The Spirit of Praise Celebration, a gospel star-studded show is commemorating its 10th Anniversary at 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 4:00 pm.) on Saturday, October 7th at the City of Praise Family Ministries located at 8501 Jericho City Drive, Landover, MD 20785. The gospel community is coming to the DMV to join Radio One DC’s PRAISE 104.1 FM and WYCB Spirit 1340 AM, the groundbreaking stations that launched the first 24-hour FM and AM gospel and inspiration stations in the DMV, in its celebration of this landmark event.
It’s not often traditional, legendary, praise and worship, choir and contemporary gospel artists appear on the same program with both national awards winning artists and the rising DMV gospel talent. The show is filled with video drops, special tributes and surprises to commemorate this significant time in the history of Spirit and Praise.
The Spirit of Praise Celebration will be hosted by local Praise talent, Cheryl Jackson, and WYCB Morning Show Host Winston Chaney. Joining them will be nationally syndicated Praise talents, Griff, from Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell, Willie Moore, Jr. and Darlene McCoy, from the Nightly Spirit.
Ron Thompson, Program Director, Praise and WYCB at Radio One DC said, “There is nothing like the power of gospel music to inspire, uplift and change lives. It’s been an honor to program this station for 10 years and I’m excited to have so many of gospel music greats coming to town to celebrate with us.”
Artist to perform: Erica Campbell, Ricky Dillard & New G, Ms. Anita Wilson, JJ Hairston, Tina Campbell, Vashawn Mitchell, Charles Butler & Trinity, Keira “KiKi” Sheard, Wes Morgan, Todd Dulaney, Dorothy Norwood, Echelon Knoxx, Sherwin Garner
Special tributes to: Donnie McClurkin, Richard Smallwood, and The Clark Sisters
All diapers and baby wipes collected will be sent directly to the Houston Diaper Bank in Texas.
Operations Manager, Elroy Smith said “The KBLX family has always been and continues to be a pillar of our local community. It is extremely important to us to do what we can to help those impacted by the devastating hurricane in Texas and keep them top of mind.”
KBLX would like to give Special Thanks to The Office Of Congresswoman Barbara Lee, The Bay Cares, Beebe Memorial Cathedral, UNIFI, Young Life, The Teamsters, The Way Church and Target.
Friday, September 29th 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT
“These two somehow managed to make a personal tragedy, a testimony of hope for our listeners,” said Karen Vaughn, Operations Manager, Radio One Philadelphia. “We are so grateful these two radio treasures weren’t stripped from us. I’m blown away by their resilience and thrilled they both found peace in expressing their story on the air.”
In this role, Ms. Khanna will lead the continued growth of Revolt as a multi platform content creator and brand. Building on the core platform of REVOLT TV, REVOLT will look to expand its presence across multiple platforms globally and produce and distribute world-class short and long form content under the Revolt brand. Revolt will build on its successful position in music to become a premiere destination and brand on traditional and emerging platforms for hip-hop music, stories, content, and culture. Ms. Khanna will report to the Board of Directors and Mr. Combs.
“As REVOLT continues to grow as a brand and expand globally, I knew we needed a seasoned executive with a proven track record to keep the momentum going and help me lead the network into the future,” said Sean “Diddy” Combs. “Roma is that person. She has the experience and tenacity to build on REVOLT’s success and as we continue to influence content and culture around the world.”
“After decades of building large scale businesses in TV and media, I am excited to have the opportunity to work along side visionary Sean Combs to get hands-on and redefine content models with a view to building a modern, relevant, global cultural brand,” said Roma Khanna. “REVOLT is ready to create and curate content and super-serve its audience on its own TV platform and beyond, living and breathing with its audience wherever they might be.”
Formerly, President of MGM Studios (Television + Digital Group), Ms. Khanna has a proven track record of success growing global businesses across TV production, broadcast, digital film, music, and distribution. Under her leadership, MGM Television Studios developed numerous successful shows including the recent Hulu smash success Handmaid’s Tale and produced and delivered award winning shows Fargo for FX, Vikings for HISTORY and Teen Wolf for MTV.
Prior to MGM, Ms. Khanna served as the President of NBC Universal’s International Networks and Digital Initiatives, where she oversaw NBC Universal’s global cable entertainment channel portfolio growing it from 14 to over 70 channels worldwide. She started her career as a pioneer of digital content and production for the web and mobile platforms and in music.
Ms. Khanna has both her MBA and JD and serves on Board of Advisors for the renowned Peabody Awards. She will be based out of Los Angeles, CA.
About REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT is focused on expertly curating the best of the best in music and engaging youth in social conversation – on-air, online, on-demand. The multi-genre, multi-platform network offers breaking music news, videos, artist interviews, exclusive performances, and original programming. Attracting over 50 million young adults through television, digital properties, social and mobile, REVOLT is accessible 24/7 – anytime, anywhere, any screen. Launched in broadcast in October 2013, REVOLT is available on DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse TV, Charter Spectrum, Comcast Xfinity, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism TV, Suddenlink, Frontier Communications, Comporium and Cincinnati Bell, as well as OTT platforms FuboTV and FilmOn. REVOLT is also available internationally in Africa on Kwese TV, in the Bahamas on Cable Bahamas, the Cayman Islands on Westel, in Jamaica, Barbados, Nevis, Anguilla and Trinidad on Digicel, and in Trinidad on Massy Communications. Check local listings at https://revolt.tv/listings.
Combs Enterprises is a portfolio of businesses and investments built and cultivated by music legend and mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs. Established in 2013, Combs Enterprises includes the brands Bad Boy Entertainment, Sean John, Combs Wine & Spirits (Cîroc and DeLeón), AQUAhydrate, The Blue Flame Agency, Bad Boy Touring, Janice Combs Publishing, REVOLT Films and REVOLT MEDIA & TV, as well as ENYCE, Zac Posen, and the Combs Foundation. Combs Enterprises is known worldwide for its award-winning, market-defining successes in music, fashion, fragrance, beverage, spirits, marketing, film, television, media and more.
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