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.


Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa on Friday announced the appointment of retired Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Gary Tuggle as the Deputy Commissioner of the Strategic Investigations & Support Services Bureau.


A High Wind Warning is in effect for central and western Maryland.  The National Weather Service says wind gusts of up to 60 to 70 miles-per-hour could bring down trees and power lines, causing widespread outages.  The warning is in effect until 6 a.m. tomorrow.  Because of the inclement weather, a number of closures--from schools to government offices have been announced.


Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen has been very busy lately. Wen has been in and out of Annapolis frequently, urging state lawmakers to follow the lead of the Baltimore City Council and pass legislation that would  require restaurants with kid’s menus offer milk, 100% juice, or water as the default beverage options for those meals.

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It's official. Daryl DeSousa was formally sworn in Wednesday during a ceremony hosted by Mayor Catherine Pugh. DeSousa was appointed to the position in January after Mayor Pugh fired former Commissioner Kevin Davis.  

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The Baltimore City Council's vote came with the lone no vote  from Council member Ryan Dorsey. WEAA's Julius White reports.