Independent journalist and 90s BET icon Madelyne Woods is one of the most talkative and talked about media personalities in black pop culture. Her broadcast career spans two decades and has introduced her to some of the world’s most fascinating people. As a television and radio personality, she’s won the respect and admiration of audiences with her candid and insightful analysis of news, politics and entertainment. Madelyne’s down to earth intelligence and instinctive ability to connect with guests grants her an intimacy that prompts newsmakers from the White House to the Real Housewives to relax and talk with uncommon candor.
Her interviews and reports have appeared on local TV and radio stations around the nation, as well as ABC, NBC, BET, Fox Entertainment and The Tom Joyner Morning Show.
She’s interviewed countless politicos, artists, actors, musicians and unknowns, but counts her conversations with Donald Trump, Jamie Foxx, Mary J Blige, Maxine Waters, Martha Stewart, Mike Tyson, and Suge Knight as some of her most thought provoking experiences. Well known for her celebrity exclusives and on the scene live reports, perhaps what continues to keep Madelyne top of mind is the love the late grammy winning rapper Phife Dawg showed her with his immortalizing lyric “hun you got the goods, like Madelyne Woods.”
In addition to her work, Madelyne devotes time to many charitable organizations. She has a particular interest in supporting causes that provide vital services to people living with dementia, stroke, and breast cancer. As a successful wife, mother, and working woman, Madelyne is frequently called to speak on topical women’s issues, including relationships, family, the mid-life, and women navigating workplace politics..
Madelyne is a native of Washington, DC where she currently resides. She loves food, exercise, writing, being outdoors, and vacationing with her family.
Out of the Washington Metropolitan Area hails a proven stellar talent who has honed her professional, social and educational expertise in the entertainment industries’ Radio and Television Broadcasting Journalism field.
Teresa Marie currently displays her professional talents for Radio One on Majic 102.3FM Washington D.C. / Magic 95.5FM Baltimore. Teresa has built her media experience on both the “STELLAR AWARD WINNING” WPGC AM Heaven 1580 and WPGC FM 95.5. Teresa utilizes her accomplishments to give back to the community and provide education and awareness to individuals who suffer from societal challenges, always lending a helping hand. A graduate of the Columbia School of Broadcasting, Teresa Marie continued to develop and evolve through her work at ABC 7 News/WJLA /News Channel 8. A proven striver, Teresa still finds the time to attend the prestigious American University studying Public Communications.
Only the best and the strong survive! Over her 20 years in radio, Teresa has interviewed and interacted with leading political and community leaders, ministers, award winning artists, authors, and entertainers. Names like President Barack Obama, Rev. Al Sharpton, Former Maryland States Attorney Glen F. Ivey, the Late Dr. Dorothy Height, Les Brown, Tavis Smiley, Blair Underwood, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ice Cube, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Denyce Graves, Monique, and Yolanda Adams are but part of the impressive list of important and popular figures who have spent time with Teresa on the mike.
Born in the Philippines as a Military Dependant, Teresa traveled extensively around the world and has been exposed to various cultures and traditions. It’s an experience that helped shape her eclectic style of communication, allowing those in her presence to feel at home and safe during interviews or live events she’s hosted.
Teresa’s mission statement is to “Take Education and Opportunity to the Communities.” This has led to her life’s work and passions developing concepts like; PINK FRIDAY’S aiding Breast Cancer victims and honoring survivors; saluting unsung heroes with EVERYDAY PEOPLE; journeying through African American History with a show called AROUND THE CITY IN 80 DAYS, and empowering women with her WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM. Teresa’s approach to her profession is beyond categorization.
Lamar Robinson affectionately known as “The LBD”or “The Lilbigdaddy” started his radio career as young announcer on Morgan State
University’s WEAA as the host of the Friday Night Jazz club in 1995. While at WEAA, Lamar worked as a promotions assistant for Radio One Baltimore’s WERQ 92Q. Lamar would execute promotions with the station’s on air personalities and entertain listeners to the point that both listeners and advertising clients would request Lamar for all of their events. Lamar would excite the listeners so much that they dubbed him “the Lilbigdaddy”(The LBD) for his small stature but big personality. Lamar used this to his advantage and added weekend shifts to his job duties.
Lamar continued to work hard and aimed to progress at 92Q. He then became the Executive producer for the morning show. He soon moved to Radio One’s WBOT FM in Boston as the night host
The LBD did not disappoint, he paved his way through the Boston market making an immediate impact. The LBD quickly made his mark on Boston radio, and was soon promoted to Assistant Program Director and Interim Program Director of both WILD and WBOT. After a few short months, The LBD was named permanent Program Director/ afternoon host of WBOT. The LBD later worked at WJMN, also in Boston.
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 Grammys, 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.