The Belle of Gospel!
About the author and editor of The Belle Report:
Sheilah Belle “The Belle” has worked in the field of broadcast news, journalism and with the press for over 25 years. In addition to producing The Belle Report, Monday through Friday, The Belle currently produces and anchors the syndicated radio news show, The Belle Report Entertainment News Update, now airing in 57 markets across the country. The Belle is also the Mid-Day host on Radio One’s Praise 104.7FM, 100,000 watts. She is on from 10am to 3p.m., for one of the most powerful Gospel radio stations in the country based in Richmond, VA. Before being hired by Radio One, The Belle worked at Clear Channel Radio, now I Heart Radio, where her talent kept her behind the mic as News and Community Affairs Director and Talk Show Hostess for five 50,000 watts FM radio stations in Virginia, including the top Urban Radio Stations in Richmond and Norfolk, for more than 12 years.
Among her many honors, Ms. Belle was been inducted into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2005, has been honored by the Gospel Music Workshop of America Gospel Announcers Guild, with the Print Media Award for 2007, the Crystal Mic Award, Rhythm of Gospel Awards Print Media, several Community Service Awards and received two appointments by then Virginia Governor Douglas L. Wilder. She has worked as a News Reporter for BET, WWL TV 4 in New Orleans, WRIC-TV, Richmond, VA, The Light and the Sheraton Broadcasting Network, Health Producer, for the ABC Richmond, VA TV affiliate, and Talk Show Hostess from New Orleans to New York for television and radio. She owns East Coast Gospel Music Summer Fest, The Belle Report Entertainment News Update, Ma & Popop Productions, Inc., The Gospel Times Newspaper, The Belle Report, www.thebellereport.com , LaBelle & Associates (a PR, Promotions and Marketing company), www.FeelGoodGospel.com and is the Producer of one of the largest outdoor Gospel Concerts on the East Coast, Gospel Music Fest with The Belle, now entering its 8th year with crowds as large as 12,000. The Belle has also created Digital Social Media Connect with The Belle to help people navigate through Social Media with a growing response and a long list of host cities. Ms. Belle also works as a Media Consultant and Publicist. In 2016, Ms. Belle was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, however after much prayer and medical treatment, her doctors reported that they were no longer able to find any cancer in her body. On Saturday, March 18th, The Belle shared her testimony of healing before a crowd of 5,000 at Transformation Expo, one of Radio One’s largest event. She is now recognized as one of the most respected multi-media journalist in the country and has become a highly requested Inspirational speaker as she continues to grow her ministry to inspire and uplift others. As a result, she is NOW doing more speaking engagements in Churches, Music Workshops, Conferences, and Non-Profit Organizations with topics ranging from Ministry to Social Media.
She is also a promoter and responsible for one of the largest Outdoor Concerts on the East Coast. “My vision is to help abused women, give singles encouragement, help rising artists and icons to understand the music industry and remind the teens that it’s okay to love the Lord and not be ashamed of it,” says Belle.