Radio One, Inc. Announces That Kathy S. Stinehour Has Been Named Vice President and General Manager of the Detroit Market
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2008--Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIAK and ROIA), today announced the hiring of Kathy S. Stinehour as Vice President and General Manager of Radio One Detroit. In her new role, Ms. Stinehour will oversee management and operations for each of the three Radio One Detroit stations: WHTD-FM, WDMK-FM and WCHB-AM.
"Kathy's appointment is just another example of how Radio One will continue to attract and hire the best and brightest talent at the highest levels to give us a competitive advantage in this ever-changing business," said Mr. Demps.
Ms. Stinehour brings 25 years of radio broadcast management experience to Radio One Detroit. Most recently she spent the last three years as the President and CEO of Atlanta based Archway Broadcasting Group. There she was responsible for improving the overall financial and operating performance of Archway's 17 radio stations in Little Rock, Arkansas, Columbus, Georgia, New Bern, North Carolina, and Decatur, Illinois. Before that, she worked as Executive Vice President of Clear Channel Communications in Chicago where she realigned the operating structure of six separate radio stations to a cluster platform. Overall, the majority of Ms. Stinehour's work has been spent running AM/FM stations in Houston, New York City and Chicago.
Ms. Stinehour began her radio career in Detroit and is excited to return. "I can see the huge potential that the Radio One stations have in Detroit; I look forward to working with our experienced team on the ground in Detroit to realize that potential," said Ms. Stinehour. "After the wonderful tour of duty that I have had across the country, I am so happy to be coming home."
Ms. Stinehour begins her new position today, Monday, April 7th, and will report directly to Bruce Demps.
Radio One, Inc. (www.radio-one.com) 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 53 radio stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Additionally, Radio One owns Magazine One, Inc. (d/b/a Giant Magazine) (www.giantmag.com), interests in TV One, LLC (www.tvoneonline.com), a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans and Reach Media, Inc. (www.blackamericaweb.com), owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements represent management's current expectations and are based upon information available to Radio One at the time of this release. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond Radio One's control, that may cause the actual results to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Radio One does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements.
CONTACT: Radio One, Inc.
Bruce Demps, 404-832-7285
SOURCE: Radio One, Inc.