For more than 35 years, Urban One has been the leading voice to inspire, inform and entertain Black America. We’ve taken our role seriously and have partnered with our community and others who are vested in the advancement of Black culture. Today, we are the epicenter of Urban America; the America that acknowledges and pays homage to the Black culture that has impacted every fiber of American life.
We are proud to partner with not-for-profit organizations who share our passion and commitment to further promote the health, creativity, well-being and prosperity of Black Americans. Our goal is to make meaningful and lasting impact on the communities we serve through contributions, in-kind support and volunteer resources.
Radio One, Inc. is an urban-oriented, multi-media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. Our core business is our radio broadcasting franchise that is the largest radio broadcasting operation that primarily targets African-American and urban listeners. We currently own and operate 55 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States.
Our operating strategy is to operate the premier multi-media entertainment and information content provider targeting African-American and urban consumers. Thus, we have diversified our overall media platform by making acquisitions and investments in other complementary media properties. Our other media interests include our approximately 51% controlling ownership interest in TV One, LLC (“TV One”), an African-American targeted cable television network (TVOne); our 53.5% ownership interest in Reach Media, Inc. (“Reach Media”), which operates the Tom Joyner Morning Show (www.reachmediainc.com); our ownership of Interactive One, LLC (“Interactive One ”), an online platform (www.interactiveone.com) serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment, which operates a number of branded sites, including NewsOne, TheUrbanDaily and HelloBeautiful ; and our ownership of Community Connect, LLC, an online social networking company, which operates a number of branded websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente and Asian Avenue. Through our national multi-media presence, we provide advertisers with a unique and powerful delivery mechanism to the African-American and urban audience.
Our market portfolio includes stations in Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, Richmond, St. Louis and Washington D.C.