WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) announced that Jeffrey Wilson has been named Regional Vice President of the Mid-West Radio Stations.
Jeffrey (Jeff) Wilson began his employment with Radio One in December of 2003 as General Manager of the Columbus, Ohio market. In 2010, he was promoted to General Manager of the Company's Cleveland, Ohio radio stations. As Regional Vice President, Jeff will be tasked with overseeing all six of the mid-west markets: Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis and St. Louis.
"Jeff is a strong broadcasting professional with a solid track record of performance with Radio One. He brings a diverse background in sales and operations that will be an asset to our entire Radio Division," said Chris Wegmann, President, Radio Division.
"This is perhaps the most exciting time in the history of our industry. I am honored to be partnering with Chris Wegmann to redefine radio, serve our communities, and make history," said Wilson.
About Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, together with its subsidiaries (http://www.radio-one.com/), is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. The Company is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 54 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (http://www.blackamericaweb.com/), the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, the D. L. Hughley Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments", and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One's subsidiary, Interactive One (http://www.interactiveone.com/), operates an online platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment. Interactive One operates a number of branded sites, including News One, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful and social networking websites, including BlackPlanet and MiGente. In addition, the Company owns a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (http://www.tvoneonline.com/), a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans.
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