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Attorney & TV Host Eboni K. Williams Launches ‘Holding Court’ on iHeartMedia’s The Black Effect Podcast Network

‘Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams’ will tackle hot legal cases impacting culture, personality Dustin Ross to contribute

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 19, 2020- Attorney & TV host, Eboni K. Williams, will debut her new podcast ‘Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams’ on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The podcast will join The Black Effect Podcast Network, a historic new partnership between iHeartMedia and Charlamagne Tha God dedicated to bringing the most influential and trusted voices in Black culture to the podcasting space. New episodes of ‘Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams’ will drop every Wednesday. Williams, who is currently Host & Executive producer of ‘REVOLT Black News’ on REVOLT TV, is known for her sharp analysis of legal and cultural headlines.

Williams, along with cultural observer Dustin Ross, will cross-examine news-making cases and famous faces providing teachable moments to navigate a rigged justice system. Each week on ‘Holding Court with Eboni K.Williams’, Williams and Ross will break down what’s on the docket in American justice and what’s not.

“There’s no way around it, the legal cases we hear about in the news are shaping social justice and popular culture. We need to dissect them from a Black perspective in a way that doesn’t hold back. Dustin and I will give you the facts straight and our takes will be highly unfiltered,” said Eboni K. Williams.

Williams holds a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Ross is an actor, and head writer of late-night talk show ‘The Read’ on Fuse TV. The ‘Holding Court with Eboni K.Williams’ podcast, distributed through The Black Effect Podcast Network, will be available on iHeartRadio and all major podcast platforms.

Fans can go to iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen to ‘Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams’ on all their favorite devices — including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, televisions, gaming consoles and more. 

About Eboni K. Williams

Eboni K. Williams is currently the Host & Executive Producer of ‘REVOLT Black News’, which airs on REVOLT TV founded by Sean "Diddy" Combs. She's also a co-host on REVOLT’s hip hop talk show ‘State of the Culture’ and a cast member on Bravo TV’s ‘Real Housewives of New York City’. Williams holds a B.A. in Communications and African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. She began her professional experience in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. As a law student, Williams clerked for the Louisiana Secretary of State and the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office. She went on to specialize in family law and civil litigation, providing legal consult on high-profile divorce, spousal support, and child custody cases. Williams then transitioned into practicing as a public defender, as well as a private defense lawyer in North Carolina, and throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. She has represented clients in criminal matters including murders, rapes, high volume drug cases, sex crimes, and federal offenses. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Safe Horizon, which is the nation’s leading victims assistance organization. Williams’ podcast ‘Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams’ is produced by her production company Uppity Productions.

About The Black Effect Podcast Network

The Black Effect Podcast Network is a transformative network founded by renowned cultural architect, executive producer, bestselling author, and media mogul Charlamagne Tha God. In an historic joint venture with the world’s number one commercial podcast publisher, iHeartMedia, Charlamagne and iHeartMedia created the groundbreaking first-ever Black Effect Podcast Network, celebrating the most important Black culture-shapers on the planet—in education, politics, entertainment, sports and pop culture. The Black Effect Podcast Network gives rise to emerging and established content creators and storytellers whose perspective and creative vision have been marginalized and overlooked while serving an audience that has been underserved. The Black Effect Podcast Network helps its partners define their place in culture through influence, ideas, and experiences that engage, inspire, inform and empower.


 

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; through its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; other digital products and newsletters; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio product, using data from its massive consumer base. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.