Morning radio hosts Mark “The AME” Tyler and Denise “The Writer” Clay have a new radio home in the Philadelphia area. Starting Monday, January 15, 2018, “Mark & Denise in the Mornings” will broadcast live from the WWDB 860 AM broadcast headquarters in Bala Cynwyd, PA, from 7:30 AM – 9:00AM, Mondays through Wednesdays. The (primarily) talk radio station is a part of the Beasley Media Group which offers a broadcast signal ten times as strong as the previous station complete with live streaming capabilities on multiple social media platforms, and more, giving the “Mark & Denise in the Mornings” a broader reach and interaction with its listeners.
Due to the high level of community interest and the generosity of listeners, family and friends the show was able to re-launch quickly as evident by the overwhelming response to their Go Fund Me campaign. So far they have raised more than $5,000 in donations and sponsorships. The first major sponsor to step up was POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower, and Rebuild), an interfaith movement, who will continue partnering with the show to address issues affecting the Philadelphia Community at large.
Mark “The AME” Tyler and Denise “The Writer” Clay are known for their innate ability to inform and entertain while engaging listeners on news topics of local, national, and international interest. Mark brings the unique skills of an orator mixed with humor while Denise blends her insightful wit and media savvy as the foundation for getting to the heart of the matter. Together they have created a style and program that’s resonating with the city of Philadelphia like no other morning show before them.
About Dr. Mark Kelly Tyler: Mark Kelly Tyler, is a community organizer and influential pastor of the historic Mother Bethel AME Church in Philadelphia. He is also a member of POWER, a grassroots organization that seeks to empower all Philadelphians with access to the basic necessities of life including a living wage and fair housing. Dr. Tyler has an earned Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and teaches at an array of seminaries across the country. “We look forward to continuing to present the type of programming that gives voice to local, national, and international newsmakers of the day from the Black experience,” said Tyler. “If you are looking for progressive talk radio that lifts up the often-underreported experiences of the African Diaspora,” Tyler continued, “then ‘Mark & Denise in the Mornings’ is the show for you.”
About Denise Clay: Denise Clay is a long-time respected Philadelphia journalist who writes for Philadelphia Sunday Sun, Philadelphia Magazine, and The Philadelphia Public Record. Denise is known for her journalistic integrity and diligence in seeking clarity on issues pertaining to Philadelphians. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Journalism. "I'm really excited about getting back on the air with Mark to inform listeners here in Philadelphia and beyond,” said Clay. “I look forward to interacting with all of you again."
“Mark and Denise in the Mornings” is the media venture of Tyler Made Media, LLC., a national media company based in the Philadelphia area, co-owned by Mark Tyler and his wife Leslie. The company also has other media interest and clients with plans for future development in digital and print media.