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Dyana Williams Joins Classix 107.9/Philly for Afternoons


Dyana Williams
Dyana Williams

40-year media veteran Dyana Williams will host a new afternoon show on Radio One's Classic R&B WPPZ-FM (Classix 107.9) Philadelphia. "Afternoon Delight with Dyana Williams" will premiere on Monday, July 15 and air weekdays from 3-7pm. Williams is also the co-host of "Souful Sunday" on co-owned WRNB-FM and is well-known in Philly radio & television and a noted voice on black music and culture.

"Dyana has a long-standing career in media, which makes her an invaluable member of the Radio One staff. Her wealth of knowledge and experience continues to serve us well," stated Corporate VP/Programming Colby Tyner. Her show will be a daily delight for the people of Philadelphia and continue the great momentum of Classix."

WRNB, Praise 107.9 HD2 and Classix 107.9 Program Director Jay Dixon, "Dyana is a true talent who has contributed so much to African-American music, arts, and culture. Her vast knowledge of music and the stories behind The Sound of Philadelphia continues to enhance our programming."

Williams is currently a member of the board of the Recording Academy Philadelphia Chapter, following a two-year tenure as its president. She is the entertainment correspondent on Chasing News with Bill Spadea, which airs each Thursday on Fox 29 in Philadelphia, Fox 5 in New York City and WWOR-My9NJ, in New Jersey. She's been profiled in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Essence, VIBE, Black Enterprise, Ebony, Jet, Rolling Out, The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Philadelphia Tribune.

"I am thrilled to be joining the new Classix 107.9, playing the very best music from some of my favorite eras, the 70's and 80's, as well as the Sound of Philadelphia," said Williams. "It's an honor to share vital information and musical inspirations while celebrating the fine people in the vibrant cultural mecca that is Philly, the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, as well as the surrounding communities."

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