About Ron Holland

Ron is the host of the Public Affairs show, 'COMMUNITY VOICES' on Radio One Charlotte’s, 105.3 RNB, Praise 100.9 and 92.7 The Block. He’s also an Assistant Production Manager for all three stations, as well as a Producer and Board Operator. Ron hosted ‘Let's Talk News,’ a weekly Public Affairs show that aired on 88.1 FM, WYGG in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Ron's show aired for four years, ending in 2005 when he relocated to Charlotte, NC. Ron is a graduate of the Carolina School of Broadcasting where he also hosted a weekly broadcast at the school’s 89.3 the Storm radio station.

In addition to his work in Radio, Ron is the author of the book, ‘The Fire In My Words: The Anthology of a Social Provocateur – Volume I.’ Ron is a former Reporter for three New Jersey newspapers: The Asbury Park Press (the 2nd largest daily newspaper in New Jersey), The Shoreview Weekly News and City News of Newark, New Jersey. Ron also published his own Christian newspaper, ‘Faith & Works News,’ which was distributed to 42 churches in the City of Asbury Park, New Jersey, Neptune Township and surrounding communities.

  The statistics are disheartening. Upward of 15% of Mecklenburg County households are considered food insecure, which means, “They lack reliable access to nutritional food.” Nearly 480,000 children in North Carolina suffer from real hunger and go to bed without food. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland delved into this issue with Truman Lewis, Executive Director […]

  The Queen City is home to a growing community of authors and poets whose spoken word artistry is helping Charlotte to emerge as a destination for people with something profound to say. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES‘ host, Ron Holland talked with Best Selling Author, Brian Peay, founder/owner of Another Level Solutions, LLC about the upcoming Black […]

  The practice of yoga comes in a variety of forms and disciplines, from the Bikram and Ashtaga to the Kundalini. The health benefits of this ancient practice are enormous.  If you’re having trouble with anxiety, arthritis, stress; and stiff joints, perhaps Yoga is for you. Coupled with healthy eating choices, yoga may also play […]

The Chaney family truly exemplifies the word, miracle.  Their triumph over a host of tragic circumstances demonstrates faith and perseverance. The painful experiences they’ve endured are featured in a compelling documentary, ‘Unbreakable Chane,’ directed and produced by filmmaker, Peachanda Dubose.  ‘COMMUNITY VOICES host, Ron Holland talked with the Chaney family about their story – which […]

Community Voices host, Ron Holland, pays tribute to his mother, Elsie Holland

The scourge of domestic violence continues to impact millions of families across the country.  Women are especially impacted, as well as children.  What might be a surprise to many people, men are also victims of domestic abuse.  The statistics bear witness to an ever-increasing bane on relationships – physical and verbal abuse leading to tremendous […]

  According to the Centers for Disease Control, “suicide rates for Black youth (ages 10-24) rose significantly from 2018 to 2021.” Additionally, black youth are grappling with anxiety and depression at rates higher than their peers in other ethnic and racial groups. Organizers of the 2023 Black Youth Wellness Summit in Charlotte are working to […]

The statistics are clear and disheartening, African Americans lag behind in a host of metrics – including homeownership. While black homeownership has increased in the last 10 years, it only represents a 0.4% increase – 29 percentage points less than White Americans (72.7%). Monique Winston, President and CEO of MWINS Consulting is working to close […]

The potential to earn a high five-figure salary in medical coding is enormous. Depending on the position, medical coders can earn upward of $75,000 annually. While training courses in the field of medical coding are plentiful, the upcoming Medical Coding Certification Hybrid CPC Prep Course provides a unique opportunity for looking to code. ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ […]

  Wadesboro, NC has the unfortunate distinction of being considered the state’s most dangerous city per capita. The statistics are disheartening: For instance, the violent crime rate in Wadesboro in 2020  was 1,321. The U.S. average was 228.3. According to the ‘Citystistics’ website, the total crime rate in Wadesboro is 81 per 1,000 people “which […]

  The statistics of stroke in Black men are alarming. It isn’t just scary that strokes in black men are 50% higher in African American men than whites.  Black men are 70% more likely to die from stroke – according to the latest studies.  While strokes affect black women and all ethnic groups, black men […]

  Racial equity for African Americans in sports is the top priority of Gary Charles.  As founder and CEO of the Advancement of Blacks in Sports (ABIS), Charles’ mission is to provide black athletes with the tools they’ll need to navigate the financial terrain of sports, pursue leadership roles and effectively achieve full equality in […]