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Radio One Expands Washington DC Footprint and Diversifies in Richmond

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Red Zebra Sells WWXT-FM and WXGI-AM to Urban Media Giant (Silver Spring, MD…April 20, 2017): Today, Radio One announced its acquisition of Red Zebra Broadcastings’ WWXT-FM and WXGI-AM.  While Red Zebra, a sports marketing company, moves toward a more digital delivery system, Radio One, the largest urban radio broadcaster in the country expands its Washington, […]

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Radio One Announces Two New Vice Presidents & General Managers Dallas, TX and Richmond, VA Station Managers Get Promoted

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{Silver Spring, MD…January 14, 2016} – Recent promotions at Radio One prove that hard work and good leadership pays off. Just a few months ago both Tami Honesty and Marsha Landess were named Station Managers of Radio One Dallas and Richmond markets respectively. Today, both of these impressive local radio professionals have taken the next […]

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Radio One Announced Changes in Local Radio Leadership: a President Retires and a Regional Leader Returns

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SILVER SPRING, MD…March 1, 2016 – Today, Radio One announced the impending retirement of Chris Wegmann, President, Radio Group for Radio One effective April 1, 2016.  In October 2015, Radio One, the nation’s largest multi-media company owned by and serving African-Americans announced Wegmann’s retirement.  The date was unknown at the time and has since been […]

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Media Statement: There Must Be A Better Way

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(Silver Spring, MD…July 8, 2016) – Radio One, Inc. is deeply saddened and troubled by the recent events in our country. There is no doubt, this is a critical moment in our history. From Baton Rouge, LA and Minneapolis, MN to Dallas, TX, the outcry of Black people is reverberating throughout this country. Our prayers […]

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Radio One Promotes Two Vice Presidents

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Mitch Galvin to Vice President, General Manager in Cincinnati and Hurricane Dave to Vice President, Programming in Atlanta (Silver Spring, MD…December 14, 2016): Radio One announces two promotions in its local radio group, Mitch Galvin to Vice President, General Manager in Radio One Cincinnati and David Glenn Smith a.k.a. Hurricane Dave to Vice President, Programming […]

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Radio One, Inc. Finalized $40 Million MGM National Harbor Investment

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(Silver Spring, MD…December 13, 2016): Radio One, Inc. announces the completion of its $40 million investment in MGM National Harbor, LLC. On November 17, 2016, Radio One Entertainment Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Radio One, Inc., received approval from the Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to become a Principal Entity of […]

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Radio One, Inc. Congratulates Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes as New Namesake for Howard University’s School of Communications

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Urban Media Company Salutes Founder Across Its Radio One Local Stations, Television Network, TV One, Nationally Syndicated Reach Media Radio Shows And Interactive One National Websites SILVER SPRING, MD. – October 12, 2016 – Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company congratulates its founder and chairperson, Ms. Cathy Hughes, as the new namesake for […]

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Cathy Hughes Receives Double Honor at 4th Annual Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame

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Media Tycoon Cathy Hughes Gets Inducted into the 2016 Hall of Fame and Receives Music Living Legends Award (Silver Spring, MD…August 8, 2016): The Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame announces Cathy Hughes, the Founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc., as one of its 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees and the sole recipient […]

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America Aligns on Possible Solutions for Improving Relations Between Black Americans and Police, and Neither Presidential Candidate Is One

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AMERICA ALIGNS ON POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS FOR IMPROVING RELATIONS BETWEEN BLACK AMERICANS AND POLICE, AND NEITHER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IS ONE Radio One, Inc.: TV One, Interactive One, Reach Media, One Solution Present Black, White and Blue:  A Spotlight on Race in America #BlackWhiteBlue Conducted by Edison Research (Silver Spring, MD. – August 4, […]

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Black Media Company Elevates Discussion

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ALL RADIO ONE, INC. PLATFORMS ROADBLOCK: TV, RADIO, and DIGITAL to SPEAK OUT ON BLACK, WHITE AND BLUE: SPOTLIGHT ON RACE IN AMERICA STUDY STARTING AT 7 A.M. THURSDAY Radio One, Inc. and all of its media platforms are committed to continuing this dialogue and raising awareness of the encouraging, colorless common ground revealed in […]

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