Photograph of Rhonda Bellamy used online for Dreams of Wilmington.Rhonda McLaurin Bellamy (1963- )was born in New York City but moved to Wilmington, NC during her high school years. She went to E. A. Laney High School. She is well-known as a news director and heard daily on WGNI, WMNX, WKXS, WWQQ, and her talk show on WAAV radio. She is very involved in many different community organizations, the author of three books, a past winner of the YWCA Woman of the Year in the Arts, and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Arts Leaders by the Star-News. She is now Executive Director of the Arts Council of Wilmington.