February 6, 2023

This Ladies’s Historical past Month, SiriusXM is shining a highlight on the ladies who carry their distinctive views, abilities and personalities to our airwaves. From discuss and sports activities to leisure and music channels, rejoice the robust, trailblazing ladies making their voices heard, enjoying your favourite songs and past. Learn extra about them under and tune in to listen to what they should say on air!


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Heather B.

Host: Blissful Hour with Heather B. on SiriusXM FLY

Co-host: Sway within the Morning on Shade 45 and Heather B. Dwell on SiriusXM City View

As one of many unique “seven strangers,” Heather B. discovered firsthand about getting actual throughout the first-ever season of MTV’s The Actual World. This casting made Heather B. the primary Black lady to seem on a actuality TV present as MTV kicked off a number of the groundbreaking actuality reveals it’s recognized for in the present day. Heather B.’s perspective as a trailblazing, Black popular culture determine is obvious throughout SiriusXM FLY (Ch. 47), Shade 45 (Ch. 45), and SiriusXM City View (Ch. 126) channels, the place she shares significant commentary and spins hip-hop classics.

“There’s no approach I may’ve imagined, as a feminine hip-hop artist who was simply searching for a microphone on the time, that being on the very first season of MTV’s The Actual World wouldn’t solely bless me with a megaphone, however change the best way the world would eternally view tv.” —Heather B.

Nina Blackwood

Host: ’80s on 8

As one in all MTV’s first-ever VJs (and the primary feminine MTV VJ), Nina Blackwood spent 5 years introducing a number of the most impactful music movies in popular culture historical past. However regardless of MTV’s channel-defining debut of The Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star,” Blackwood has been conserving the spirit of radio alive along with her every day present and the Large 40 Countdown on ’80s on 8 (Ch. 8), in addition to the all-new I Need My ’80s podcast on the SiriusXM app.

“Simply as that rocket blasting off the launch pad signified, I personally would by no means be capable of take a look at my life the identical approach once more and would eternally be linked with the extraordinary age of video music. One small step for a girl … one rockin’ leap for womankind!” —Blackwood


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Debbie Gibson 

Host: Debbie Gibson’s Mixtape Present on The Mix

To today, singer-songwriter, file producer, and actress Debbie Gibson stays the youngest feminine artist to have written, produced, and carried out a Billboard Sizzling 100 No. 1 single along with her 1987 music “Silly Beat,” launched when she was 17 years previous. Nowadays, Gibson takes over The Mix (Ch. 16) with a mixture of music tailor-made to a selected theme for an hour each different week.

“It was clear once I began within the recording business there was, at the moment, a prejudice in opposition to younger artists and females, particularly when it got here to the writing and the manufacturing aspect. I knew that I had a transparent inventive imaginative and prescient and the musical data to articulate it, so going No. 1 two years in a row with songs I wrote and produced undoubtedly broke some floor for the way forward for feminine writer-producers. It felt like a victory that was greater than myself!” —Gibson

Dr. Nieca Goldberg

Host: Past the Coronary heart on Physician Radio

Because the starting of her profession, Dr. Nieca Goldberg, MD, has endeavored to advance ladies’s healthcare, significantly in selling the understanding of girls’s coronary and cardiovascular points. This led to the creation of the Joan H. Tisch Heart for Ladies’s Well being at NYU Langone Well being in 2011, which Dr. Goldberg based (and in addition previously served as medical director) to make sure ladies’s well-being is prioritized. Goldberg can also be the Senior Advisor to Ladies’s Well being Technique at NYU Langone Well being, a Medical Affiliate Professor of Drugs at NYU Faculty of Drugs, Medical Director of NYU Ladies’s Coronary heart Program, and Co-Medical Director of the 92nd Avenue Y’s Cardio Rehab Program.

Goldberg brings this ardour to her Physician Radio (Ch. 110) present, Past the Coronary heart, on which she solutions cardiology questions on all the things from stroke dangers to heart-attack signs by way of a feminine lens.

