Radio One, Inc. has upped Chris Wegmann from Regional VP to President of the Radio Division, effective Nov. 1. He will report to Alfred C. Liggins, III, who will continue as Chief Executive Officer. In making the announcement, Liggins said, “Chris has been with Radio One for four years and has steadily assumed more and more responsibility for the radio stations in our portfolio. Chris is a seasoned radio broadcaster with a track record of excellence in managing teams and delivering revenue and cash-flow growth during his 35-year career in broadcasting and we are fortunate to be able to have someone with his expertise fill such a critical role.”
Commenting on his new position, Wegmann stated, “I am very honored that Alfred and Ms. Hughes have entrusted me with their confidence to lead the radio division. Here at Radio One we have a very dedicated and talented group of individuals who know what it takes to deliver high impact client campaigns across multiple platforms and markets.” Wegmann currently serves on the board of the Maryland-DC-Delaware Broadcasters Association, having held similar positions in Georgia, Texas and Louisiana and has a long established history of community service. He’s also a current member of the Arbitron Advisory Board.
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