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Delilah, the most-listened-to-woman on radio in the U.S., embraced the medium when she was a middle-schooler in Reedsport, Oregon, reporting school news and sports on KDUN-AM, a small station in her hometown. Delilah’s soothing voice, open heart and love of music expanded her audience from the folks in Reedsport to more than 8 million monthly listeners across the United States and internationally on the American Forces Network in Japan, Korea and Central Europe, along with her channel on iHeartRadio and her new podcast, Conversations with Delilah. Many of those listeners engage Delilah beyond the airwaves via social media, especially on Facebook, where more than 1.6 million friends connect with her to share their stories and request songs.
Delilah, who celebrated the 30-year anniversary of her nighttime radio program in 2016 (the program was launched nationally in early 1997), was honored with the radio industry’s highest accolade the same year – the NAB Marconi Award for “Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year.” She was also inducted in the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2016 and joined the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2017, which marked the first time a woman had been honored in the last 35 years. In addition to yearly honors by Radio Ink as one of the “Most Influential Women in Radio,” Delilah took home the trophy for “Outstanding Host – Entertainment/Information” at the Alliance of Women in Media’s 37th Annual Gracie Awards Gala.
Delilah’s distinctive blend of story-telling, sympathetic listening and encouragement – all scored with adult contemporary soft rock – makes her top ranked in most markets among women 25-54. She says her show is a “safety zone where listeners take off their armor, slip into a ‘Mr. Rogers’ cardigan, sit around the electronic hearth and share their secrets.”
She adds that her audience is “just like me and the two women working on the show, who were once listeners. We are single parents who work hard to strike a balance between family and work life. We also enjoy our friendships and remember to laugh as much as possible.”
Often referred to as the “Oprah of Radio,” Delilah is the author of four books, including her most-recent work One Heart at a Time. Published by RosettaBooks, it features an inspiring, uplifting, and motivating look at life, love, and faith.
As a mother of 14 children, 11 of whom she adopted, Delilah established a foundation called Point Hope as a voice for forgotten children everywhere. Now in its 15th year, the immediate focus of the Foundation is on refugee children in Ghana and on special needs children in the foster care system nationwide and in her neighborhood of White Center in Seattle. Delilah also recently partnered with Feed The Children, an international non-profit relief organization which distributes food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to those in need. Delilah has joined the effort to help provide food and necessities to hungry children in America by raising awareness of the heartbreak of hungry children with her millions of nightly listeners.
In addition to a passion for children and radio, Delilah is devoted to music because “it touches the heart the way nothing else can.” Her father had a Country-Western band, and her brother played in a Jazz band. Though she writes lyrics, she cannot sing. Delilah says, “I always wanted to be a performer, but I can’t sing, dance or act. Luckily, I found I could talk!”
Delilah, loves her work “because it has allowed me to bring together a distinct community of people who reach out to help one another. We don’t try to fix people. We listen. We sympathize. We empathize. If the show has a message, it’s listen to your own gut. Trust your own intuition. Go where it leads. Don’t give up.”
Daily broadcasts, caring for her children, running a foundation, writing books, traveling and public speaking add up to a very busy life for Delilah. And she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Radio host Delilah taking break after son’s suicide
Radio host Delilah said she is taking a break from her nationally syndicated program to grieve after her son took his own life last week.
Delilah posted on Facebook Saturday that her son, Zachariah, killed himself Tuesday morning. Zachariah “was being treated, counseled, and embraced fiercely by family and friends while battling depression for some time now,” she said.
“I will be absent from the radio and on social media for a time as I grieve and try to process this loss with my family,” she wrote. “Please pray for my beloved Zacky, and I will pray for all suffering from this debilitating disease called depression.”
Delilah added a picture of her son with the post. She didn’t say how old he was.
Ten of Delilah’s 13 children are adopted. Another son, Sammy, died in 2012 at the age of 16 amid a battle with sickle cell anemia.
Delilah’s full name is Delilah Rene, though she uses only her first name on-air. The “Delilah” show is a mix of love songs and callers sharing personal stories that airs on Easy 93.1 on Sunday through Friday, from 7 p.m. to midnight.
