RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — One of many largest names in radio — Tom Joyner –stated his closing goodbye after being on the air for practically three a long time.
Radio host Tom Joyner formally retired after he did his final present for ‘The Syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Present,’ Friday morning.
Joyner made his mark nationally and regionally throughout his 25 years on the airwaves. He was heard regionally on Kiss FM 99.three and 105.7.
On Friday, listeners known as in and informed Radio One’s Clovia Lawrence in regards to the influence Joyner had on their lives. Lawrence credit Joyner for a lot of her personal success.
“You’ve a voice and when you’ve a voice you could use that voice to influence others, influence communities, main cities, small cities and to assist different individuals to know that there are sources accessible,” Lawrence informed 8News. “You could be all that you simply actually need to be and that’s what he taught me.”
Joyner has been acknowledged for his efforts in bringing consideration and funding to HBCUs.
Throughout his time on-air, Joyner visited Richmond for occasions at The Landmark Theatre, which is now referred to as The Altria Theatre.