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    •  Carlette Christmas is the host of the popular morning talk Television and Radio Shows, “ON POINT TALK with Carlette Christmas”. She is a graduate of Southern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication and a minor in Marketing. While in college she earned a prestigious Internship at WLS-TV i.e., The Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago, Illinois.  She also worked as an Intern at WAFB-TV News in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Carlette has over two decades of experience in media broadcasting and public relations.  She and her husband David Christmas, who is the Executive Producer and Business Manager of ON POINT TELEVISION & RADIO, are following their passion by creating ON POINT TALK MEDIA. They are the proud parents of one son, David Christmas II. ON POINT TALK RADIO currently serves most of Louisiana and parts of Arkansas, Texas and Mississippi. 

       

      ON POINT TALK with Carlette Christmas hopes to motivate and promote causes that empower Viewers and listeners to become proactive regarding all areas of life; spiritual, mental, physical, social, financial and family. Carlette is committed to inspiring the masses which will ultimately lead to a well-informed public. Two years ago Carlette, along with her Partners, David Christmas and Glenda Stock launched ON POINT TALK TELEVISION.  The Mission of ON POINT TALK TELEVISION is to Encourage, Uplift and Enlighten our Veiwers daily, one conversation at a time.  The ultimate goal of ON POINT TALK TELEVISION is to propel Viewers into their destinies and showcase the accomplishments and contributions of men and women locally, nationally and internationally.  

       

      Demographic Profile:

      ON POINT TALK TELEVISION is a community-oriented Television Talk Program, operating on KLAX TV in Alexandria La. 9:00am to 10:00am.  The Market Rank is 176 serving 229,000 households in 18 parishes in Louisiana. KLAX ABC 31 is Central Louisiana’s source for ABC entertainment, news and sports programming.  In addition to ABC’s award-winning content, KLAX delivers a variety of top-rated syndicated programming, and local news, weather and sports through ABC 31 News. ON POINT TALK TELEVISION also broadcast on WNTZ-FOX 48 Monday - Friday mornings from 6:00am to 7:00am central standard time (C.S.T.). and it reaches 213,830 Households. Not only does FOX 48 broadcast to residents in Rapides, Avoyelles, Grant and Vernon Parishes (the DMA), the unique position in the marketplace allows the station to be carried into three additional DMA’s (Jackson, MS; Monroe LA; and Shreveport, LA.)  Our Signal strength combined with cable and satellite coverage, allows the station to broadcast over 150 miles east to west and over 70 miles north to south. 

       

        ON POINT TALK RADIO is in its Ninth year of broadcasting and has featured prominent guests and Thought Leaders such as, The First Lady of The United States Michelle Obama, discussing her book "American Grown," The Surgeon General of The United States, Dr. Regina Benjamin discussing the dangers of tobacco, Award Winning Talk Show Host Dr. Oz discussing Heart Disease in women, Special correspondent and CNN news Anchor, Soledad O’Brien; Owner of Radio and TV One, Multi-Billionaire, Cathy Hughes; Ambassador to the United Nations, Andrew Jackson Young, World Renowned Poet and Author, Dr. Maya Angelou; Acclaimed Actress and Author, Linda Evans; Founder of the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the Race for the Cure, Nancy Brinker; Leeza Gibbons, best-selling author of "Take 2" and Lillie Ledbetter of The Women’s Fair Pay Act just to name a few. The show also highlights local business owners and community leaders such as CEO of Christus St Frances Cabrini Hospital, Nancy Hellyer, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Glenda Stock; Owner and Managing Partner of Hixson Autoplex, Dallas Hixson; both Mayors of the twin cities Alexandria/Pineville, Mayor Jacques Roy and Mayor Clarence Fields.  Carlette also reaches out to ordinary people who are making a difference through extraordinary acts of altruism.  Her skills as a caring and thought provoking interviewer has established her as one of the most respected and admired public figures in Central Louisiana.

          

            Mrs. Christmas serves on the Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital Foundation Board. She also serves as a Board member for the Go Red for Women Campaign. She served as a Board Member for the Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. She serves as a Board Member for the YWCA. As a community leader, she works hard, loves people and always tries to lift the spirits of those around her.  These characteristics represent all that is good in our community.  Carlette is a very compassionate woman and the kind of person who goes out of her way to help the less fortunate every day. When she is not caring for her family or working on her talk shows, she devotes time to various philanthropic organizations such as the Go Red for Women Campaign, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, The YWCA, the Central La. Homeless Coalition, the March of Dimes here in Alexandria La. and the Food Bank of Central La.