As of 2020 Legendary Radio Personality, Gary Indiana native Dinahlynn Biggs made history as the 1st Black Female Radio Station owner in the state of Indiana.
Moving on to August 2021, history is in the making yet again, as long-time Chapter President of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame, Chicago Chapter Bernie Hayes, has announced his appointment of Dinahlynn Biggs, as the new President of the National Black Radio Hall of Fame, Chicago Chapter.
Dinahlynn humbly accepts the appointment and is delighted to meet and work with chapter members to move to increase membership here in the Midwest as well as the many achievements of those in the radio industry. There will be a membership meet and greet announced in the upcoming days.
Dinahlynn Biggs started her career in radio with the first Black-owned Record Lable in the world Vee-Jay Records. As a teen in the ’70s, Dinahlynn worked under the mentorship of the late Vivian Carter. A graduate of Gary Roosevelt High School, Indiana University Northwest, and a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Internet Broadcasters Alliance, Starfleet Music Pool, and The Order of the Eastern Star, Wisdom Chapter 60.
The radio career of Dinahlynn has covered the Midwest for over 40 years, now operating The Biggs Radio Network: WDLB-DB Indianapolis which houses several stations along with her national radio station Biggs Radio streaming from downtown Indianapolis. The station is ASCAP, Digital Radio Tracker and Sound Exchange certified.
Since the 70’s when Dinahlynn was a neophyte in radio, she has been recognized as one of the most influential radio personalities worldwide, known for Breaking music of the Independent Recording Artist worldwide. #Salute