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Radio One, Inc. Announces That Christopher Wegmann Has Been Named Vice President/General Manager of St. Louis and Regional Vice President over Dallas

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 Family!”

“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. ( 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 (, 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) (, interests in TV One, LLC (, a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans, Reach Media, Inc. (, owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner, and Community Connect Inc. (, 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.
Barry Mayo
President, Radio Division