J Thomas Smith, J.D., Psy.D., D.Min., Ph.D. was one of the original staff members of Majic 102.1. He has hosted The Saturday Morning Show since 1994. He has co-hosted “Sunday Morning Live” since 2009. While serving as a staff announcer with American Forces Radio and Television Service from Hollywood, California, his programs were heard in more than 50 countries. He was voted “Air Personality of the Year on Pop Radio” by Black Radio Exclusive Magazine (BRE).
Smith is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. He has appeared in a number of industrial and training films and has worked in major radio markets including Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Memphis and Washington, D.C.
Attorney Smith has a general federal law practice. His practice areas include immigration and citizenship, bankruptcy, mental health advocacy; sports and entertainment law. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, Georgia Supreme Court, Kansas Supreme Court, Tennessee Supreme Court, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States District Courts for Kansas, Northern District of Georgia and the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas and Kansas.
Dr. Smith serves as a mental health consultant and expert witness. He is licensed in Texas and Georgia as a professional counselor, and in Texas as a marriage and family therapist, childcare administrator and chemical dependency counselor. He is a National Board Certified (NCC) Counselor, Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and Master Addictions Counselor (NBCC). Among his many academic credentials he a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of San Jose (CR), Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) from California Coast University, Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) from American Christian College and Seminary and a Juris Doctor degree, from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Smith is the author of “The Secret to a New Life” (in 21 Days) from Xlibris Publishing. It is available at your favorite bookseller.
The accomplished award-winning veteran, Kandi Eastman joined the Majic family in 1994 after having renowned success as a station manager and music director at WRBB, Boston’s top-rated college station and on-air positions at Boston’s WILD, Raleigh NC’s WQOK and Norfolk, VA’s WOWI.
To date, Kandi has received considerable recognition and has earned numerous honors and awards for her contributions in the radio industry and for her efforts in improving and inspiring the Houston community. She has received such recognition form the likes of the City of Houston’s Mayor, the U.S. Congresswoman Representative of Texas and through features in such magazines as Essence and Today’s Black Woman.
Never short of selfless sacrificial giving of her time, talents and community service, Kandi manages to maintain a balance between her career, marriage and motherhood. She attributes her success to a strong faith in God and family.
Sending a special shout-out of her own, she acknowledges her loving and supportive husband, Reginald, and the gems of her heart, their three sons, Amir-20 yrs, Tahj- 18 yrs and Jakevius-14yrs.
Black Pearls by Eric V. Copage: Daily @ 10:45am
Inspirational Wednesday: Wednesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm
“2009 Who’s Who in Black Houston”
“Citizen of the Year” courtesy of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity/ Rho Beta Chapter
2009 Live Endorsements include: McDonald’s, Hasbro, Avon, Dannon, Stewart Cadillac, Rx for Brown Skin, TNT’s Hawthorne and HEB.
Hosted over one thousand concerts, community and social events.