“I want to be remembered as a caring, compassionate person who helped people. I also want to be known as an entertainment reporter with substance.” – Déja Perez.
Loyalty, integrity, hard-working and a spicy, quick-witted personality is what you will find in Deja Perez. These qualities have led the New Jersey native to the forefront of radio in a top 10 market in Washington, DC. Shortly after graduating from Temple University, Deja Perez relocated to the Washington, DC area (DMV) where she got a job working in Promotions for Hot 99.5 FM. From there she took a job in the research department at WPGC 95.5 FM and as soon as she had the opportunity, she let the Program Director know that she wanted to be an On-Air Personality and he took a chance on her. That was the platform she needed to catapult her career! With hard work and determination, Deja Perez has managed to go from Promotions to having hosted her own show “Kiss After Dark” to becoming a member of the all new “Angie Ange Morning Show!” on WKYS 93.9 FM.
Determined to carve out her own lane in this industry, Deja Perez has done voiceovers for local and national corporations including: Ford Motor Company, Coca-Cola, NBC, Macy’s, T-Mobile, Old Navy, GIANT Magazine and Shoppers Food Warehouse to name a few. Seeing the growing need for entertainment news, Deja Perez created “What’s Poppin!?” – her own informative entertainment news report which highlights her quick-witted personality that her listeners love. “What’s Poppin!?” has paved the way for her to have made several appearances on the nationally syndicated “Russ Parr Morning Show,” providing both local and entertainment news as well as several appearances on TV One’s “News One Now” with Roland Martin, Fox 5 “Good Day DC”, ABC 7 News and NBC. “What’s Poppin!?” is currently featured Monday through Friday on the “Angie Ange Morning Show!” on WKYS 93.9 FM as well as DTLR Radio (which airs throughout 86 urban retail locations). In addition to that, Deja Perez served as a co-hosted on the internet radio show, “The Raheem DeVaughn Show” alongside Grammy nominated singer Raheem DeVaughn, interviewed a long list of celebrities and hosted events, community outreach and has been a speaker on several panels.
Through radio, TV and personal appearances, Deja Perez has the opportunity to do what she is passionate about and that is interacting with people and making a difference. As the daughter of a Puerto Rican mother and an African American father, she learned to embrace different cultures and ideas and is an advocate for uniting communities and putting love back into the world. Like everyone else, she has had trials and tribulations however she uses her personal testimony to help others as she continues to grow and evolve. Deja Perez believes in giving back and is dedicated to working with the youth, empowering women and eradicating domestic violence.
With her family, faith and community behind her, Deja Perez is working hard to expand her brand and will soon be launching www.DejaPerez.com – the next chapter in her journey to making Deja Perez a household name.