, attended school and started a job with the government in his home country. In 1970, John migrated to the U.S., switched to a career in broadcasting, took to the airwaves and hasn’t looked back.
Every Sunday afternoon a wonderful aroma wafts about the station. It’s the sweet scent of a butter cream candle lit by DC Inspirations host Lorna Newton. She likes to set a relaxing mood while doing her show. Lorna has been on the air at WHUR for 14 years – including 10 years on the “Live" with Doug & Lorna. This multitalented performer got her start in the U.S. Air Force where she won 1st place as a Master of Ceremonies, in the Air Force Wide Talent Competition and was selected for the prestigious “TOPS IN BLUE” a traveling military entertainment ensemble. Lorna is married to the love of her life and has three wonderful stepchildren.
Mansey Pullen, born in Burgaw, North Carolina, started his broadcast career at Howard University’s school of Broadcast Management. During those college years, Mansey spent a lot of time at WHUR working in various capacities including some on-air broadcasting. He must have enjoyed being behind the microphone because upon graduation, he was hired by WHUR as host of the original Quiet Storm and he spent a number of years with the show. Now Mansey has moved his career beyond radio, but he fills in occasionally and still considers WHUR to be his home.More Info
After a long and accomplished broadcast television career, WHUR news reporter Molette Green has returned to WHUR News where she started as a college intern in 1991. Currently she anchors the news during The Steve Harvey Morning Show and The Daily Drum. Upon graduating from Howard Magna **** Laude, Molette spent the next several years on camera as a reporter and an anchor. The Washington native enjoys covering events in her hometown. She’s collected several awards and accolades including the 2003 Salute to Professional African American Women and the 2001 Washington’s Finest Single Professional. Molette resides in Maryland with her husband Rickey and two daughters.
Her energy is infectious! When Nikki Strong is on, you know you will get caught up in what’s going down (and learn something new too)! From Soft Rock to Hip-Hop, Gospel to World music, Nikki’s 15+ year radio career involves working in various capacities and formats. Currently Nikki serves as Producer of the Hang Suite on Saturday nights and the go-to Talent whenever anyone takes vacation time or needs a fun host for a remote event. Engaging and informative, this Harlem native loves to have a good time with great music!
It was 1979 when Patrick Ellis began hosting Washington’s Sunday Best in Gospel heard Sunday mornings on WHUR. Under his direction it’s currently the #1 Sunday morning radio show in the metro area. Patrick’s broadcasting career started at WHUR in 1971 as a producer. He’s held a number of different positions at the station including directing the Office of Student Affairs, Public Affairs Director and Station Production Director. A native Washingtonian, Patrick devotes much time to community and civic affairs. He holds a BA degree in Communications from Howard University and resides in Mitchellville, Maryland with his wife Angela.
Renee Nash, Director of Information and Public Affairs for WHUR, is a well-respected journalist who has covered a range of issues from local and national politics, to healthcare reform and civil rights. She has also spearheaded numerous award-winning projects including radiothons, town hall meetings and food and clothing drives. Over her 25-year career at WHUR, she has been a writer, reporter, producer and anchor. Renee serves on the boards of many organizations including the Edith P. Wright Breast Cancer Foundation and Sisters of Hope. She is the proud mom of Dominique and Delante.More Info
Growing up in a military family, Taylor Thomas lived overseas until she was 16 years old. She called places such as Great Britain and the Philippines home. For a time, Taylor even spoke with a British accent. Well now she resides in the DC area and for the past three years has worked as the news anchor for The Steve Harvey Morning Show on WHUR. Recently, Taylor has adopted the Washington Redskins as her most loved pro sports team. And she considers Hains Point as her all time favorite spot in the district.More Info
At the age of 12 Tony Richards knew what he wanted to do. He wanted to be a disc jockey. When a new urban radio station in town went on the air, he jumped at the chance to pursue the goal. He started off working long, unpaid hours, just to get experience. Now some 25 years or so later, Tony has the same passion for radio. You can catch Tony Saturday afternoon on The Show. Tony, a native of the windy city, Chicago Illinois, has been with WHUR for five years.
Traci LaTrelle, got her start in Radio during her freshman year at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. LaTrelle’s 20+ year career in radio spans many markets including Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina; Norfolk, Virginia; New Orleans, Louisiana, a short stint at Arista Records in D.C. to name a few. LaTrelle also spent five years in Miami, Florida, where she held down two positions as Music Director and the top-rated Mid-day Personality at Hot 105 WHQT. After leaving Miami, Traci LaTrelle became a pioneer in the Satellite Radio industry, where she was hand-picked to become the first Director in the Country to program a "Neo-Soul" Radio Station on XM Satellite Radio, called "The Flow" on XM Channel 61. Three years later, she landed another dream job at WHUR in Washington, D.C., where she is Music Director and occasionally gets behind the microphone on a fill in basis.
Veteran radio personality Triscina Grey has graced the midday airwaves of WHUR since 1991. Her top-rated show features Café 96, an hour of live musical requests and lunchtime favorites. A genuinely spiritual person, Triscina hails from New Haven, CT. Aside from radio, Triscina has volunteered for many causes including the National Council of Negro Women, the NAACP, March of Dimes and American Cancer Society. Through it all, she manages to balance her career with volunteer work, a proud marriage and motherhood. Ask her and she’ll tell you she is “very thankful and blessed” and she is quick to give God all the glory.More Info
There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality. Dr. Willie Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings of being a fired singer, who was replaced by a karaoke machine! He has gone on to be named "One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World" by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International. He has also been inducted into the prestigious Speaker Hall of Fame as well as achieving the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association. In 2012 he was the recipient of the Ron Brown Distinguished Leadership Award. In 2013 he was named, "One of the Top 5 Leadership Speakers" by Speaking.com and Business Leader of The Year by The African American Chambers of Commerce.