After a lengthy career in Airline Management, Tonya developed a passion for all things radio. During her career in the radio industry, Tonya has worn the titles of Program Director, Music Director and Community Affairs Director. Her current show, “Sounds of Inspiration With Tonya Rivens”, is featured on Streetz 103.3, Sundays. Her radio career also includes stints at WPEG (Power 98 FM), WBAV (V101.9) and WPZS (100.9).
Tonya also branch out in the pursuit of radio syndication with the creation of ‘Gospel Insight with Tonya Rivens.’ It was featured on WBTV News on BOUNCE TV, weekdays at 8pm. She has also worked as a Television personality for WCCB, Charlotte’s CW, News Rising and a Television personality and Traffic Reporter, on WBTV.
She has won community service awards from Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Putney, Business Today for 2017 Top Female Business Owner, Urban League of the Central Carolinas and the Charlotte Mecklenburg NAACP.