Dyana Williams is an entertainment powerhouse. A music activist, celebrity strategist, broadcaster and currently, an on air personality at 100.3 WRNB Radio One Philadelphia. She returns as the national host for the 8th Annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival this weekend.
Williams has been a frequent guest commentator for TV One’s award winning music series. Unsung. She has engineered media strategies for her celebrity clientele, that has included Rihanna, T.I, Charlie Wilson, Janelle Monae, The Zac Brown Band, A$AP Rocky., two American Idols, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, multiple GRAMMY Award winners, many platinum selling performers, executives, actors, and athletes, among many others.
Dyana helped establish June, Black Music Month (with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Kenny Gamble) and was recognized for her music activism in the White House by Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush. As a co-producer of the Marian Anderson Award, she has orchestrated tributes to Berry Gordy, Jon Bon Jovi, Wynton Marsalis, Patti LaBelle, Gamble & Huff.
Formerly president of the Philadelphia chapter of The Recording Academy also known as the GRAMMY organization, Dyana continues to serve on its board and on several national committees. Williams attended Temple University’s Klein School of Media and Communication, where she graduated cum laude and currently sits on their board.