Episode 2: Ramona Holloway
This episode contains frank discussion of sexual abuse.
Ramona Holloway of 107.9 The Link has a history of being outspoken and opinionated on many topics, from pop culture to major news events. On this episode of the Smart Mouth Life podcast, Ramona speaks candidly with Rachel and Donna about being a survivor, the recent abuse of power in the music, TV and film industries, and how we can be allies, creating a safe place for survivors of sexual abuse.
A little more about Ramona: Ramona Holloway is the 2009, 2010 and 2011 winner of the Alliance for Women in Media’s Gracie Award for radio comedy. She is one half of the “Matt and Ramona Show,” which originates from WLNK’s studios in Charlotte, North Carolina. The “Matt and Ramona Show” has been nominated for radio’s prestigious Marconi Award. She hits the radio airwaves from 3-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Recognized three times by Charlotte Magazine as the city’s best radio personality, Ramona is a big believer in giving back to the community. She served on the board of A Child’s Place, an organization that serves homeless children in Charlotte’s public schools. Ramona is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta, a public service sorority.
Born in Oberlin, Ohio and raised in Somerset, New Jersey, she was educated at Penn State University. She is a fan of the arts and enjoys decorating, traveling, reading and cheering for the Nittany Lions football team in her free time. Most Sundays you will find her in the congregation of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. On Saturdays? You’ll probably find her bargain hunting. She is single and lives in Belmont, NC.
Find Ramona on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and online.