Shelley Wade—most recently the Afternoon Host on iHeartMEDIA’s KMYI San Diego, Star 94.1-FM, and heard every weekend on 104.3 MYfm Los Angeles—started her radio career at KBXX Houston, 97.9 The Box (the 1st Hip-Hop station in The South). Next up for Shelley was a career-defining 12-year stint on the radio at New York City’s pop station, the world famous Z100. While at Z100, Shelley was named Best Midday Personality in New York City during the A.I.R. Awards.
Host of the “All The Rage With Shelley Wade” podcast & entertainment reports, Shelley has interviewed some of today’s top entertainers and legendary acts: Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Maroon 5, Celine Dion, Will Smith, LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, Jon Bon Jovi, Coldplay, P. Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Lenny Kravitz, Janet Jackson, Run DMC, The Goo Goo Dolls, Jessica Simpson, Mariah Carey, Whoopi Goldberg, Samuel L. Jackson, Dave Matthews, Cedric the Entertainer, Akon, Daughtry, Sean Paul, Carlos Santana, Jordin Sparks, Maxwell, Spike Lee, Quentin Tarantino, Paris Hilton, and countless others.
In addition to being a radio personality, Shelley is also a television personality. Shelley appears regularly on national television as a music, entertainment and pop culture expert on the Today Show on NBC, The Talk on CBS, CNN, MSNBC, Access Hollywood, Inside Edition, BBC Liquid News, PIX 11 New York. Shelley has been quoted in Time Magazine, the New York Daily News, People Magazine, AOL, the Associated Press and many other publications. During her time there, Shelley hosted several of New York’s top events, such as the Revlon Run/Walk for Women—with top celebrity co-hosts Meredith Viera, Tiki Barber, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Renée Zellweger, Julianne Moore, Jesse L. Martin, James Gandolfini and Christopher Meloni—as well as the U.S. Open’s Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
As a voice over artist, Shelley narrated a NASA documentary that played before the United Nations and has also voiced national television and radio commercials for superstar artists like Beyoncé, Ke$ha, Missy Elliott, Lucinda Williams, and many more. Shelley has received the T.O.R.C.H. Program’s L.I.G.H.T. Award for her work mentoring high school students who aspire to have careers in Communications and was featured in Marie Claire Magazine’s “It’s Time To Talk” campaign against domestic violence.
Shelley is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Watch Shelley’s many national TV appearances, red carpet & celeb interviews below: