WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) announced that Randy Hershoff has been named Vice President and General Manager of its Columbus, Ohio radio stations.
Randy is an accomplished manager with extensive experience leading teams in radio, digital television and print media environments. Prior to joining Radio One, he was General Manager for ViaMedia (representing Verizon FIOS and Thames Valley Communications TV advertising sales) for three years. He held other management positions at The Dispatch Group in Columbus, Ohio where he was a business development manager and at Greater Media WBOS-Radio, Clear Channel Communications and Brown Broadcasting Service, WBRU Radio. He holds an MBA from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts.
"Our Columbus team has assumed a leadership role in central Ohio defining the phrase, 'It's more than radio.' I'm thrilled to have Randy on board, helping them take that role to higher levels," said Jeffrey Wilson, Regional Vice President.
"It gives me great pleasure to join Radio One in Columbus and I look forward to making a positive impact on my team and business community as a whole," said Hershoff.
About Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, together with its subsidiaries (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 and/or operating 55 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (http://www.blackamericaweb.com/), 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, the D. L. Hughley Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments", and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One's subsidiary, Interactive One (http://interactiveone.com/), operates 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, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful and social networking websites, including BlackPlanet and MiGente. 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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