“The Radio One family is deeply saddened at the untimely passing of our employee and we extend our sincere condolences to her family and friends,” remarked Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson Radio One, Inc. “A talented colleague, Sheila’s contributions will long be felt by her Radio One family and the lives she touched through her various charitable connections and community organizations.”
Sheila Stewart was an award winning media figure whose career as a Radio, TV and Print Media Personality spanned over 20 years. She was the News & Community Affairs Director for Charlotte’s WPEG and Radio One-DC Stations. Stewart received a BA Degree in Broadcast journalism from Benedict College and also worked as an adjunct Professor of Journalism at several colleges. More than 20 of her former students are working in radio-tv-print media all over the country. Stewart devoted considerable time working with youth and organizations.