A 24-year veteran of WPOC in Baltimore, Md., Laurie DeYoung won the CMA Large Market Personality of the Year award in 1994. She began her career at WMUZ (Detroit, Mich.) in 1975, with stints at WSHN (Fremont, Mich.), WYGR, WCUZ, WLAV, WTWN and WKLQ (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and KBST (San Diego, Calif.) before arriving at WPOC in 1985. During her career in Baltimore, DeYoung has been nominated for multiple Billboard, R&R and CMA awards. She hosts her own morning program at WPOC, which was awarded CMA's Large Market Station award in 1991 and 1992. DeYoung also hosted "New Country Video" on Maryland Public Television for seven years.