Barbara De Laleu – The Beautiful Stranger the ace of entertainment & pop culture. Ms. Delaleu is a blogger, entrepreneur and radio personality of 106.1 WBLI, and radio producer at 107.5 WBLS.
With a history of leadership in the radio industry, community service, academia and not-for-profit organizations, Barbara is definitely a contender in the ever- growing entertainment industry.
In Barbara’s emerging career as a radio personality and producer, she has held a title of Vice President and Programming Committee Chair of the Alliance for Women in Media developing her reputation as the organizations “rising star”. She has also been the recipient of numerous awards including PopCrunch Media’s 50 Hottest Women in Radio, the 2005 recipient of Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities and the 2008 recipient of AWRT’s BELL (Bringing Excellence at a Local Level) AWARD.
During the Summer of 2012, Barbara participated in the International Field Program in Buenos Aires Argentina where she had the opportunity to work with a local radio station and NGO on environmental and community outreach issues. At the end of this experience, Barbara completed a Masters Program in Media Studies at The New School University while concurrently graduating from The Organizational Change Management Program in Milano to the School of Management and Urban Policy Programs in Spring of 2013. She will begin her PhD in the Fall.
Barbara has shared her talents with BET, Black Enterprise Magazine, WBLS, WLIB, WBLI, Aetna, American Impact Media, Sports Illustrated and interviewed some of top names in entertainment and music today.
In her future, Barbara’s ultimate career goal is to obtain ownership of media, and particular radio stations in Haiti and the US.