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Radio One, Inc. Announces That Joseph B. Isaksen Has Been Promoted to Controller of Radio One, Inc.

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 6, 2008--Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIAK and ROIA) announced that it has promoted its Assistant Corporate Controller, Joseph B. Isaksen, to Vice President and Corporate Controller effective March 1, 2008. In this expanded role, Mr. Isaksen will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Company's finance and accounting departments, and will lead the Company's financial reporting requirements.

Commenting on this promotion, Deborah A. Cowan, Radio One's Senior Vice President of Finance stated, "We are very fortunate to have Joe as a part of our executive team. He brings over 20 plus years of varied audit, accounting and financial experience to this position, and has significantly contributed to the quality of our financial and accounting processes in the short time he has been with us. I look forward to continuing to work with Joe in this expanded capacity."

Mr. Isaksen, a CPA, is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he received a B.S. degree in Accounting. Prior to joining Radio One, Mr. Isaksen was with Spacenet, Inc., serving as Controller for two domestic entities of a publicly traded international manufacturing company. In his previous positions he had responsibility for SEC reporting as well as Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.

Radio One, Inc. ( is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies and the largest radio broadcasting company that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners. Pro forma for recently announced transactions, Radio One owns and/or operates 54 radio stations located in 17 urban markets in the United States. Additionally, Radio One owns Magazine One, Inc. (d/b/a Giant Magazine) (, interests in TV One, LLC (, a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans and Reach Media, Inc. (, owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner.

CONTACT: Radio One, Inc.
Deborah A. Cowan, 301-429-4603

SOURCE: Radio One, Inc.