12 Nov Episode 15: The Journey To Greatness
The journey through life isn’t one without a number of trials and testimonies. Joining Monica Bey is Political Analyst and TV Commentator, Dr. Rashad Richey, who knows all about the struggles of navigating a hard upbringing to becoming the success story he is today. From his heartbreaking adoption story to his transformation in finding his purpose through his faith, Rashad doesn’t hold back in teaching others the value of life lessons he’s learned along the way. Listeners will experience a new sense of perseverance from a man who had to forge his own path of greatness in order to pay it forward by inspiring others to do the same through self-discovery! To learn more about Rashad Richey, please visit RashadRichey.com or follow him @rashad_richey.
About Rashad Richey:
Dr. Rashad Richey’s aggressive and opinionated on-air style led him to being voted “Best Talk Radio Personality in Atlanta” by readers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for his weekly midday show on News and Talk 1380-WAOK. Rashad is also the Political/Social Commentator for The People’s Station V-103, the nations’ largest urban station. When Rashad is not on radio, he’s on television as the Political Analyst for CBS 46 News and Peachtree TV Atlanta, where he provides insightful commentary, special reporting and breakdowns of local and national news. This year, Rashad was nominated for an Emmy Award for his riveting television news coverage of a small Georgia town still dealing with the very real effects of racism and systemic segregation.
Rashad is also a regular commentator on MSNBC and Fox national news, providing insightful commentary on social and political matters. Beyond broadcasting, Rashad serves as the Chief Editor-At-Large and Sr. Writer for Rolling Out Magazine, which has a national millennial readership of 2.2 million and is the largest free print urban publication in America.
Recently, Rashad was named Top 40 Under 40 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and one of Georgia’s most influential people.
Before becoming a media juggernaut, Rashad worked as a staff minister in the Baptist Church where he became an ordained minister. He was later employed as the Political Director and Chief Strategist for the Democratic Party of Georgia. Rashad became their first African-American lobbyist where he successfully lobbied for increased educational funding for GA schools, common-sense prison reform and anti-human sex trafficking laws. Rashad continues to utilize his lobbying expertise as the Chief Lobbyist for the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office and multiple law practices.