“A successful method for achievement is to be sincere with your self and with these you work together with. Open your coronary heart to totally different concepts and new experiences. If one thing doesn’t work out, transfer on and one other door will open. Success is a marathon, not a dash.” —Goldberg

Meg Griffin

Host: Traditional Vinyl, Deep Tracks, The Beatles Channel and The Loft

After witnessing the beginning of punk circa 1973 in legendary rooms like Max’s Kansas Metropolis and CBGB, Meg Griffin helped usher in a brand new wave as a membership DJ and on her radio reveals with unique mixes of artists like Patti Smith, The Ramones, Speaking Heads, and Blondie. Earlier than her time on Traditional Vinyl (Ch. 26), Deep Tracks (Ch. 27), The Beatles Channel (Ch. 18), and The Loft (Ch. 710), Griffin first labored with SiriusXM’s Howard Stern on WRNW in ’75. She has additionally been acknowledged as one in all rock’s groundbreaking DJs within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame Radio exhibit.

“The best influence for me was how passionately this music of reality, poetry, activism, and rock ‘n’ roll was acquired by the viewers I performed it to. All the power that I put out by way of two turntables and a microphone got here again to me like a boomerang of affection.” —Griffin

Karen Hunter

Host: The Karen Hunter Present on SiriusXM City View

In 1988, Karen Hunter joined the New York Each day Information as its first Black feminine information columnist. Since then, Hunter has gained a Pulitzer Prize, taught journalism at New York College, launched her personal book-publishing imprint, co-authored 5 New York Occasions bestsellers, and now hosts The Karen Hunter Present on SiriusXM City View (Ch. 126), the place she leads discourse on the problems dealing with Black Individuals in the present day.

Hoda Kotb

Host: TODAY Present Radio

Although Hoda Kotb boasts a storied background in broadcast journalism, one significantly groundbreaking second occurred in 2018 when she and Savannah Guthrie turned the primary pair of girls to anchor NBC’s TODAY Present. Within the years prior, Kotb served as a correspondent for Dateline NBC in 1998, launched a bestselling autobiography, gained a number of awards for broadcasting and reporting, and was named one in all Time Journal’s 100 Most Influential Individuals. Hear Hoda’s inspirational, infectious character on TODAY Present Radio (Ch. 108).

Sarah Kustok 

Analyst: SiriusXM NBA Radio

Sarah Kustok broke floor as the primary feminine full-time solo analyst for an NBA crew’s broadcast after being promoted by the YES Community for her Brooklyn Nets sideline protection in 2017. When she’s not busy contributing to Nets Journal, Kustok hosts No Look Cross on SiriusXM NBA Radio (Ch. 86) and provides her experience to a number of different reveals and specials on the channel.


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Claire B. Lang

Host: SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Award-winning journalist and broadcast anchor Claire B. Lang has hosted Dialed In on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Ch. 90) since 2001, again when NASCAR first launched on satellite tv for pc radio. Lang is an omnipresent fixture within the NASCAR storage each weekend, offering her listeners essentially the most up-to-date information and interviews with the game’s greatest personalities.

“From the primary day I received into broadcasting over 4 a long time in the past — once I felt very alone as a feminine in sports activities discuss radio — to in the present day with so many proficient ladies now on-air and an progressive platform like SiriusXM that offers us an unbelievable broadcast canvas to color on, we’ve come a good distance.  Setting an instance for the younger ladies coming alongside subsequent means a lot. And in search of to be grouped not simply amongst ladies solely, however among the many entire group of one of the best of broadcast journalists in excellence is essential and is a private mission.” —Lang

Carol Miller 

Host: Deep Tracks and Traditional Rewind

Carol Miller was a pioneering lady in radio throughout the progressive rock period. At the moment in her fiftieth 12 months on industrial radio, she was featured as one in all rock’s groundbreaking DJs within the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame Radio exhibit. Now, Miller — who authored Up All Evening: My Life and Occasions in Rock Radio in 2012 — lends her experience to Deep Tracks (Ch. 27) weekend mornings at 9am ET and Traditional Rewind (Ch. 25) the place she queues up deep cuts and a few of her favourite cassette-era rock.

