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114: Media pro Rolonda Watts on Curious Ro & the Power of Storytelling

Jones.Show: Jonesing For Good

Most know her by one name, Rolonda, under which she launched her own internationally syndicated talk show (1994-1998), produced by her company, Watts Works, in association with King World Productions. However, for almost four decades, Rolonda Watts’ name, face, and distinctive voice have been known by audiences everywhere, thanks to her many award-winning works in television, radio, film, digital media, comedy, and her book; a romance suspense novel called DESTINY LINGERS, endorsed by Dr. Maya Angelou. Before her talk show, Rolonda was an Emmy nominated investigative news reporter, anchorwoman and producer for “Inside Edition,” WABC-TV Eyewitness News, WNBC, New Jersey Nightly News, WFMY-TV Ro’s deep, rich, and raspy voice is one of the most recognized in the business, serving as the announcer for “Divorce Court” (FOXTV) and “Judge Joe Brown” (CBS). In animation, Rolonda plays Mary Sinclair n the new “LEGO City Adventures” series. She also stars with Tyler Perry in his first animated movie, “Tyler Perry’s Medea’s Tough Love” (Lionsgate) and voices the role of Professor Wiseman on “Curious George” (Universal). In video games, Rolonda is the voice of champion Illaoi in League of Legends. In TV & movies, Rolonda just landed a role in the new sitcom, “Partners In Rhyme,” starring MC LYTE. Ro was recently seen on Lifetime TV’s “Psycho Nurse” and “My Daughter’s Psycho Friend.” Rolonda played the recurring role of FBI Forensic Pathologist Dr. Melissa Meyers on “Criminal Minds” (CBS). Ro is also a standup comedian, having headlined at Caroline’s on Broadway in NYC, and featured at The Comedy Store in LA, The Ice House, Flapper.s Ha! Ha!, the Comedy Union, The J Spot and more. The McDonald’s Corporation honored Ro as “a Broadcast legend.” Facebook & Business magazine calls her “the queen of all media” an there are official “Rolonda Days” in New York City and Newark, New Jersey. Rolonda holds degrees from Spelman College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and an Honorary Doctorate from Winston-Salem State University. JONES.SHOW, produced by Kevin Randall Jones, is a weekly podcast featuring host Randall Kenneth Jones (author, speaker & creative communications consultant) and Susan C. Bennett (the original voice of Siri). Rolonda Watts Online: Web: https://rolonda.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/RolondaWatts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RolondaWatts Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/changealgorithm/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RolondaWattsChannel Follow Rolonda on Clubhouse JONES.SHOW Online: Join us in the Jones.Show Lounge on Facebook Twitter (Randy): https://twitter.com/randallkjones Instagram (Randy): https://www.instagram.com/randallkennethjones/ Facebook (Randy): https://www.facebook.com/mindzoo/ Web: RandallKennethJones.com Follow Randy on Clubhouse Twitter (Susan): https://twitter.com/SiriouslySusan Instagram (Susan): https://www.instagram.com/siriouslysusan/ Facebook (Susan): https://www.facebook.com/siriouslysusan/ Web: SusanCBennett.com Follow Susan on Clubhouse www.Jones.Show

34mins

3 Jun 2021

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Interview with legendary talk show host Rolonda Watts

Amazing Women And Men Of Power

An Amazing Men & Women of Power special LIVE segment with special celebrity guest Rolonda Watts on the NEW social media app ClubHouse brought to you by Club Pod.Rolonda Watts is an American actress, producer, voice over artist, novelist, journalist, motivational speaker, Executive Producer and host of podcast, television and talk radio. She is best known for hosting the eponymous Rolonda, an internationally syndicated talk show which aired from 1994 to 1997.Some of what Rolonda's interview includes:She weighs in on the shift in how we put out and receive media in this new eraWe also discuss the unscrupulous and competitive nature of talk show TV in the '90'sLets us in on latest venture into Stand Up Comedy ComedyGives you everything you need to know to be a part of her RolondaOnDemand.com and her upcoming Voice Over Masterclass As well as a couple of previously unshared tidbits with the TalkShow Maven and live questions from the Clubhouse audience.

