Radio Buzz

Elroy Smith Out at Radio One Philadelphia

Elroy Smith and Radio-One Philadelphia have parted company. Smith had been with Radio-One since 2007. Smith was informed of the change in leadership by VP of Programming Jay Stevens and General Manager Shawne... Read More...

Buzz On: Ken Johnson

Buzz On Ken Johnson Ken Johnson’s first job in radio was as a sports announcer at WOL-Washington DC (the Radio One station, but before it was owned by Radio One); he later went on to work for Greater Medi... Read More...

K-Soul’s Rebirth in Dallas

Radio One is re-introducing R&B music from the 90's and today back into rotation on KSOC 94.5 to the Dallas market. The station also returns to it's former name as KSoul. The station dropped current R&a... Read More...

Preston Lowe Passes

The Urban Buzz sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Preston Lowe, the MD of Radio One Urban KBFB (97.9 The Beat)/Dallas. Lowe had been in his current post for the past two years. Funeral ser... Read More...

Kathy Brown to CC St. Louis

Clear Channel/St. Louis names Kathy Brown as Program Director of Urban AC KMJM-FM (Majic 100.3) and Gospel KATZ-AM (Hallelujah AM 1600), effective immediately. The 25-year industry vet joins CCME from CBS R... Read More...

Pam Hall Passes

The Urban Buzz sends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and fans of radio legend Pam Hall who died today after a lengthy illness. I first met Pam when she was Music Director at WHUR. Pam was a fan o... Read More...

A Story of Reinvention

In the early 90’s, singer/songwriter Darron Story’s first taste of fame came as a member of the R&B group “Lo Key?” Their debut ballad, “I Got A Thang 4 U” on Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis’ Perspective Reco... Read More...

Kashon Powell named SM at WNSB-Norfolk

Kashon Powell, has been named Station Manager for Urban WNSB (Hot 91.1)/Norfolk on the campus of Norfolk State University.   Kashon was most recently at Clear Channel Urban WOWI (103 Jamz) and Urban AC WKSA (92... Read More...