“Fifty years in the past, I used to be employed as a token lady DJ, and the boss needed me to be referred to as ‘Cinderella.’ I needed to be accepted as myself, your good friend on the radio, enjoying the rock music all of us beloved, and I’m grateful to have been capable of just do that over the a long time.” —Miller

Rosalyn Gold-Onwude

Host: SiriusXM NBA Radio

Rosalyn Gold-Onwude attended the famed Arch Bishop Molloy Excessive Faculty in Queens, NY, the place she gained two state championships. She then moved on to Stanford and performed in three Remaining Fours and two Nationwide Championship Video games. Since graduating from Palo Alto, she has been a sideline reporter for the Golden State Warriors and hung out at TNT and ESPN. She will be heard on quite a lot of SiriusXM NBA Radio (Ch. 86) packages.

Roxanne Shante

Host: Have a Good Day on Rock The Bells Radio

Shante holds the distinctive honor of being the primary feminine rapper to have a success single with “Roxanne’s Revenge,” which she recorded at solely 13 years previous. Within the years because the hard-hitting, seven-minute freestyle was launched in 1984, Shante has mentored younger ladies in hip-hop, made appearances on Ego Journey’s Miss Rap Supreme, was the topic of the biopic Roxanne Roxanne, and extra. She at present performs music, interviews hip-hop hitmakers, and shares unique tales throughout Have a Good Day on LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells Radio (Ch. 43).

“My first file was a freestyle, and I really feel prefer it allowed different feminine artists to come back in with a way of freedom. I take into account hip-hop greater than a style, however my tradition as a lady. It has given me energy, a platform, and a goal. Hip-hop has given me a spot in historical past. If I needed to sum it up, hip-hop saved my life.” —Shante

Angie Skinner

Host: SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Angie Skinner has achieved all the things from negotiate contracts for NASCAR Radio broadcasts to writing NASCAR-themed books and managing profitable charity occasions, all whereas enjoying a significant function in managing her husband’s racing profession. Skinner has greater than 15 years of expertise in reporting and media relations and in addition co-hosts Skinner Spherical-Up all year long along with her husband Mike.

“Being a lady in motorsports has been an honor. I’ve been very lucky to encompass myself with very compassionate, tenacious {and professional} friends in racing that elevate each other to be their finest; help each other to develop. All the time let folks and people in your business know the place you stand, and at all times be keen to study. Hustle! By no means quit. By no means give up, be humble and hear!” —Skinner

Bevy Smith

Host: Bevelations on Radio Andy

After forsaking a profession as a fashion-advertising director, Bevy Smith has gone on to turn into a Gracie Award-winning radio-show host, motivational speaker, TV character, model ambassador, popular culture aficionado, and revealed writer of her memoir Bevelations: Classes From a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie. In her every day Radio Andy (Ch. 102) present, Bevelations, she imparts her knowledge straight, no chaser — whereas sharing tales about leisure, relationship and intercourse, ladies’s points, and rather more.

Danielle Trotta

Host: SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Danielle Trotta has lined NASCAR, NFL, NBA, collegiate athletics, Supercross and MotoGP for a number of the greatest broadcasting corporations in sports activities. Her work has taken her from the studio to the sidelines, and now she will be heard every day on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio co-hosting SiriusXM’s On-Monitor.

“I’ve been overlaying NASCAR for 15 years now and have at all times felt welcomed by a sport that’s comprised of principally male drivers and crew members. I believe that’s a testomony to everybody in our business for fostering an inclusive atmosphere, nevertheless it additionally takes exhausting work, perseverance and keenness, which I imagine is felt by the rivals and SiriusXM listeners alike. That was a private objective completed by way of exhausting work and constructing relationships over time. Females have a spot in competitors and as media members. It’s a real honor to cowl NASCAR and join with NASCAR followers each weekday getting into my fourth season on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.”

Randi Zuckerberg

Host: Randi Zuckerberg Means Enterprise on Enterprise Radio

Businesswoman Randi Zuckerberg has years of expertise below her belt as the previous spokesperson and director of market growth for Fb, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, editor in chief of Dot Difficult, and writer of 5 books, together with two youngsters’s books. Zuckerberg additionally works to encourage future generations of feminine leaders along with her animated sequence, Dot., centering on a younger woman utilizing expertise to reinforce her experiences and schooling. Throughout her Enterprise Radio (Ch. 132) sequence, Randi Zuckerberg Means Enterprise, she discusses the most recent traits and subjects in enterprise whereas drawing on her expertise as each an entrepreneur and mom.


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