1hr 23mins

23 Apr 2021

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AB Replay: Bridging the Race Gap: Dare to Say the Wrong Thing with Rolonda Watts

All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett

Today we're replaying a conversation from last year with Rolanda Watts. She's had a varied career including being a writer, speaker, journalist, voice actor, and comedienne just to name a few. With all that’s going on in the U.S. today Jeffrey and Rolanda had an honest and respectful conversation into race relations. Rolanda says it’s important to have an open dialogue between races and we have to confront society's demons head-on. For as bad as things are, Rolanda believes we will come out the other side of this unrest better adding “Crap makes gardens grow.” She also channeled a conversation she had with the late poet Maya Angelou who reminded us all to be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud.  Join the C-Suite Network: https://c-suitenetwork.com/executive-membership Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40mins

12 Feb 2021

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AB Replay: Bridging the Race Gap: Dare to Say the Wrong Thing with Rolonda Watts

All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett

Today we're replaying a conversation from last year with Rolanda Watts. She's had a varied career including being a writer, speaker, journalist, voice actor, and comedienne just to name a few. With all that’s going on in the U.S. today Jeffrey and Rolanda had an honest and respectful conversation into race relations. Rolanda says it’s important to have an open dialogue between races and we have to confront society's demons head-on. For as bad as things are, Rolanda believes we will come out the other side of this unrest better adding “Crap makes gardens grow.” She also channeled a conversation she had with the late poet Maya Angelou who reminded us all to be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud.  Join the C-Suite Network: https://c-suitenetwork.com/executive-membership Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40mins

12 Feb 2021

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Encore Media Star Rolonda Watts joins G. Keith Alexander to discuss Destiny Lingers & Reinvention

What’s Hot! HarlemAmerica with G. Keith Alexander

ROLONDAFor more than three decades, her name, face, and distinctive voice have been known by audiences everywhere, thanks to her many award-winning works in television, radio, film, digital media, comedy, and her new book; a romantic suspense novel, called, DESTINY LINGERS, which is endorsed by Dr. Maya Angelou. The National Book Club Conference awarded Rolonda with the Bebe Moore Campbell Award for Excellence in Storytelling. She has also received the Editor’s Choice Award, as well as the Rising Star Award.What’s Hot! HarlemAmerica with G. Keith Alexander is the crossroads where culture, lifestyle, and community meet. Legendary New York radio/TV personality, G. Keith Alexander will tap into the who’s who in Entertainment, Empowerment, and Health & Wellness to bring you exciting and unparalleled content.

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1 Jan 2021

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Media Star Rolonda Watts joins G. Keith Alexander to discuss Destiny Lingers & Reinvention

What’s Hot! HarlemAmerica with G. Keith Alexander

What’s Hot! HarlemAmerica with G. Keith Alexander Friday at 10 AM Pacific Time/1 PM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel What’s Hot! HarlemAmerica with G. Keith Alexander is the crossroads where culture, lifestyle, and community meet. Legendary New York radio/TV personality, G. Keith Alexander will tap into the who’s who in Entertainment, Empowerment, and Health & Wellness to bring you exciting and unparalleled content. ROLONDAFor more than three decades, her name, face, and distinctive voice have been known by audiences everywhere, thanks to her many award-winning works in television, radio, film, digital media, comedy, and her new book; a romantic suspense novel, called, DESTINY LINGERS, which is endorsed by Dr. Maya Angelou. The National Book Club Conference awarded Rolonda with the Bebe Moore Campbell Award for Excellence in Storytelling. She has also received the Editor’s Choice Award, as well as the Rising Star Award.

1hr

11 Sep 2020

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Ep.5 : Actress Rolonda Watts- Reinvention During Intermission

Kera Dangerous Talk

Rolonda Watts has had many roles from Daytime Tv host, Writer, Tv actress, voiceover actress to comedian. She talks to KD in this episode about why it's important for us all to Reinvent ourselves, especially during the COVID pandemic. Rolonda certainly doesn't allow age to play a factor when it comes to keeping it sexy as she ages. How has dating changed during these uncertain times? We talk about being happily single and cuddle puddles. We talk about it all! Take a listen as we catch up with Rolonda to see during her Intermission how she's keeping her life afloat and how she made it to be the TrailBlazer she has become in entertainment.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/keradangeroustalk/support

54mins

7 Sep 2020

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Rolonda Watts - NurseMARK - Episode 40

