Julius White

News and Public Affairs Director

Julius White (“Juice” to many of his friends) is WEAA 88.9 FM's News and Public Affairs Director.  Julius is an award winning journalist, who began his broadcasting career in Montgomery, Alabama at Alabama State University’s public radio station. Since that time, Julius has worked in both commercial and public radio--occasionally at the same time, i.e., commercial radio in the morning and public radio in the afternoon.  Julius has worked as a stringer for National Public Radio, American Urban Radio Networks, and appeared on BET Nightly News with Ed Gordon, covering the trial of one of the suspects in the 1963 bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church—a blast that killed 4 little girls. Other experiences for Julius include talk show host, news analyst on Alabama Public Television and a brief stint in politics, as Office Manager/Committee Assistant for a Birmingham City Council member. Julius and his wife, Charlita, have been married for 3 years and live in Towson, MD.


 On Wednesday, December 13, the Baltimore City Fire Department responded to a fire in the 700 block of E. Coldspring Lane in North Baltimore where a 2-story occupied [row home] found to be filled with heavy smoke and fire on the first and second floor. 


 Baltimore County police say Loyola Blakefield Peparatory Boys School in Towson, closed early Thursday. On their Facebook page, police said school administrators reported Wednesday afternoon that a potentially threatening racist remark was scratched onto one of the bathroom stalls in Burk Hall.


Baltimore’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday parade is back on after a course reversal from Mayor Catherine Pugh. The mayor had announced plans earlier this week to do away with the parade and replace it with a day of service instead. 


Baltimore City Councilman Brandon Scott talks with WEAA's Julius White about the resolution he sponsored that calls on the Maryland General Assembly, to pass legislation that would require a comprehensive update to the city’s police boundaries, which have not changed in decades.