Radio One, Inc. Announces That Leo Baldwin Has Been Named Program Director of WHHH-FM and WNOU-FM in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIAK and ROIA) announced that effective November 14, 2011 Leo Baldwin will assume the role of Program Director for WHHH-FM and WNOU-FM in Indianapolis.
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Leo brings over 10 years of Top40/Rythmic/CHR and Morning Show experience to Indianapolis. Leo joins Radio One Indianapolis after five successful years as Program Director of WRWD, Wired 96.5 Philadelphia. While running Wired's programming, Leo achieved accolades as FMQB Station of The Year, FMQB Rhythm PD of The Year, as well as back to back awards as Beasley Broadcast Group's PD of the Year. Leo has also held previous successful positions of Program Director/mornings at KDDB 102.7 Da Bomb as well as Program Director for KQMQ The Zone, Honolulu.
Leo stated, "I am very excited to join this amazing team in Indianapolis. SVP Jay Stevens, Terri Thomas and Vice President/General Manager Chuck Williams have cultivated a winning environment for WHHH and WNOU. We look forward to big things in 2012!"
Chuck Williams, VP/Market Manager for Radio One Indianapolis notes, "Leo has had great success as a strategic manager and coach. He is a welcome addition to our team. I am excited about WHHH and WNOU's prospects, as Leo joins an already dynamic team."
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This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. Forward-looking statements represent management's current expectations and are based upon information available to the Company at the time of this press release. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company'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. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the Company's reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q/A and 10-Q and other filings with the SEC.
Radio One, Inc. (http://www.radio-one.com/) 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 or operating 53 broadcast stations located in 15 urban markets in the United States. As a part of its core broadcasting business, Radio One operates syndicated programming including the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, CoCo Brother Live, CoCo Brother's "Spirit" program, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments", the Reverend Al Sharpton Show, and the Warren Ballentine Show. The Company also owns a controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (http://www.blackamericaweb.com/), owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner. Beyond its core radio broadcasting business, Radio One owns Interactive One (http://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, HelloBeautiful, Community Connect Inc. (http://www.communityconnect.com/), an online social networking company, which operates a number of branded websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue. In addition, the Company owns a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (http://www.tvoneonline.com/), a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans.
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