Promoted from Radio One Richmond to this new opportunity, Radio One Philadelphia welcomes Paris Nicole to the weekdays from 9am – 2pm, to play the hottest songs, report entertainment news, share life style tips, feature local community highlights and much more! A native of Richmond, VA, Paris Nicole began her career at 16 years old as an intern at a local radio station.
Paris then graduated from Hampton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Since then, Paris Nicole has interviewed some of the hottest stars in the entertainment industry such as Rick Ross, Kevin Hart, Angela Bassett, Kerry Washington, and Trey Songz, to name a few. Her talent and insight have been featured in top media outlets, such as XXL, Bossip, Centric, Vibe and MTV. She also served as the official host of Virginia for President Barack Obama‘s “DJs for Obama” campaign in 2012.
Serious about using her talent and influence to impact lives, Paris, known throughout Virginia as “The Fly Chick,” also serves as a community advocate with her “Fly Kids Coat Drive,” “Fly for Prom,” and “Fly for School” campaigns. Karen Vaughn, Operations Manager for Radio One Philadelphia stated, “Paris is a top-notch talent and programmer who brings a vast skill set and creativity to the team.
Her commitment to community, creativity and listener engagement is the perfect fit for our team.” As of Monday, June 19th, Boom 103.9’s on-air lineup is as follows: 6am – 9am The Boom Philly Morning Flow, 9am – 2pm Paris Nicole, 2 pm – 7 pm DJ Caesar, 7pm – 12 am Megan Ryte.