Derrick Ashong-Voice of a NEW Generation on Oprah Radio

When Oprah says, “I’m glad I was finally able to. . . so nobody has to tell me again, “HAVE YOU MET DERRICK ASHONG?,”” then you know if you are Derrick N. Ashong aka DNA, that you have to be simply BRILLIANT! Oprah finally met Ghanaian/Afropolitan DNA and true to DNA style, he impressed her; so much so that, today, Oprah announced in a press release the addition of The Derrick Ashong Experience Talk Show to Oprah Radio, Oprah Winfrey’s exclusive 24/7 channel.

On Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. MT/12 to 3 p.m. ET, Oprah Radio will launch the Derrick Ashong Experience talk show “with a special live broadcast at The Sundance Film Festival before an audience as part of the “Synchronize Concert Series” at Crown on Main in Park City, Utah. It will also be streamed live on The show will air live Saturdays from 12 to 3 p.m. ET on Oprah Radio, XM channel 156 and SIRIUS channel 195 as part of “The Best of XM” package.

The Derrick Ashong Experience will be a mash-up of politics, pop culture, social media, music and the arts, informed by Ashong’s experiences and travels across the globe. Derrick N. Ashong, aka DNA, will offer inspiration, wisdom and an open mic to listeners of all ages and will welcome a wide variety of guests from the worlds of politics, new media, entertainment and beyond. He will take calls from across the country and respond to emails and social media messages from more than 100 countries around the world.

. . .”This will be a radio show for the 21st century,” said Ashong. “This show will challenge my listeners every day, in every moment, in every decision to push our world toward a brighter light. It will bring a passionate, global perspective to radio.”

Ladybrille Magazine salutes DNA and we cant’t wait! Get to know DNA with Ladybrille’s indepth interview here.

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~Ladybrillemag Staff

Ladybrille Magazine

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