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Delilah is the most-listened-to-woman on radio in the U.S. Delilah’s soothing voice, open heart and love of music have expanded her audience to more than eight million weekly listeners on approximately 160 radio stations in the U.S. Delilah, who celebrated the 30-year anniversary of her nighttime radio program in 2016, was honored with the radio industry’s highest accolades– an induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2016m and the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcast Hall of Fame induction, marking the first time in 35 years that a woman would receive such a distinction.
Delilah’s distinctive blend of story-telling, sympathetic listening and encouragement– all scored with adult contemporary music– makes her top ranked in most cities with female and male listeners, alike. She says her show is a “safety zone where listeners take off their armor, slip into a ‘Mr. Rogers’ cardigan, sit around the electronic hearth and share their secrets.”
Delilah is also the author of four books.
As a mother of 13 children, 10 of whom she adopted, Delilah established a foundation called Point Hope as a voice for forgotten children everywhere.
Delilah has joined the effort to help provide food and necessities to hungry children in America by raising awareness of the heartbreak of hungry children with her millions of nightly listeners.
Daily broadcasts, caring for her children, running a foundation, writing books, traveling and public speaking add up to a very busy life for Delilah. And she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Call Delilah toll-free at 1-888-633-5452 with your love song request. And be sure to visit Delilah’s Web Site.
Radio host Delilah shares her private grief with listeners
It has been more than a year since he left her: the carefree 18-year-old son with the tousled hair and crooked grin.
Zachariah Miguel Rene-Ortega's ashes are buried under an apple tree in a planting bed shaped like a tear. "Zack's Grove" also includes Greensleeves dogwoods, two fig trees and a wooden bus shelter with a sign stenciled in white: "Every hour I need Thee." Scattered about the grove are little talismans left by his friends.
Zack's mother is Delilah Rene, the most-listened-to woman in American radio. She lives with her large family on a 55-acre Port Orchard farm, along with one zebra, three emus, three dogs, four pigs, five sheep, six cats, 30 goats and dozens of chickens. A remodeled 1907 farmhouse on the property serves as her six-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot home. A multiwindowed turret on the second floor is set aside for prayer. This farm is where Zack grew up and made friends with local kids who still come over.
"Stuff just shows up," Delilah says, standing in the rain at the grove. "I come out here and find little tokens, mementos, stakes and flags."
She still dreams of Zack: happy, beautiful, ageless.
When asked how she gets through each day's mix of regret and sadness, she mentions God. "I know he's with Him," she says. "And when my time comes, I'll be with him."
Millions of listeners know Delilah, 59, from the radio show named after her. Although her voice has the smoothness of rich cream with a hint of a Southern drawl, she is a child of the rural Pacific Northwest. Born in Reedsport, Oregon, she is steeped in the values of God, family, frugality and hard work.
Any given day, 55,000 people try to call in to vent, ask advice or dedicate a song to someone they love; her shows are a dialogue between Delilah and the 80 to 100 who actually get through. After listening to callers pour out their problems, Delilah finds a song that matches their situation.
Delilah's common-sense advice and sympathy during the 34 years "The Delilah Show" has been on the airwaves have won her a huge following: 8.3 million listeners each week.
Her show airs daily from 7 p.m. to midnight on 164 stations (all listed on Delilah.com), stretching from Honolulu and Anchorage to Bangor, Maine. Her syndicator, iHeart Media, runs the show off its app and her website in a continual 24/7 loop. She recently picked up new markets in Buffalo, Philadelphia, Sacramento and Phoenix and in January 2018, began a daytime show with KSWD in Seattle.
Delilah has earned some of the biggest accolades in the business: the Radio Hall of Fame in 2016; the National Association of Broadcasters/Marconi Award Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year, also in 2016; the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2017.
She calls herself the "queen of sappy love songs," and she is an industry in her own right. Her Facebook page and website are peppered with names of celebrity friends, such as actress Roma Downey and singers Christina Aguilera and Jon Bon Jovi. And her website is full of marketing: books, contests, recipes, music, candy.
