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Dr. Tim Tooten Sr. has shared Maryland's stories as a journalist for WBAL-TV 11 News since 1988. He is Baltimore's only full-time education reporter. Tim began his broadcasting career in 1976 as a high school disc jockey in his native Live Oak, Fla. From there, he gained reporting experience in Washington, D.C., and West Virginia. Among the highlights of his reporting assignments include a half-hour documentary shot in Liberia, West Africa, called "Africa's Maryland." The documentary prompted Maryland's governor to sign an extensive cultural, educational and financial sister city agreement with two counties in the Republic of Liberia. Tim was honored with a prestigious National Headliner Award for his "East is East" documentary, which profiled life as an African-American growing up on Maryland's Eastern Shore. He also won an Associated Press award for his undercover investigative series of reports on the history of discriminatory practices in the private clubs in West Virginia. In addition to his broadcasting achievements, Tim is particularly proud of sharing the "good news" as pastor and founder of Harvest Christian Ministries in Baltimore, a non-denominational church. Tim holds a Doctor of Ministry degree (D.Min.) from Virginia Seminary in Lynchburg. He also received his Master of Arts degree from St. Mary's Seminary and University Ecumenical Institute of Theology in Baltimore, the country's oldest Catholic seminary. Tim graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications. He remains active in his community, employed as an affiliate broadcasting professor at Loyola University Maryland, and as a mentor to African-American men at Perry Hall High School. He is a member of the board for the Maryland Bible Society. Tim is married and is the father of three children and two grandchildren.
As an International Empowerment Lecturer, Recording Artist, Author, Conference Host and Entrepreneur, Dr. Juanita Bynum sits as President of Juanita Bynum Ministries and CEO of Juanita Bynum Enterprises, with headquarters in New York City. Over the last two decades, Dr. Bynum has become a fixture of inspiration, hope and new life and served as an example to men and women around the world. With accomplishments including being a New York Times Best Selling Author, Platinum Recording Artist, Awarded Actress and Television Host, as well as a record breaking Conference Host, Dr. Juanita Bynum has turned her humble beginnings into an inspirational and philanthropic empire – educating, equipping and empowering people from all walks of life. Fueled by a passion for character building, life coaching and spiritual rejuvenation, Dr. Bynum merges spirituality with the practicality of everyday life. Her candid and revealing approach has engaged followers worldwide provoking them to pursue a lifestyle of integrity, success and happiness. Wherever Dr. Bynum goes, she exhorts, encourages and empowers her listeners to reach their full potential in their personal, entrepreneurial and spiritual lives.
Ace Alexander “The Music Commander” is a STELLAR Award winning broadcaster, Radio Hall of Fame speaker and a premier voice- over announcer for the McDonald’s Corporation. "ON AIR with Ace Alexander" reaches ears and minds of listeners with a blend of Contemporary and Traditional Gospel Music, Health Tips, Words of Empowerment, Celebrity News and Interviews.