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Yo' Girl Delores Thompson
A Bay Area native and radio 20 year veteran, “Yo Girl” Delores began performing with the City of Oakland’s Parks & Recreation department at an early age. Shortly after high school landed a coveted position with Oakland’s very own Soul Beat entertainment television where she dominated programming and entertainment reporting. Upon relocating to Los Angeles, Delores continued her career at various LA radio station’s before beginning a 15-year long stint at Stevie Wonder’s 102.3 KJLH-FM, where she was featured in “who’s who in Black LA” magazine and was dubbed “Southern California’s #1 Lady in the Mid-Day.”
Delores returned to the Bay Area, where the mother, minister, motivational speaker and Executive Director of her own non-profit “Sista Girl Network,” piloted the inaugural broadcast online radio station KOSA at the Oakland School for the Arts, where she has been blessed to start a broadcast department, she also volunteers her decades-long expertise at Oakland's Youth Radio.
Delores joined KBLX in the summer of 2016; she says, “KBLX is a heritage station that has been, and is home, to some of the greatest personalities of all time, I am honored to be a part of such an awesome legacy.”