Classix-107.9Radio One Philadelphia announced that market vet Dyana Williams will host a new afternoon drive show on Urban Oldies WPPZ (Classix 107.9) — Afternoon Delight with Dyana Williams premieres Monday, July 15 and will air weekdays from 3-7pm.
Williams, who currently co-hosts Soulful Sunday on Urban AC sister WRNB, is not only a well known figure in the Philadelphia radio and television circles but also a noted voice on black Dyana Williamsmusic and culture. “Dyana has a longstanding 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 Colby “Colb” Tyner, Corporate VP of Programming. “Her show will be a daily delight for the people of Philadelphia and continue the great momentum of Classix.”
Jay Dixon, PD of WRNB, Classix 107.9 and Praise 107.9, stated, “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 remarked, “I’m thrilled to be joining the new Classix 107.9, playing the very best music from some of my favorite eras, the ’70s and ’80s, as well as the Sound of Philadelphia! 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.”