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 Radio Division and Reach Media, remarked, “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Rickey Smiley. He has established himself as a leader and entertaining communicator in his 10 years of syndication. He continues to grow in audience, followers, affiliates, but most importantly, with an affinity with his listeners that’s unparalleled.”
Smiley, who recently took home the 2017 Marconi Award for Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year, commented, “You know we keep it real every morning. So, get ready everybody, I’m going to continue keeping it live with the rest of my crew. Thanks to Reach Media, Radio One and to all my listeners and followers for letting me be a part of your morning routine.” Smiley shares his morning show platform with co-hosts Da Brat, Gary Wit Da Tea, Headkrack, Juicy, Rock T and Special K, along with producers, Hollywood and BeyoncĂ© Alowishus