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Legendary Talk Show Host Harold Bell Joins The Lavonia Perryman Show


For Immediate Release (Monday May 9 2021)

Harold Bell a legendary sports talk show host and columnist will launch his next historical career phase on Tuesday, May 11, at 5:00 PM on the LAVONIA PERRYMAN SHOW radio show located at 910am and carried by the iHeartRadio Network. Harold joins former NBA player Steffond Johnson, and national political correspondent Steve Tillet.   
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In 1972, Harold Bell founded “The Original “Inside Sports,” radio show that aired on WOOK-AM in Washington, DC.  The talk show format changed the way we talk sports in America and beyond. In 1975, he became the first Black to host and produce his own television sports special in “prime time” on WRC-TV 4, an NBC affiliate in Washington, D.C. His special guest was “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali.


Harold Bell is the Godfather of Sports Talk radio and television in Washington, DC.  Throughout the mid-sixties, seventies and eighties, Harold embarked upon a relatively new medium–-sports talk radio with classic interviews with sports celebrities, politicians and news makers of the day.  The show became wildly popular. Harold has been an active force fighting for the rights of children for 50 years with the help of his wife Hattie through their non-profit organization Kids In Trouble, Inc. 

2022 will mark the 50th Anniversary of The Original Inside sports.  THE TRUTH NEEDS NO EVIDENCE!

About Lavonia Perryman

Since the 1980’s Lavonia Perryman has combined her media experience with a passion for politics. Lavonia’s broadcast journalist career was launched at WTVS, Channel 56 and WCAR radio in Detroit. She went to anchor the news for the Mutual Black Network in Washington DC. Later she was hired as the executive director of America’s Black Forum when the ABF received an Emmy for its Reverend Jesse Jackson special.

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