ERICA CAMPBELL ADDS NATIONAL SYNDICATED RADIO MORNING SHOW HOST TO HER REPERTOIRE
Reach Media Launches Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell on
May 10, 2016 airing weekdays 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET
(DALLAS, TX…April 25, 2016) – Multi-award winning gospel artist and reality TV star Erica Campbell brings her voice, inspiration, charisma and style to a new morning drive radio show syndicated by Reach Media Inc. in collaboration with Radio One. The new 4 hour show, Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell sets a new bar for morning inspirational radio. Erica’s fresh take on radio brings a diverse mix of gospel and inspirational music, star-studded interviews and practical principles to help listeners do what her mantra proclaims: Faith Walking. Love Talking. Joy Living. Erica, whose influence extends beyond the church to urban culture will have exciting new features to energize listeners to Get Up! The show will be syndicated nationally beginning May 10th from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET.
With nearly two decades in the music industry, Erica Campbell has repeatedly topped Billboard charts and won every music award possible as a member of the dynamic duo, Mary Mary and as a solo artist. A devoted wife and mother of three Erica shares her life with the world on her televised reality show, Mary Mary. No stranger to the public-eye, the social media maven has over 2 million followers she personally engages daily with inspiration and pure fun. Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell is the next natural progression of her career to extend her audience and share the life, music and inspiration that makes her –ERICA.
David Kantor, Chief Executive Officer of Reach Media and Radio One’s Radio Group states, “Erica has mastered her craft in music and she’s winning in reality TV and even social media. I’m glad Reach Media and Radio One can provide her access to syndicated radio – another media to dominate and share her inspirational voice.”
Erica Campbell says, “I’m humbled for this opportunity to expand my reach and share the Faith, Love and Joy that fuels my life with listeners around the country. I’m grateful to Reach Media, Radio One and my manager Dan Otera for believing in me and my ability to inspire America to Get Up!”
Jekalyn Carr is a GRAMMY® Award nominee and GMA Dove Award-winning independent recording artist. She’s a profound speaker, entrepreneur, actress, and author. She has spent half a decade at the helm of gospel music charts. As a top selling recording artist, Jekalyn Carr has earned eight career Billboard #1’s before the age of 21, which includes her hit singles, “You’re Bigger” and “You Will Win”
She burst onto the scene as a teenager as a highly sought after speaker and 2 years later at the age of 15 years with incomparable vocals and a distinguished grasp of gospel wisdom well beyond her years. The Billboard’s Top 5 single, “Greater Is Coming” is still being performed nearly a decade later.
Ever evolving, Jekalyn debuted with a featured role on the OWN Television Network series “Greenleaf” and expanded her acting experience in the feature film, “Never Heard”. Her entry into the literary marketplace was heralded by her debut release “You Will Win!” “Inspirational Strategies To Help You Overcome” which was released in conjunction with the #1 Billboard song by the same title and premise which was recorded live at Praise in the Park.
Radio host, comedian, producer, speaker, and minister Willie Moore, Jr. is a visionary who is determined to make a positive mark through music, media, and family entertainment. Willie Moore Jr. is a devoted husband and father of three boys. He has impacted many through his media channels and opportunities to partner with great ministries across the country including Joyce Meyer Ministries, Bishop Gary Macintosh of Greenwood Christian Center, Bishop Dale C. Bronner’s Word of Faith Ministries and more.
As a recording artist, Moore consistently bridges the gap between the “street and the church.” Moore has graced stages around the world with music icons. Willie’s latest album “Best Of Both Worlds” debuted independently on 3 Billboard Charts and landed him on the Stellar Award Ballot.
When you hear the name Darlene McCoy, the song “I’m Every Woman” would be the ideal preamble. She bears a plethora of titles in an attempt to define her. Mother, National Recording Artist, Radio Personality, Actress, Author, Songwriter, Mentor, Entrepreneur, Comedian, Speaker; and it is evident that we have not witnessed all that God has placed behind this bright shining star of a woman! She has made an iconic stamp in the gospel industry from the launch of her career in music keeping us eager for her next creative move.
Darlene McCoy was introduced to the Industry when she appeared on the Platinum Soundtrack of Tyler Perry’s first movie Diary of a Mad Black Woman with the powerful melodic hit song “Fallen in Love” from her Self Titled debut album that earned her 2 Dove Award Nominations. She released a single independently in 2011 called “I Shall Live and Not Die” that quickly raced up the gospel charts and landed in the movie “Somebody’s Child’ which features Lyn Whitfield and Michael Jai White.
She is the first African American Female to have a nighttime syndication as she hosts the Nightly Spirit with Darlene McCoy, through Reach Media. She has developed her brand as the nation’s “Inspirational Girlfriend” where everyone endears her as “My girl Darlene McCoy “. Darlene is known for her bold and broad approach to controversial topics and she is spiritually centered with an undeniable anointing and call from God to reach her listeners. She makes cameo appearances periodically on the Nationally Syndicated “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” either singing the “Praise Break “ live in Studio, or giving an encouraging word for the day.
Darlene has gained IMBD credibility as she has appeared on the sitcoms “the Rickey Smiley Show” and “In Sickness and in Health”. Darlene has also appeared in stage plays and is continuously developing her craft as an actress. She has released several short films and videos on YouTube that has gained well over a half a million views to accompany her hysterically hilarious Comedy CD called “Random Foolishness”. Random Foolishness which features parodies of popular songs like Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable” and her Hit “Take Me to Burger King”, a parody of Stellar Award Winning vocal powerhouse Tamela Mann. Darlene is Co-Founder, Writer and Co-Producer of Rickey Smiley’s Comedic Quartet group “Joe Willie and the Deuteronimaires”. Darlene McCoy is the Author of “Jenimac Moments, Inspirational Words of Wisdom” and the soon to be released “I Shall Live and Not Die-Survivor’s Manual”. She writes and inspires through Blogs and features these writings on her show with a segment called “Jenimac Moments” that touch the hearts of readers and listeners, as if they are in a one on one counseling session with Darlene McCoy.
One could only conclude that she is empowered and equipped with God’s divine Grace as this single mother of three maintains a poised position as a multi-faceted, gifted, entertaining, ministering media mogul we richly adore!