WDAS FM's Frankie Darcell is a modern day renaissance woman: radio personality, author and director.
Darcell, a Brooklyn native and community activist, has worked in radio for the past 25 years. Her hearty and rich voice has blessed audiences from Baltimore, Norfolk, Charlotte and currently in Detroit at Mix 92.3 and on WDAS 105.3FM.
Darcell, a radio icon in Detroit where she spent most of her career, came to WDAS four years ago where she still holds down the afternoon slot with her weekday slot Talk of the Town with Frankie from 3-7p.m. She also hosts her Sunday public affairs talk show on WDAS 7-8 a.m. Headlines with Frankie Darcell which is doing exceedingly well bringing in 2-3 million listeners weekly.
Darcell has also authored two books including an autobiography.
Pertaining to Darcell’s theatrical talents, she isthe director of the classic 12 Angry Men, whichis the twenty-second stage production that she has produced and directed. The play debuts in Philadelphia March 19, 21 & 22 at Venice Island Performing Arts Center in Manayunk. Her resume includes the success of six Philadelphia shows of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuff and performances of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues benefiting shelters for women of domestic violence and their children.
We salute Frankie Darcell!