Tracie M. Hunter
Tracie M. Hunter is the President and CEO of TMH Media Group,LLC DBA 1320 AM WCVG. She received a BA from Miami University, in Oxford, OH. and a JD from the University Of Cincinnati College Of Law. During Law School she clerked for the class action law firm of Waite, Schneider, Bayless and Chesley. Post law school she worked briefly for a criminal defense firm, then opened the private law practices of Tracie M. Hunter.
In 1995, she was offered a position as an Assistant Attorney General, but declined the offer. Instead, she closed her law practice and became the CEO and General Manager of WCVG Radio Station. After 11 years, in May 2006 Ms. Hunter founded the Internet Radio Company, MyUrbanGospel.com, which she serves as President and CEO. Ms. Hunter is also the host of the talk show, “Tracie Live,” airing weekdays from Noon until 2 PM and the television host for the Cincinnati Human Relation’s Commission public affairs program, “In Focus.”
A member of the American Federation of Radio & Television Artists (AFTRA), Ms. Hunter is a professional actress and spokesperson. She has appeared in numerous commercials, industrial films, print ads and stage productions. Her most important work however, is her call to ministry. Ms. Hunter is a licensed and ordained Minister of the Gospel. In addition to leading monthly prayer walks, she regularly teaches and preaches the Word of God. It has been documented that in April 2002, her prayer walk of over 1000 people was instrumental in squelching a violent uprising during civil unrest and riots in Cincinnati after the shooting of an unarmed, black man by Cincinnati police.
In 2006, Ms. Hunter settled a Civil Rights lawsuit she brought against the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Police Department for violating the Constitutional rights of an African-American young man. The events leading up to this lawsuit were captured nationally on NBC’s Dateline Television.
Ms. Hunter regularly challenges the sins of systemic racism which pervades the entertainment, media, and legal systems. Her values, education, and personal and professional experiences motivates her to inform, educate and encourage others, especially the Body of Christ, to confront racism head on in order to overcome the harmful effects of the past and to assure a better today and tomorrow not only for African-Americans, but for all races of people.
Ms Hunter has received: the YMCA Character Award; the Humanitarian Award by Jireh, Inc.; the Leading Lady Award; the NAACP Dream Keeper Award; the Keep the Dream Alive Award by St. Mark’s Catholic Church; and has been consistently recognized amongst the Who’s Who of Black Cincinnati.