“The Business of Black Radio”
February 18, 2017 (8:30 am – 11 am) Register Online >>>http://bit.ly/BBOMB_02182017 <<< ($15 Coupon “EarlyBOB” til 1/31/2017)
Sara Lomax-Reese, President & CEO of WURD Radio, LLC (http://900amwurd.com/) will be the featured speaker at the February 2017 Black Business Owners Monthly Breakfast address the topic “The Business of Black Radio”. Mrs. Reese has created the #1 thought provoking line up of radio personalities for Political, Community, Social and Economic Engagement in the Philadelphia Market!
900 AM WURD Radio is Pennsylvania’s only African-American owned talk radio station. Prior to her work with WURD, in 1992 Sara co-founded HealthQuest: Total Wellness for Body, Mind & Spirit, a trailblazing, nationally circulated African-American consumer health magazine.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Sara has written for The Miami Herald, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Essence Magazine, American Visions Magazine and Modern Maturity. Most recently Sara has contributed to a new book of essays, “Our Black Sons Matter,” written by Black mothers of sons. Sara also served as an adjunct professor of communications at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA. She has taught a collaborative course at the University of Pennsylvania with Dr. John Jackson titled “Urban Ethnography” which taught students how to create audio documentaries that aired on 900AM-WURD.
Sara has received numerous awards including: the Woman of Substance Award from the National Medical Association; the “Tree of Life” award from the Wellness of You; and, HealthQuest Magazine received the Beacon of Light Award from the Congressional Black Caucus for outstanding health coverage. Sara was recognized as one of the "100 People to Watch" by Business Philadelphia Magazine, and in 2010, she was selected for the “Women of Distinction” award given by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Additionally, Sara received the 2012 PECO “Power to the Community” award given by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women of Pennsylvania.
Sara sits on a variety of boards including The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Drexel University’s College of Engineering Advisory Council and the Institute for Journalism in New Media. She also volunteers as a mentor for young women at Martin Luther King High School as part of the Women of Tomorrow program.
An avid yoga and meditation practitioner, Sara is also co-founder of Philadelphia’s People of Color meditation group. She is married to Tim Reese and is the mother of three boys, Langston, Elijah and Julian.
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