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.
Karen Vaughn is bringing Real, Fun and Fab to your work day! Like many of her listeners, Karen Vaughn enjoys great music and compelling conversation. She gives a dose of both from 10am – 2pm on Philadelphia’s 100.3 WRNB in 2017. Karen is deeply committed to using her platform to inform, entertain and inspire. Her charisma, vibrancy and engaging sensibility allow her to not only develop entertaining programming, but to connect with her listeners instantly.
Karen also serves as Operations Manager for Radio-One Philadelphia. She comes from Radio-One Indianapolis where her afternoon show was rated number one. Her radio broadcasting expertise have earned her numerous honors and awards throughout her career. She has been honored as Assistant Program Director and Music Director of the Year from Billboard Magazine, Radio and Records Magazine and Gavin Magazine. Her Radio show has also been nominated for Urban Radio Personality/Show of the year, named on R&R Magazine’s “Women on the Rise” Top Ten list. Most recently Karen has been inducted in the Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame.
A graduate of Temple University, Karen has represented the March of Dimes, The Sister to Sister Foundation, and American Heart Association as a spokesperson. Karen’s community outreach programs through her ‘Karen Cares’ brand have given hundreds of South Florida women spa makeovers, career and resume workshops, and work/life balance services. In addition to books for children and providing families with their holiday needs in Indianapolis.
From her strong community connect, in 2008 she launched an interactive life-balance website for working women www.workingdivas.com™. As a mother balancing family, work and motherhood, Karen crafted Working Divas™ to empower women to put themselves first and enjoy the “bliss” that life has to offer. “Women have to find ways to manage daily demands and still achieve happiness in their lives,” says Karen.
As a premiere endorser and voiceover actrress, top Brands have solicited Karen to represent them. She has endorsed, Comcast, Dove, Marshalls, Lipton, Noxzema, Khol’s,Remy Martin, Discovery Cruise-lines, Disney, Longhorn Steakhouse, Royal Caribbean International, Empress Hair Care, LA Weight Loss, and Ideal Baby Store.
Celebrated for her engaging personality and her in-depth interviews…Lionel Richie boasted, “Karen has the magic.” Tyler Perry says, “I love being on Karen’s Show, she does the best interviews.” She has welcomed into the studio Tyler Perry, El DeBarge, Suze Orman, Lionel Richie, Jay Z, John Legend, Simon Cowell, Bobby Flay, Jamie Foxx, Sinbad, Eddie Levert, and Hill Harper to name a few.
Karen has worked in major markets across the country, WZAK-FM in Cleveland, Hot 105 in Miami, as well as Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD.
Tune into Karen to experience a fresh approach to television, radio and the web. Karen Vaughn -Working Mom…Working Media!
John began his career in broadcasting before he graduated from Clinton High School in North Carolina. After attending East Carolina University, he jumped in the radio business full time. John has hosted radio shows in New York, Philadelphia Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. over the last 25 plus years.
He has also hosted several nationally syndicated radio programs, including The U.S.A. Music Magazine and Reflections. John was seen as a segment host on the nationally syndicated television show, “Live in Hollywood.”
He is a two time Music Director of the year for Gavin Magazine and once for Billboard Magazine. He has been nominated numerous times for Major Market Personality of the Year during his long career. John is currently the host of the evening show “Love and R&B”.
“Love and R&B with John Monds” and airs 7pm-midnight EST, Sunday-Thursday. Each night he has an 8p feature with 4 songs centered around the below themes: