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...

Houston Radio War

Clear Channel takes the first shot in Houston, dumping Classic Rock KKRW (93.7 The Arrow) and launching Urban 93.7 The Beat, "H-Town's REAL Hip Hop and R&B," declaring war on Radio One's Rhythmic KBXX (... Read More...

Shawneen Thompson Moves Up at RO

Radio One, Inc. has announced that Shawneen Thompson has been named Vice President and General Manager of its Philadelphia radio stations. Shawneen joined Radio One in March of 2010 as Station Manager of the... Read More...

VP Stripes for Colby “Colb” Tyner

Radio One's Urban WENZ (Z107.9)/Cleveland Operations Manager and afternoon host Colby Colb is elevated to VP/Programming for Radio One's group of stations. He'll be based in Washington, DC, and assumes the ne... Read More...

Shannon Cross Joins News One

Shannon Cross joins Roland S. Martin on the News One Now TV Program Shout out to Shannon Cross, the Sports Emmy-nominated associated editor for ESPN.com who recently joined Roland Martin on TV One’s News On... Read More...

Mitch Malone Passes

The Radio One Richmond family is mourning the passing of Mitch Malone, the longtime host of the No. 1 rated Quiet Storm on Urban AC WKJS & WKJM (99.3/105.7 Kiss FM). Malone, whose real name was James David ... Read More...

New President at Radio One

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 maki... Read More...

Sheila Stewart Dies in car crash

Radio One air personality Sheila Stewart was recently killed in a car accident in Atlanta, Chris Wegmann, the Regional VP and General Manager for Radio One, confirmed. She was driving westbound on Interstate 20... Read More...

MD Duties for Kenny J in Dallas

Radio One's Urban Oldies KSOC-FM (Old School 94.5)/Dallas promotes afternoon personality Kenny J to Music Director, effective immediately. Previously, he aired in mid-days at crosstown KRNB-FM/Dallas, and befor... Read More...