Delilah most recently chronicled her story in her 2018 book, "One Heart at a Time": how she cut her teeth on local radio in Oregon as a teen; was disowned by her father for marrying a black man; weathered three divorces (she's now married to her fourth husband, Paul Warner, who has five children of his own); started the nonprofit organization Point Hope, which advocates for foster care in the United States and for forgotten children in Ghana; and clawed her way to the top of radio stardom after multiple firings and moves around the country.
Success and heartbreak
It's a story of inspiring success — and almost-unbearable heartbreak.
After high school, Delilah worked in Coos Bay and Eugene, then moved to Seattle in 1981 for a job at a rock station. Her flagship nighttime show started in 1984, when she began hosting "Lights Out with Delilah Rene" for KLSY-FM. The program director, Chris Mays, allowed her to add listener phone calls and stories to the songs, and she parlayed the combo into a successful brand that stuck.
She had a natural sympathy for her audience then because of her own ups and downs: The birth of her first child, the collapse of her first marriage, and the death of an older brother and his wife in a plane crash all occurred around that time.
She continued working in Seattle for KLSY and other stations until 1990, when she left for a job in Boston. After several job switches, her career took off in 1996, when she began syndicating her show out of Rochester, N.Y. She returned to Seattle in 1997, after the syndication rights to her program were sold to Seattle-based Broadcast Programming.
She bought a home in West Seattle, where she settled with her third husband, Douglas Ortega, and three biological children: Isaiah Harris, now 34, a Tukwila police officer; Shaylah Rene-Ortega, 24; and Zack. When Zack was born in 1999, Delilah and Douglas had just adopted three siblings from state foster care.
"It was more than we could handle," Ortega says now.
The couple divorced in 2002. Delilah began looking for a larger place, where she could have a farm similar to what she grew up with, and the bigger family she always wanted. She bought the Port Orchard property in 2001; the farmhouse required several years of remodeling before she moved in, in 2006.
By this time, Delilah was airing on almost 180 stations and had been noticed by Kraig Kitchin, co-founder and president of Premiere Radio Networks. Premiere (a subsidiary of iHeart Media) was syndicating the Dr. Laura (Schlessinger) program at the time, and Kitchin saw that same star power in Delilah.
"I knew there was tremendous potential for her personality to shine if new media relationships could be made," he says. "Within two years, we were doing that."
The $50 million contract she signed with Premiere in 2004 has been renewed several times. "The business of the program is very lucrative," Kitchin says. He's since become her business partner.
Compulsion to help
Delilah is worth millions but doesn't flaunt it, preferring to shore up her wardrobe with treasures from the Port Orchard Goodwill — also where she loads up on affordable clothes for the kids of Point Hope. (Goodwill helps sponsor her KSWD show, and in return, she tapes commercials for Goodwill.)
She first became involved in West Africa after a woman in Ghana emailed the show, asking whether Delilah would like to adopt her three starving siblings. She has adopted 11 children over the years, including Sammy, a boy from Ghana, who died of sickle cell anemia in 2012. Recently, Delilah added 3-year-old Paul to the family — her 14th child. Each one, she says, was a call from God to make room for one more.
If there's one thing that drives Delilah, it's a compulsion to rescue or help people in dire situations.
Zack would show up in the kitchen late at night, after Delilah finished taping her show, and she'd fix his favorite snacks: nachos, chili, beef stew.
She called him her "wild child." Diagnosed at 18 months with sensory integration disorder, a form of autism, Zack inherited his mom's mischievousness and propensity for practical jokes. Growing up in Port Orchard, Zack moved to Issaquah in the fall of 2016, his senior year of high school, to live with his father. Zack got into a car accident; a girlfriend dumped him; and he got sick and missed two weeks of school, then learned his absences would make it impossible for him to graduate the following spring. His father recognized something was eating away at his son.
"I got a phone call from his counselor at school, and he told her he wanted to die," Ortega remembers. "When he got home, the first thing he said was, 'I come from a divorced household.' How did we go from wanting to die to talking about divorce? I knew it was hard on Shaylah and Zack; I just didn't know how hard it was on Zack."
