Tom Joyner, founder of Reach Media Inc., the Tom Joyner Foundation, BlackAmericaWeb.com, and host of the nationally syndicated “Tom Joyner Morning Show” with Sybil Wilkes, is one of the most influential, inspirational, and dynamic personalities in the country.
How many years of experience do you have in radio?
I’ve been in radio since 1990.
What are three of your hobbies?
Training in Muay Thai/Martial Arts, watching documentaries and listening to audio books, and learning how to swim (yes learning to swim LOL).
Where is your hometown?
St. Louis, MO.
What makes your personality unique?
I low key think I’m a comedian because I’ve toured with Cedric The Entertainer and worked with Lavell Crawford, Guy & Joe Torry, and many more.
If you attended college, where did you attend?
I attended St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley. Unfortunately I didn’t get my degree (my DJ career started taking off and I didn’t go back).
John began his career in broadcasting before he graduated from Clinton High School in North Carolina. After attending East Carolina University, he jumped in the radio business full time. John has hosted radio shows in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. over the last 25 plus years. He has also hosted several nationally syndicated radio programs, including The U.S.A. Music Magazine and Reflections. John was seen as a segment host on the nationally syndicated television show, “Live in Hollywood.” He is a two time Music Director of the year for Gavin Magazine and once for Billboard Magazine. He has been nominated numerous times for Major Market Personality of the Year during his long career. John is currently the host of the evening show “Love and R&B”.