January 19, 2021

Charmaine Bey of Black Ink Crew Chicago Promoted to Middays at 107.5 WGCI

107.5 WGCI, The Chi’s #1 for Hip-Hop & R&B, announced today that Charmaine Bey will host “Inside The Midday with Charmaine Bey,” effective immediately. “Inside The Midday with Charmaine Bey” will broadcast weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“Inside The Midday with Charmaine Bey” features Bey’s electric personality as well as entertainment news, live and local information and various show segments including “Hip Hop/R&B & Throwback Hits,” “The Charmaine Report,” “The Group Chat,” “The Rewind with DJ BG” and “Charmaine’s Last Minute.”

“Charmaine is a tremendous entertainment asset,” said Johnnie D. Glover, Program Director for 107.5 WGCI. “I am looking forward to Charmaine connecting with WGCI listeners both on the air and socially on a star-studded level as our new midday host.”

“Charmaine has built a stellar entertainment brand,” said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia Chicago. “We are excited to showcase her brand on a different level with our listeners, advertisers and community in her new role.”

“I am both honored and thrilled to expand my career at Chicago’s 107.5 WGCI,” said Bey.

“Radio has long been a dream of mine, and with the help of my iHeartRadio family, my dreams are now a reality. I want to extend my deepest gratitude to iHeart for initiating my career in radio four and a half years ago, and even more so for this opportunity. I couldn’t be more excited.”

Bey joined 107.5 WGCI in 2016 while also holding a lead role in the VH1 reality television series “Black Ink Crew: Chicago.” She has cultivated a mass following across all of her social media platforms that has led her to work with top established brands. Bey is a seasoned radio personality whose credits include substantive interviews with artists including the late Nipsey Hussle, 2 Chainz, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, H.E.R., G Herbo, Bibby, Yo Gotti, and Jennifer Hudson. Before launching her entertainment career, she worked for CBS and Groupon. Bey is a Louisiana native and a graduate of Howard University.

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