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Valonda Calloway

Valonda Calloway is a native of Richlands, in eastern North Carolina. She graduated
cum laude from Winston-Salem State University. She began her career in media as a
writer and reporter at the Voice of America radio in Washington, D.C. Valonda
returned to North Carolina as a news reporter and anchor for WNCT-TV in
Greenville. In Raleigh, Valonda was an anchor and reporter for WRAL-TV. When
WNCN launched the lifestyle show My Carolina Today, creators called on Valonda to
host. There, she interviewed and danced with The Rockettes and Cirque Du Soleil
and interviewed many stars including Marlon Wayans, Jayne Seymour, and Anthony

A dancer and cheerleader since her early years, Valonda cheered in college and in the
NFL for the Washington Football Team. Whether serving on the PTA, mentoring
girls, or giving her time at a local food pantry, Valonda embraces the verse, "to whom
much is given, much is required." That philosophy led Valonda to Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority Inc., which she joined in 1993. In 2013, Winston-Salem State University
named Valonda a 40 under 40 award winner, and in 2015 she was inducted into the
university's C. E. Gaines Hall of Fame.

Currently, Valonda is a spokesperson for University Ford and University Kia in
Durham, NC, and a freelance TV host for Fox 50. You might also catch Valonda on TV
or the web acting in commercials and corporate videos. Valonda is a media trainer
and content strategist at the marketing firm Walk West and a dance teacher at North
Carolina Dance Institute in Raleigh. In October 2020 she released her book Tips
From The TV Lady: A Guide For Making A Great Impression On Camera And In
Person. Valonda is a proud wife to Randal and mother to Lily.


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