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For more than three decades, her name, face, and distinctive voice have been known by audiences everywhere, thanks to her many award-winning works in television, radio, film, digital media, comedy, and her new book; a romance suspense novel, called, DESTINY LINGERS, which is endorsed by Dr. Maya Angelou. The National Book Club Conference awarded Rolonda with the Bebe Moore Campbell Award for Excellence in Storytelling. She has also received the Editor’s Choice Award, as well as the Rising Star Award.Most know her by one name, Rolonda, under which she launched her own internationally syndicated talk show (1994-1998), produced by her company, Watts Works, in association with King World Productions. Rolonda began her television career as a local CBS news reporter at WFMY-TV in Greensboro, North Carolina, before joining New Jersey Network, WNBC-TV where she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her Excellence in Live TV News Coverage. She would later join the WABC Eyewitness News team in New York where she served as an investigative news reporter and anchor. Ro later co-hosted Lifetime television’s talk show Attitudes before joining Inside Edition as weekend anchor, producer, and senior correspondent. Then TV mogul Roger King made Ro an offer she couldn’t refuse; her own internationally syndicated TV talk show, Rolonda, which you can still watch today on The Rolonda Watts Channel on YouTube!Ro’s deep, rich, and raspy voice is one of the most recognized in the business, serving as the Announcer for Divorce Court (FOXTV) and Judge Joe Brown (CBS). In animation, Rolonda just landed roles in Madagascar (DreamWorks) and the new animated LEGO’S series (Nickelodeon). She also co-stars with Tyler Perry in his first animated movie, Tyler Perry’s Medea’s Tough Love (Lionsgate). For two decades, Ro has voiced the role of Professor Wiseman on Curious George (Universal) ... In video games, Rolonda is the voice of champion Illaoi in League of Legends.In TV & movies, Rolonda enjoys her recurring role on Criminal Minds (CBS) in which she plays FBI Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Melissa Meryers. Ro also stars in American Bred, Sister Code, House Party5:Tonight’s the Night (WB), Broken Roads, House Arrest, and A Mother’s Love, which won the highly coveted Five-Star Dove Award. Ro’s other movies include Second Chance Christmas, Christmas Mail, Soul Ties, and 25 Hill. She stars as Hollywood legend Dorothy Dandridge in Defying the Stars and Josephine Baker in Return to Babylon.Ro is also a standup comedian, having recently headlined at Caroline’s on Broadway in NYC, and also a featured comedian at The Comedy Store in LA, The Ice House, Flapper.s Ha! Ha!, the Comedy Union, The J Spot and more.A committed philanthropist with an honorary doctorate from Winston-Salem State University for her humanitarian works, Rolonda has served on the board of directors for Literacy Volunteers of New York City, the board of advisors for the Rahway State Prison’s Lifers Group, and the board of advisors for the United Negro College Fund. The Spelman College Alumna Association awarded Ro for her community service and contributions to the entertainment industry. The McDonald’s Corporation honored Ro as “a Broadcast legend.” Facebook & Business magazine calls her “the queen of all media.”Rolonda holds degrees from Spelman College, where she was graduated magna cum laude. She holds a master’s degree in the Science of Journalism from Columbia University in NYC, where she served as president of Sigma Delta Chi, the Society of Professional Journalists. There are official “Rolonda Days” in New York City and Newark, New Jersey. Ro lives in New York with her rescue terrier, Langston Hughes,Check out Rolonda’s podcast at RolondaOnDemand.com on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher and C-Suite Radio. Guests include Carol Burnett, Jane Fonda, Judge Greg Mathis, Dr. Maya Angelou, Jack Canfield, and many more!Takeaways:How did we get where we are here in this country?What’s it been like for

41mins

21 Jul 2020

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AB Replay: Bridging the Race Gap: Dare to Say the Wrong Thing with Rolonda Watts

All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett

Today we're replaying a conversation a few weeks ago with Rolanda Watts. She's had a varied career including being a writer, speaker, journalist, voice actor and comedienne just to name a few. With all that’s going on in the U.S. today Jeffrey and Rolanda had an honest and respectful conversation into race relations. Rolanda says it’s important to have an open dialogue between races and we have to confront societies demons head-on. For as bad as things are, Rolanda believes we will come out the other side of this unrest better adding “Crap makes gardens grow.” She also channeled a conversation she had with the late poet Maya Angelou who reminded us all to be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39mins

25 Jun 2020

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AB Replay: Bridging the Race Gap: Dare to Say the Wrong Thing with Rolonda Watts

All Business with Jeffrey Hayzlett

Today we're replaying a conversation a few weeks ago with Rolanda Watts. She's had a varied career including being a writer, speaker, journalist, voice actor and comedienne just to name a few. With all that’s going on in the U.S. today Jeffrey and Rolanda had an honest and respectful conversation into race relations. Rolanda says it’s important to have an open dialogue between races and we have to confront societies demons head-on. For as bad as things are, Rolanda believes we will come out the other side of this unrest better adding “Crap makes gardens grow.” She also channeled a conversation she had with the late poet Maya Angelou who reminded us all to be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

39mins

25 Jun 2020

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