WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 25, 2009--
Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIAK and ROIA) announced today that Christopher
J. Wegmann has been named Vice President/General Manager of St. Louis
and Regional Vice President over Dallas.
Mr. Wegmann, a broadcasting veteran of 20+ years, has excelled at all
levels of local, small, and large market radio. While serving on many
National and State Boards, he has held various leadership positions
throughout his career such as Vice President and Market Manager of Cox
Radio in Atlanta, where he was responsible for the operation of that
five station cluster. Mr. Wegmann also served as Regional Vice President
and Market Manager of Clear Channel/Gulf Star where he oversaw station
clusters in five markets in Louisiana and Texas.
“I am excited at the prospect of increasing our management talent ranks
with the addition of Chris Wegmann,” said Barry Mayo, President, Radio
Division. “It’s not often that a company gets to hire a person with
Chris’ experience and track record. We welcome Chris to the Radio One
“I am very excited to be joining the Radio One Team, because they do
such an excellent job in reaching out and cornering the market in the
African American community,” said Mr. Wegmann. “I look forward to
leading the team that is making Radio One synonymous with excellence in
St. Louis and Dallas.”
Regional Vice President, Douglas Abernethy, will continue to oversee the
Houston market while adding the supervision of the Detroit Market to his
responsibilities, and Regional Vice President, Bruce Demps will continue
to oversee the Atlanta, D.C., Philadelphia, and Baltimore markets.
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. Radio One currently owns 53
broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States.
Additionally, Radio One owns Interactive One (www.interactiveone.com),
an online platform serving the African-American community through social
content, news, information, and entertainment, which operates a number
of branded sites, including News One, UrbanDaily, and HelloBeautiful,
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,
Reach Media, Inc. (www.blackamericaweb.com),
owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated
with Tom Joyner, and Community Connect Inc. (www.communityconnect.com),
an online social networking company, which operates a number of branded
websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue.
Source: Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, Inc.
President, Radio Division