Vonulrick “Von” Martin, broadcaster, producer and dean of Caribbean Communications Inc., founded Caribbeana Radio Services in 1975 and went on air in 1977 as one of the first radio personalities of WPFW 89.3 FM. Born in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and living in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area in the United States for more than three decades with his family, he has cultivated a culture by using his given talent and love for radio. Von is a historical expert on the State-of-the-Arts of the Caribbean, Africa and the Americas. He defines Caribbean music of past and present generations as a cultural expression of life and seeks to meet the needs of the Caribbean Diaspora by providing substance and style to his work. Known as authority has among his listeners in the Caribbean-American community, Von’s radio programs are inspiring and innovative and keeping his listeners informed via music and events.