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Radio One, Inc. Hires Terry Foxx as Program Director of WCDX-FM 'Power 92.1' in Richmond

WASHINGTON, Jun 17, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Radio One, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROIAK; ROIA) announced today that, effective immediately, it has hired Terry Foxx as Program Director of WCDX-FM "Power 92.1" in the Richmond, Virginia market. In this position, Mr. Foxx will direct the overall programming of the station. He will report to Bob Rich, General Manager of the Richmond cluster.

Mr. Foxx comes to Radio One from Clear Channel Communication's V101.1 in Sacramento, California where he served as Program Director for the last year. Mr. Foxx spent two years at Cumulus' 92Q and Kiss 106.7 as Operations Director in the Nashville, Tennessee market. He has also held different on-air shifts such as afternoon drive at Infinity's B96 in Chicago, Illinois from '93-99, middays for Service Broadcasting's K104FM in Dallas, Texas from '91 to '92, late nights for ABC's WPLJ 95.5 in New York, New York from '90 to '91 and overnights for Nationwide's BJ105 in Orlando, Florida from '86 to '88.

Commenting on the hiring, Bob Rich, the Station's General Manager stated, "We're very excited to have Terry Foxx join the WCDX team in Richmond. In addition to his obvious talents and abilities, Terry brings an infectious enthusiasm everyday. He has worked at great radio stations, and Power 92.1 will benefit from his experiences."

Radio One is the nation's seventh largest radio broadcasting company (based on 2000 pro forma revenue) and the largest primarily targeting African- American and urban listeners. Pro forma for all announced acquisitions and operating agreements, the Company owns and/or operates 65 radio stations located in 22 of the largest markets in the United States and programs five channels on the XM Satellite Radio System.

This press release may include 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. Because these statements apply to future events, they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including the absence of a combined operating history with an acquired company or radio station and the potential inability to integrate acquired businesses, need for additional financing, high degree of leverage, granting of rights to acquire certain portions of the acquired company's or radio station's operations, variable economic conditions and consumer tastes, as well as restrictions imposed by existing debt and future payment obligations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the Company's reports on Forms 10-K and 10- Q and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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