Ortega found Zack a private counselor and a doctor, who prescribed an antidepressant known as an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor).
Delilah says she noticed Zack's personality changing. Alarmed, she called his doctor; she says her calls were never returned.
After moving back to Port Orchard, Zack continued to spend weekends with his dad and see his counselor in Issaquah. In September 2017, Zack told his friends and counselor he'd gone off his medicine. Ortega says Zack was smoking marijuana, and over the Sept. 30-Oct. 1 weekend, "We watched our favorite movies together ... He was kind of preparing for the whole thing. He fooled me; he fooled the counselor; he fooled Paul (Warner); he fooled everyone."
Delilah had business in Ghana, so had flown out a few days before. She was told by Zack's friends that he seemed upbeat when they picked him up at the ferry near Port Orchard the afternoon of Oct. 2. After spending the evening playing video games with a friend, Zack came downstairs to go outside. When Warner asked where he was going, Zack said he needed to blow off steam. Once outside, he texted his stepdad to apologize for his attitude. Warner figured Zack was spending the night with a friend, but instead he was heading for a spot in the woods on a neighbor's property.
"Years ago, he'd found a tree, and there was a rope hanging on that tree," Ortega says. "Delilah said he'd mentioned it when he was a kid. Maybe he was 9 years old. Was he thinking about it all that time? It wasn't something on a whim he did. He planned it — he planned how he'd do it."
When Zack didn't show up for school the next day, his family began to search. In Ghana, Delilah was trying to suppress rising panic. While dining with the U.S. ambassador to Ghana, she kept excusing herself to check her phone.
Zack's body wasn't found until Oct. 4, almost two days after he'd left the house.
"I think in his way, he was protecting us," Ortega says. "He waited for his mom not to be there; he didn't do it on our property. He tried to separate us from what he was doing."
It took Delilah a day to get a flight out of Accra, the capital of Ghana, and almost two days before she was home. On Oct. 7, her announcement of his death on social media created a blizzard of news coverage.
"My heart is broken beyond repair, and I cannot fathom how to go on," she said in part, "but I have to believe he is at peace with the Lord and that God will get us through."
On Facebook, Ortega wrote, "It was a chemical imbalance that made my son decide to take his precious life. He simply wanted his thoughts and pain to end. I share this, not as his final eulogy, but because the national news covered more about his celebrity mom than about him. It's not her fault."
"I couldn't read; I couldn't watch anything; I couldn't process anything," she says. "I couldn't read two sentences."
A new normal
Before her was the new normal: the missed birthdays, the graduation that would not happen, the wedding Zack would never have, the children he'd never conceive and the holiday gatherings where he would be absent.
The more she researched the possible suicidal side effects of SSRIs on adolescents, "I went insane, angry; oh, my gosh ...," she says — to the point where her husband took away her computer.
She took a few weeks off after the funeral, trying to pull herself together. The worst times were the late nights, when Zack used to be there. Country music star Wynonna Judd would check in with her around that time.
"She would call: 'Girlfriend, are you OK?' " Delilah remembers. "She was a lifeline. She sends me prayers and music and life and love."
Back on the air, she noted a change in listeners' questions and calls.
"There's a quiet desperation and loneliness," she says. "I'm picking up on it more than before. The fact I'm going through grief right now (permits) more people to talk about that."
Delilah says she occasionally has attended Newhope South Kitsap, a local congregation, but not since Zack's death.
"Going to church doesn't help," she says. "Social settings are awkward. People don't know what to say. And not knowing what to say, people say awkward things." Instead, "I read the Word; I pray; I go for long walks; I talk to people who know my heart."
By late 2017, the owners of 94.1 FM in Seattle were changing formats to adult contemporary and casting about for talent for the new KSWD station, "The Sound." (That same year, Delilah's syndicated evening show turned 21. It had been on local station WARM 106.5 FM since 1998, but was discontinued in 2014.)
