Renee J. Nash is the News and Public Affairs Director for WHUR 96.3 FM – Howard University Radio. With nearly 30 years of experience in the broadcast industry, Renee has held several positions at WHUR including writer, reporter, producer, and anchor. She was promoted to her current position in 2002. Since that time, Renee has spearheaded numerous award-winning projects like radiothons; town hall meetings; breast cancer walks; financial workshops; health and education fairs; and food, toy, and clothing drives. From 2002 to 2006, Renee helped to raise more than $800,000 to build a new shelter for battered women in Prince George’s County.
With a keen ability to multi-task, Renee produces and hosts several programs on WHUR, HUR-Voices SiriusXM 141, and WHUR-WORLD 96.3HD2. Her hosting duties include being the female voice of “He Said She Said,” a relationship battle of the sexes show heard Wednesdays at 1 p.m. on SiriusXM. She is also one of the hosts of a women’s financial empowerment program called “Beyond the Bling,” airing Fridays at 2:30 p.m. on HUR-Voices. Renee is the executive producer of the nationally recognized “Sighlent Storm,” a talk show on WHUR-WORLD and HUR-Voices heard Saturdays at 10 a.m. This one-hour segment is the only radio show devoted to combating domestic violence. Renee is also the producer of the community-minded segment called “Tony Is Taking It to the Streets,” which airs weekdays on WHUR 96.3FM locally on the nationally syndicated “Steve Harvey Morning Show.”
The recipient of numerous awards, Renee takes pride in serving the community. She works extensively with a variety of local and national organizations on issues involving women’s and children’s health; financial literacy; and human and political rights. A breast cancer survivor, Renee is the proud parent of two adult children. Favorite quote that directs her daily: “Life is filled with possibilities. Pick One.”