Jay Stevens

Radio One and Jay Stevens to Part Company

Jay Stevens surprised more than a few folks when he announced his impending departure from Radio One after 11 1/2 years. Stevens, who currently serves as the company's SVP of Programming Content announced that ... Read More...
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Power Player: Urban One

Urban One is a radio group that faces unique challenges. It's the largest and most successful radio operator for African-Americans, but that comprises just a small part of the American listening audience. Whi... Read More...
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Tom Joyner Returns to ATL

The Tom Joyner Morning Show has returned to the Atlanta market on Radio One's new Classic R&B Classix 102.9 (WUMJ HD2), bookending the DL Hughley Show in the afternoons. Longtime market veteran Mitch Faulkn... Read More...
Boogie D

Boogie D. The “D” Stands for Detroit!

Jowcol "Boogie D" Dolby, OM/PD of WHHL (Hot 104.1) and Classic Hip Hop WFUN (95.5 The Lou)/St. Louis, has been awarded OM stripes for the company's Detroit properties -- Urban WGPR (Hot 107.5), Urban AC WDMK (1... Read More...
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The Ed Lover & Monie Love Show Cancelled

This year has been brutal for black-led programming with announcements like Tom Joyner’s retirement and the end of shows like Rosewood, Survivors Remorse, Scandal, and now Ed Lover’s Morning show. Mitch Henr... Read More...
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Smiling Rickey Smiley

Reach Media has extended The Rickey Smiley Morning Show in a multi-year agreement. The Rickey Smiley Morning Show has over 65 affiliates and broadcasts weekdays from 6-10am ET. David Kantor, CEO of Urban One's ... Read More...
97.9 The Beat

Mark McCray Earns VP Stripes in Dallas

KBFB-Dallas' 97.9 The Beat and KZMJ-Dallas' Majic 94.5 OM/PD Mark McCray, has been promoted to Vice President of Programming and Operations for Urban One Dallas. The appointment was made by Jay Stevens, Radio O... Read More...
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WKYS-DC names Joshua “J1” Raiford PD

Radio One DC is excited to announce Joshua “J1” Raiford as Program Director of 93.9 FM WKYS, the DMV’s #1 in Hip Hop and R&B, effective Monday, July 17, 2017. J1 joins WKYS from Radio One Indianapolis where... Read More...