"It needed to have a legacy morning host in (local radio veteran) John Fisher, and it had to bring back Delilah," says Dave Richards, vice president of programming. "She'd been off the radio in Seattle for three, four years; we are her hometown, and people wondered why she's not on radio here."
It took some negotiating to get Delilah to the table. Zack hadn't been dead two months, and she still had four children at home. Richards didn't specify what sweetened the deal but says, "We made it work. In the end, it was about bringing something to the audience."
It also helped that Delilah could tape shows from her basement studio at her farm when her children are in school or in bed. She now airs on KSWD from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays; her syndicated show airs there from 7 p.m. to midnight on weekends.
"We're launching a familiar voice that is purely positive," says Richards. "With adult women, she's doing very, very well. She is a true personality that people will follow from city to city and station to station."
Matters of the heart
Smokey Rivers, the late-afternoon host on KSWD, credits Delilah's success to her talking about "matters of the heart."
"She creates a space people feel safe in, and people love her," he says. "She's so apolitical. She doesn't talk about who God is or what God is. She doesn't define who your God is. She is faith-driven but not faith-based."
Even mentioning God can be a mixed blessing.
"I'm attacked by people who are left-wing who think I'm too religious," Delilah says. "And then there are others who attack me for playing songs for gay couples. I used to catch hell by playing dedications for people who were living together. I thought, 'Wow; you have enough time on your hands to judge people you've never talked with.' "
On her farm, life appears to have reverted back to family and friends. When her brood showed up for Thanksgiving last fall, there were 47 people to feed. For Christmas, she supplied 20 Nerf guns for the family and created a scavenger hunt with rhyming clues scattered about the property.
Privately, she remains in agony, using art as an outlet. Last summer, she painted a mixed-media collage of three ravens. A green bird on the left, representing Zack, holds a padlock in his beak. The purple bird in the middle is Shaylah, decorated with quotes from the Book of Job.
A blue bird on the right is Isaiah. Quotes from the biblical book of Isaiah are shellacked on underlying white feathers. Behind him are white clouds and a dove representing heaven and the Holy Spirit.
A key in the right-hand corner is glued next to a biblical promise of salvation. A golden cord, representing her, curls around Isaiah and Shaylah's feet, but not Zack's. Various knots in it represent Delilah's marriages and kids.
"There's a whole lot of secrets we don't understand about eternity," she says. "But the key is in God's Word. And Zack now understands them because he is now there."
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Delilah (radio host)
American radio personality, best known as the host of a syndicated U.S. radio program
Delilah Rene (born February 15, 1960, in North Bend, Oregon) is an American radio personality, author, and songwriter, best known as the host of a nationally syndicated nightly U.S. radio song request and dedication program, with an estimated 8 million listeners. She first aired in the Seattle market as Delilah Rene, though she is now known simply as Delilah.
In 1969, Delilah's family moved from Coos Bay, Oregon, to neighboring Reedsport, where she attended school. In 1974, she won a middle-school speech contest judged by owners of the local AM radio station. Delilah began her radio career there, at KDUN in Reedsport, doing school reports. She soon was creating advertising spots and then was given her own time slot during shifts before and after school. After graduating from high school in 1978, she worked at numerous stations in Oregon and in Seattle before creating the format she became known for at KLSY in 1984.
The show, known simply as Delilah, begins at 7 p.m. and ends around midnight local time. She takes calls from listeners in her home studio, providing encouragement, support, and receiving musical dedication requests. It is based in the Pacific Northwest.
One of the cornerstones of the show is its use of callers. Most of the time the caller tells Delilah her situation or story and then Delilah chooses the song that she feels best matches the caller's situation. Callers are recorded during the show and replayed later, sometimes within the hour. Delilah also plays songs by direct request.
Originally heard only on weeknights, stations that carry the show have the option of carrying it six or even seven nights a week, with most stations airing at least one night of the weekend (usually Sunday) in addition to a weeknight show.
- Adult contemporary (AC): This is the most widely distributed version of the show between January and early November. It airs the usual adult contemporary music and is geared towards adults and their families. This is the version heard on most radio stations. It has also surfaced on hot adult contemporary stations. Maroon 5, Pink, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, Katy Perry, and many other music artists and groups are heard in this version.
