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Vernessa Cole

Social Media Strategist/Web Content Supervisor WBLS 107.5 FM/WLIB 1190AM Emmis NYC

 

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Photo Credit: Larry Busacca / Staff - Express Newspapers / Stringer WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Today we honor and wish a very happy birthday to the iconic queen of soul Aretha Franklin. She is one of best-selling female artists of all...
Photo Credit: Video Screenshot/YouTube- Champaine WBLS 107.5 FM Late Night Voice Over WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN From the early 80's-00's, after the clock struck 1AM on WBLS, you know who you were listening to, the station's fist female...
Photo Credit: Rachel Murray/Stringer/Getty Images WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Today we recognize living legend, Rita Moreno, the first Latina actress to win an Oscar. The acting icon was born December 11, 1931, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, but...
Photo Credit: Jemal Countess/Stringer/Getty Images - Dr. Patricia Bath of Laserphaco attends the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Harlem, New York native, Patricia Bath is the first African American to...
Photo Credit: Chan C. Smith WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Today we recognize LaToya Cross , Senior Editor of Entertainment and Culture at EBONY Magazine. The accomplished media maven started her career as the Associated Editor, for N’DIGO...
Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot/ Marie Van Brittan Brown: Inventor | 7 Days Of Genius | MSNBC WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN ADT, Slomin's Shield, yeah they may be protecting your home, but Marie Van Brittain Brown did it first. Brown is...
Photo Credit: Alex Wong /Getty Images WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Today we recognize the queen of salsa, Celia Cruz. Born in Havana, Cuba on October 21, 1925, Cruz has always had a love for music. As a child she found herself performing in...
Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screenshot/ Raye Montague broke barriers as Arkansas' own "Hidden Figure" WBLS CELEBRATES WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: 31 DAYS, 31 PHENOMENAL WOMEN Today we recognize Raye Montague, who created the first U.S. naval ship computer-generated design and was the...
Today we recognize the President of the NAACP New York State Conference, Dr. Hazel N. Dukes. A pioneer for the civil liberties of women and minorities, Dukes started her career in the 1960's, at President Lyndon B. Johnson's 'Head Start" program, a project focused on helping...