Kelder

Weekdays 2pm-7pm

Kelder is a well-known radio personality and community activist. During her 20+ year broadcasting career, she has held various management positions including Music Director, News Director, Assistant Program Director and Sales Manager. Kelder has been heard locally, regionally, and nationally on both radio and television – as the voice of such clients as the Essence Music Festival, House of Blues, Playtex, and Dannon Yogurt – and has become known as much for her distinctive voice as she is for her community activism: she is the founder of NOLA Women For A Change, an organization that encourages civic engagement among women and frequently volunteers her time as a spokesperson and advocate for those issues that adversely affect women and young adults residing in the New Orleans area.  Kelder also served as the Board Development Chair for Girl Scouts Louisiana East and CASA Jefferson and was an appointed member of the Neighborhood Conservation District Committee, a committee whose sole purpose is to preserve the historic and architectural balance in New Orleans’ diverse neighborhoods.

Kelder attended Xavier University where she studied Pre-med Biology with an honors distinction in Chemistry; as well as Comparative Literature. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and The Crescent City Chapter of the Links, Incorporated. Kelder is married to Emmy Award-winning journalist, Ken Jones and is the mother of one son, Chance.