Traci LaTrelle

Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, Inc. (MIW), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of female leadership in radio broadcasting, and MRC Data announced Traci LaTrelle, APD/MD of Howard University’s WHUR/Washington as the Elevating Women in Audio: MIW & BDSradio Mentorship Program’s 2021 mentee.

LaTrelle has over 20 years of radio experience in the U.S, Trinidad, and Germany. Her career began at WRVS-FM on the campus of Elizabeth City State University. From there, she has worked for Beasley, Cox Media Group, and SiriusXM. LaTrelle’s experience at stations like WYLD/New Orleans and WHQT/Miami prepared her to help launch The Quiet Storm Station last December on WHUR-HD2 and The Quiet Storm mobile app. In addition to her responsibilities at WHUR, one of Traci’s most fulfilling involvements, besides being a mom to her two daughters, is working with students through Howard University’s internship program.

MIW Board President Ruth Presslaff commented, “Traci is incredibly accomplished and still eager to grow further in our business. I’m so excited for the opportunities that lie ahead of her and the chance for MIW to play a part in her growth. Congratulations to Traci, and, as always, big thanks to Haley Jones, Scott Musgrave, and MRC Data who make this mentorship possible.”

Haley Jones, Head of Independents/Director of Radio for MRC Data, said, “We are so excited to announce Traci LaTrelle as our mentee for the fourth annual MIW-MRC Data Mentoring Program. We had more candidates than ever apply this year showing the importance of our partnership. Traci’s passion, dedication to audio, and open mind embodies everything we are looking for in a candidate and I can’t wait to get started.”

LaTrelle remarked, “Receiving the call that I was selected among my peers to be the next MIW BDSradio Mentee was truly one of the biggest highlights of my career. I’m looking forward to gaining more knowledge and elevating my skill set to advance my career with the help of some of the best programming minds in the business. The support of these amazing, influential women is something I’ve longed for and I will continue to give back to other women along this journey.”