Carolyn Pettiford-Ryals, longtime on-air personality at WNCU 90.7 FM, will be honored with an appreciation program this Sunday, April 8, 2018. The event will take place at Durham’s Lakeview Baptist Church on 3411 Dearborn Drive.
This year marks Ryal’s 20th as a gospel announcer on North Carolina Central University’s campus radio station. She, along with “Country Boy” Walter Hatcher, alternate hosting duties Sunday mornings on the “Hallelujah Praise” show.
The appreciation service starts at 4 PM and will include both music and spoken word tributes.
Libra Nicole Boyd, PhD is a musician, award-winning author, gospel music aficionado, and the founder and editor of Gospel Music Fever™. Her commitment to journalistic integrity includes bringing you reliable gospel music content that uplifts and advances the art form. Libra is presently working on several scholarly projects about gospel music in the media as well as gospel music in social movements.