Sara Lomax-Reese is the CEO of one of the few Black-owned radio stations in Pennsylvania, WURD Radio, and while she is often regarded as a self-assured trailblazer, she is quick to share that that hasn’t always been the case.
“As I was graduating from college, they had an opening at an annual Black history publication. Even though I didn’t really know that much about what I was doing, it was an incredible opportunity to just learn the mechanics of putting a publication together. So, it’s been a bit of a random journey.”
Though Lomax- Reese might label her journey “random,” it’s clear that her commitment to her community has served as a compass.
“My mission is to create a space where our voices can be heard authentically, and consistently. Everything I do at WURD is to create a place where we can be who we are in all of our diversity, all of our complexity, all of our excellence, and even all of our mediocrity. All of our voices deserve to be honored and heard.”
While Lomax-Reese works to create space in media for people of color…