- Gold-based AC: A version of the show that features several older adult contemporary hits, from artists including Elton John, Michael Bublé, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion and others.
- Christmas music: This is the only version that is produced between mid-November (a few weeks after Halloween) and Christmas. It features all Christmas music, mainly because most of the adult contemporary music formatted stations that carry the show switch over to the format for only two months. Stations that do not switch to Christmas music at that time can receive the main version of the show.
- Christian Music version: A version of the show featuring Contemporary Christian music, specifically produced for stations and audiences favoring this genre.
The show includes "Friday Nite Girls", a "fan club"-style feature in which she honors groups of her regular female listeners with prizes. She occasionally also calls certain "Friday Nite Girls" chapters and speaks with them live on the air. She also airs a "Delilah Dilemma" each evening in the first and third hours of the broadcast.
The program debuted on four stations at the beginning of 1996, finishing the year on a dozen stations. In 1997, Broadcast Programming started to distribute the program, which was later bought by Jones Radio Networks. Delilah moved to Premiere Radio Networks in 2004, where she remains to this day. There are nearly 170 radio stations, and the Armed Forces Radio Network, airing the program. Jane Bulman is the original executive producer and has been in that role for 20 years.
Many of the stations carrying the show are owned by Premiere parent iHeartMedia. In November 2006, WLTW in New York began carrying her. The version of the show that runs on WLTW is a separate, specially tailored version of the show produced just for that station, with music programmed by local WLTW Programming. In 2007, longtime lovesongs host Zoe Bonet was dropped from KODA Houston and replaced with her. In March 2012, she went on the air in Los Angeles on KFSH-FM, a Salem Broadcasting owned station playing Christian music. This addition debuted the Christian Music formatted version of the program. iHeartRadio has an online Delilah stream where listeners can hear the show all the time regardless of time zone or broadcast market. Delilah is also on the air at WYJB (B95.5FM), a radio station in Albany, New York in the evening for listeners coming home from work on the weekdays or on the weekends.
In October 2017, Delilah temporarily went on hiatus after the suicide of one of her children.
On January 26, 2018, Seattle soft AC station KSWD announced that Delilah would host middays on the station beginning January 29. The station also picked up her syndicated show for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
In 2021, Rene purchased KDUN in her hometown of Reedsport, Oregon, which carries her syndicated show.
The show is popular among women between the ages of 25 and 54. As many as eight million people tune in to listen to the program throughout the full week.
According to a Bloomberg interview, Delilah has seen her reported audience numbers plummet in cities where Nielsen Audio has adopted the Portable People Meter for tracking listenership.
In popular culture
The show plays a role in the Hallmark Channel television series Cedar Cove, which is based on writer Debbie Macomber's book series and set in a fictional Pacific coast town in Washington state. Quotes and other inspirational pieces voiced by Delilah especially for the series set up some of the plot devices which occur in the course of each episode.
The show can also be heard in the 2018 film I Can Only Imagine, the biographical story of MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard.
Delilah is a mother of 14 children, 11 of whom were adopted. Two of her children have died: a 16-year-old son, Sammy Young Dzolali Rene, died on March 12, 2012, of complications of sickle-cell anemia which had gone untreated most of his life until he was adopted by Delilah and brought to the US just 9 months before his death. On October 3, 2017, her 18-year-old biological son Zachariah died by suicide, following a brief but intense period of depression.
Delilah has been married four times, and frequently jokes about, and refers to, her multiple divorces on her show. She is currently married to her longtime pal Paul Warner. The two were married at her home on October 27, 2012. The invited guests (and most of the staff) were told only that they were attending her annual Harvest party.
She lives near Port Orchard, Washington.
Awards and honors
|2002||Love Someone Today: Encouragement and Inspiration for the Times of Our Lives|
|2012||Arms Full of Love: Inspiring True Stories that Celebrate the Gift of Family|
|2018||One Heart at a Time: The Inspiring Journey of the Most Listened-To Woman on the Radio|
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