Anita “Boss Lady” Dean Arnette
Weekdays 12n – 3pm
Anita Dean-Arnette, born in Wadesboro, North Carolina, started her radio career at a small Top 40 station in Winston-Salem (WPEG),and was the first female announcer in the market. Around that time, she was given the name “Boss Lady” by local DJ Prince Ike. Within a few years, Anita worked at WMDE in Greensboro, and was heard as far north as Washington, DC. Later Greensboro/Winston-Salem stations included WEAL, WAIR and WAAA. In 2000, Anita was employed by Truth Broadcasting for Sales/Promotions on AM1340/1400 ‘The Light’ but her life soon changed, and was back behind the microphone for ‘Sunday Morning Praise,’ which became one of the station’s most popular shows. Anita’s weekly words of praise and encouragement, blesses her listeners, and she has received countless awards throughout the Triad and North Carolina. Midday Gospel Praise debuted in 2013, and now Monday through Friday from noon to 3pm, loyal fans tune in faithfully to hear “Boss Lady.” Anita is married to Rev. Jerry Arnette, and is a proud mother and grandmother.