The nation’s #1 syndicated urban morning show, which airs in more than 105 markets reaching nearly 8 million listeners, has distinguished itself over the years as continuously giving back to its audience with quality programming, highly popular promotions, special events and philanthropy. Since 1999, Joyner has raised more than $60 million to help keep students in historically black colleges and universities with the Tom Joyner Foundation.
Tom’s down-to-earth personality attracts an intensely dedicated and responsive audience of listeners. His popular co-host, Sybil Wilkes, has created the same kind of bond with the show’s passionate fans, relating to listeners and delivering facts and information with positivity.
How many years of experience do you have in radio?
I’ve been in radio since 1984.
What are three of your hobbies?
Baking, writing, and DIYing.
Where is your hometown?
Fort Worth, TX.
What makes your personality unique?
I like to have fun. I’m a people person.
If you attended college, where did you attend?
Tarrant County College and University of Phoenix.
The D.L. Hughley Show is a daily entertainment afternoon drive program hosted by one of the brightest comedic minds of our time. Easily connecting with today’s Urban adults through great music and lively conversations, D.L.’s unique mix of comedy and social consciousness takes listeners on an entertaining ride of no holds barred conversations that are authentic and enlightening.
As co-host of the top ranked and Nationally Syndicated The D.L. Hughley Show, Jasmine Sanders keeps listeners intrigued with humor, news, interviews and more. She matches D.L. Hughley’s wit adding her own flair.
An acclaimed singer and performer, Al B. Sure! brings the same passion and delivery to radio, extending a relationship that started almost 20 years ago. Love and R&B with Al B. Sure! delivers his feeling for the music, the moment and a personal connection every Sunday through Friday 7PM to Midnight. Al B’s vision for the new format is to take the listener on a journey, supplying romantic current and classic hit soulful music, including weekly visits from celebrity guests and intriguing personalities from every genre of the entertainment industry.
Al B. Sure! The Performer
Al B. Sure!’s history in the entertainment industry spans three decades. From Mt. Vernon, NY, Albert Brown found his love for singing in the church choir. Assisting his pastor in building a recording booth, he captured a four-track recording of Sunday’s sermon and choir, later delivering the track to the local station. From there Al B. launched his career with the 1988 debut Warner Bros album “In Effect Mode” which has been RIAA certified triple platinum and climbed to the #1 position on Billboard’s R&B chart for an astounding seven straight weeks. Since then, his career has thrived, receiving recognition with 4 Grammy’s, numerous awards including an American Music Award for Best New R&B Artist, and more than 75 ASCAP Awards for writing and composition performance.
Al B. Sure! The Radio Talent
His radio career happened naturally starting in the early 2000s during a visit to the Bay Area for a charity event. Al B. did an interview with radio legend Renel on 98.1 KISS FM. Hearing the interview, the Program Director asked if Al B. Sure! would consider doing a weekend radio show featuring the soundtrack of our generation. Next came syndication with ABC Radio Networks with the launch of his ‘Secret Garden Radio’ format of intense romantic classic hit music, adding celebrity interviews focused on relationship-driven topics syndicated to over 60 stations on The Touch R&B format as well as The Armed Forces Network.