RBRW & JACQUELYN ALUOTTO SIT DOWN AND INTERVIEW NJ12 ANCHOR DELLA CREWS.


From Linford Virginia, to Edison, New Jersey - Della Crews has been everywhere and embraced every opportunity that has come her way. Her beginnings as a bank teller in Linford, Virginia, led her to local radio and as her talent was recognized gave her a break into television by showing ‘personality’ when she rolled her eyes at the end of an audition. Crews has worked in many places including Jacksonville Florida, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Crews sat down with RBRW’s Jacquelyn Aluotto and talked about being an adrenaline junkie, causes that are near and dear to her and challenges that she has faced on the way to becoming a successful Television Anchor. D.C. on her show - Spotlight New Jersey: “ I love that show, because there are so many beautiful people and beautiful stories that need to be told here in New Jersey… the stories that touch people’s hearts and make them laugh, feel good about their state…its nice to hear that there are good things happening here.” D.C.on causes and charities: " I care about so many different causes, but I am particularly struck by homeless children in America. These children have no address and no place to call home. These are the people I would really like to put the spotlight on…because we are all just a paycheck away from poverty so don’t’ think it can’t happen to you! It’s not just poor people…lots of hard working middle income Americans have lost their homes. It could be any of us at any given time.” D.C.on her favorite places to live: “ I love them all because there is something unique and different about each place. In West Virginia people loved me…I was like the city girl goes country. ..they adopted me as one of their own. People are the same…wherever you go..they want to know what is going on in their community, they want to see people they know and even see themselves on TV. That does not change from market to market. “ D.C.on challenges and adversities: " The one thing that stuck with me that I will never forget was that I was constantly told I was not pretty enough to be in this industry and as an African American I was not light enough to pass with the pretty blue or green eyes. The election of Barack Obama is starting to open so many doors that were never opened before." A teary Crews gave a candid recollection of going to school when integration was just beginning to happen in Bedford, Virginia. She was called t