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Wendy Williams Celebrates National Radio Day with Throwback Photos from Her Radio Days

Afouda Fortune
Aug 22, 2020
04:30 A.M.
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Wendy Williams reminded fans of her radio days with two pictures that she shared with them on her Instagram page.

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When this year’s National Radio Day rolled around on August 20, it was celebrated by Wendy Williams. Armed with a claim that her family informed her about the occasion, Williams dropped two throwback images.

The first photo showed the TV host in a radio booth fitted with a mic stand. With a straight glare at the camera, Williams’ face brightened with a smile and her long black hair framed both sides of her face.

Wendy Williams at SiriusXM Studios on May 10, 2013 | Photo: Getty Images

Wendy Williams at SiriusXM Studios on May 10, 2013 | Photo: Getty Images

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Her hair was complemented by a black long-sleeved turtleneck, a blue plaid skirt, and black leggings. Her left elbow rested on a table filled with papers and a flower vase was behind her.

Not one to waste opportunities, Williams used her success as a radio personality to author some books, including “Wendy's Got the Heat.”

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As for the second image, Williams appeared to be hosting a show as her red nails held a microphone to her open mouth. Behind her were several types of radio equipment and the radio station’s name and frequency.

The snaps reminded fans of the 56-year-old’s radio journey which began when she joined Northeastern University’s on-campus radio station many years ago. Her journey continued after college when she got a gig at a radio station in St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

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In 2008, she was given an even more significant opportunity. She was told to host “The Wendy Williams Experience” which was a syndicated radio show that allegedly had over 12 million listeners.

Not one to waste opportunities, Williams used her success as a radio personality to author some books, including “Wendy's Got the Heat” which is a New York Times best-seller.

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She then began hosting her own show on VH1 and by the fall of 2007, Williams started making appearances on NBC's “Today Show.”

As an actress, the mother-of-one has appeared on “Drop Dead Diva,” “One Life to Live,” “Think Like a Man,” and “Think Like A Man Too.”

Even though she had some challenges, she stayed true to her course as a radio personality, TV host, actress, author, and performer. Her hard work eventually paid off when she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2019.

The star, which is under the Television category, was unveiled by Elvis Duran and Jack Abernethy.

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