Deidre James was born and raised in High Point, NC and attended NC A&T State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has been on the number 1 radio morning show in the Triad for over 10 years. During this time, Deidre as managed to make herself - and her name - synonymous with news and entertainment.
Deidre’s panache for making her passions come to life is quite infectious. A proponent for positive self-image, style, interior design, fashion, theater, film, music, local arts, traveling and life in general, she has managed to bring all of this to life with her national blog. “Dee-Tales” is Deidre’s platform to incorporate her humor, personality, compassionate nature, interviewing skills, and knowledge to discuss many topics that are affecting our world in one way or another.
Some of Deidre’s most notable interviews and interactions include: Hillary Clinton, Usher, Vern Yip from HGTV, 50 Cent, Matchbox Twenty, Lifehouse, Gavin DeGraw, Jordin Sparks, Trey Songz, Robin Thicke, Britney Spears, and Fleetwood Mac to name a few. She has hosted the HBO Red Carpet event for the True Blood, Co-hosted segments on WXII-TV, WGHP-TV, and WFMY-TV. She has also been featured in SKIRT Magazine, YES! Weekly, and other local publications.
Deidre believes in “paying it forward” and giving back to the community. She is heavily involved in local politics as well as Often Awesome, Susan G Komen Foundation, Win-Win Resolutions, and Family Services of the Piedmont. Deidre is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Whether it’s time or monetary, Deidre believes that its her obligation to give back to the community that believed in her abilities and helped her get where she is today.
Deidre’s incredible interviewing skills along with her ability to communicate effectively in so many media venues make her a true leader in the media entertainment industry.