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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.
Clovia Lawrence,a seasoned broadcast journalist who is best known in the Richmond Metropolitan area as “Miss Community”. With more than 20 years experience and a real passion for tackling tough topics and issues that affect the lives of people from every walk of life, Ms. Lawrence is the product of the Richmond Public School system and a graduate of Virginia Union University. Covering the Central Virginia market, she has a proven track record as a news reporter, announcer and community affairs director working at more than a dozen radio stations and virtually every format, Ms. Lawrence has produced top ratings
Dj King Tutt, born in Bronx, N.Y…raised in VA, has dj’d all over the world and has made VA his home while doing shows with some of the biggest acts in hip hop. A 10 year radio vet and syndicated mixer who definitely gets it in!!! Check him out on the air weekdays 10a-2p ET on Kiss Richmond FM Richmond, VA (www.kissrichmond.com).
Skip Murphy is a radio veteran with over 30 years of broadcasting experience. His radio career began in his home town of Charlotte, N.C. After working as the morning man on WPEG in Charlotte, Murphy relocated to Dallas-Ft. Worth in1993. Soon thereafter, he became the #1 rated morning show personality for over 10 consecutive years.
Skip has maintained hosting a morning show for the past 28 years, 15 of those years in Dallas –Ft. Worth. Skip a popular and recognizable media figure on the local and national level. Skip thanks God for the many achievements and awards he received over the years. Skip also recognizes that various broadcasting companies, management, and co-workers have contributed greatly to his success.
Skip lends his efforts to church, social, community, civic and charitable fund-raising events. Always one with a social conscience, Skip gives his time and talent to such worthy causes as the Skip Murphy Foundation and Voice of Hope Ministries, The United Negro College Fund, The Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, New Image Business Association, and various local publications, Christian and school/youth organizations.
Skip’s Professional accolades include:
- Winner of “Billboard Magazine Air Personality of the Year Award”.
- 2 time winner of “Radio and Records” Air Personality of the year award.
- 3 time winner of “Urban Network Air Personality of the year award.
- Winner of “Young Black Programmers Coalition” Air Personality of the year award.
- 3 time winner of “National Black Programmers Coalition” Air Personality of the year award.
- Winner of “Hitz/Jamz Conference-Tom Joyner Air Personality of the Year Award.
- Winner of “NAACP Medgar W. Evers Heritage Award” in recognition of constant and continued support of NAACP activities.
- Winner of various community service awards for outstanding non-traditional leadership qualities and demonstrated commitment to make a positive difference in the lives of others throughout the communities, particularly the African American community.