Good Karma Brands
Press Release

101.7 The Truth Announces New Lineup with Addition of Two New Shows


By - Mar 24th, 2023 09:06 am

Milwaukee, WIS. (March 24, 2023) – Good Karma Brands and 101.7 The Truth, the leading black-talk radio station is Milwaukee, is thrilled to announce the addition of two new shows to their lineup, a morning show called “Truth Be Told” featuring dynamic hosts Denise Thomas and Telly Hughes, as well as a new midday show, called “Nothin’ But the Truth” featuring Milwaukee Bucks in-game host Melanie Ricks.

“We’re excited to bring a new lineup of voices to our listeners,” said General Manager, Cherie Harris. “Our new hosts are passionate and knowledgeable about the issues that matter most to the black community. We aim to provide a platform for authentic and unfiltered discussion, and we’re confident that our new lineup will deliver for our partners and fans.”

“Truth Be Told” will be a weekday morning show from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. hosted by Denise Thomas, a top 50 Power Broker by the Milwaukee Business Journal, and Telly Hughes, a two-time Emmy Award-winning broadcaster. They will bring their unique perspectives and chemistry to an already strong lineup of unfiltered and authentic black perspectives. In addition, Melanie Ricks will debut her own show called “Nothin’ But the Truth” weekdays from noon to 1 p.m., further enriching the diverse range of voices on the station.

The new lineup on 101.7 The Truth, effective April 3rd:

7 – 9 a.m.                     Truth Be Told with Denise Thomas & Telly Hughes

9 – Noon                      The Truth with Sherwin Hughes

Noon – 1 p.m.                Nothin’ But the Truth with Melanie Ricks

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.              The Tory Lowe Show

4 – 6 p.m.                     The Truth in the Afternoon with Ken Harris

101.7 The Truth recently celebrated 2 years as a station, launching to serve the city of Milwaukee as well as its surrounding communities with local news, entertainment, and community affairs programming 11 hours a day, seven days a week.

Download the Truth App to tune into the station for live and local content Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. To learn more about advertising on the station, submit an inquiry to and visit

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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