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John D. Lewis Named Vice President & General Manager Of Radio One Cincinnati


CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Chip Broadcasting, Ltd., a subsidiary of Radio One, Inc., announced today that John D. Lewis has been named Vice President and General Manager of its Cincinnati radio stations.


Lewis is an action-oriented, results-driven professional who brings to Radio One Cincinnati his sales and operational experience in the broadcasting industry. He most recently served as Vice President and Market Manager for Cumulus Broadcasting radio stations in Memphis, Tennessee, and he also has managed sales and operations for Cumulus in Lexington, Kentucky, Pensacola, Florida, and Albany, Georgia.

"I am thrilled to be joining the Radio One team, and I look forward to helping Radio One Cincinnati realize its full potential," said Lewis.

Lewis is no newcomer to the area, having spent more than 8 years with Cintas Corporation, headquartered in Cincinnati.  Jeffrey Wilson, Regional Vice President, states:  "John brings an outstanding blend of experience, vision, professionalism, and integrity to our mission to lead and serve the people of Cincinnati.  We are excited to have him onboard."

Radio One Cincinnati operates WIZF-FM (101.1 The WIZ), WOSL-FM (Old School 100.3), and WDBZ-AM (1230 AM The BUZZ.).

About Radio One

Radio One (Nasdaq: ROIAK and ROIA), together with its subsidiaries (, 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. (, 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, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments", and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One owns Interactive One (, 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, The Urban Daily, and Hello Beautiful, and social networking websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue. In addition, the Company owns a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (, a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African Americans.

SOURCE Radio One