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July 14, 2016

NPR Stations Now Streaming on iHeartRadio

iHeartRadio and National Public Radio Announce Streaming Partnership
  

HeartMedia has forged a new partnership with National Public Radio that promises a hefty new distribution platform for NPR's members stations and provides an injection of new content for iHeartRadio's subscribers.

The new deal will allow more than 260 NPR member stations to add their live News Talk programming to iHeartRadio, which streams to 85 million registered users across 80 unique device platforms, according to the digital media company (iHeartRadio also boasts more than a billion app downloads).

July 13, 2016

D.L. Hughley Defines Race Relations and Victimology To CNN's Chris Cuomo

“The first thing that happens when a young black man is killed is people instantly go on and check his criminal records as if that justified what happened to him…”

Today radio host, comedian, and political analyst D.L. Hughley joined Chris Como on CNN’s New Day to discuss race relations and what is next.

D.L. Hughley compares Rudy Giuliani’s points on the Black Lives Matter movement to taking marriage advice from Kim Kardashian -

July 12, 2016

Radio One Set to Cover National Conventions From the Black Perspective

Radio One, Inc. Set to Cover Republican and Democratic National Conventions From the Black Perspective With Digital, Radio and Television Assets

African American owned and targeted multi-media company leverages its cross-platform resources of TV One, Reach Media and Interactive One to provide coverage for Black America

Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned and targeted multi-media company reaching over 82% of Black America will provide its digital, radio and television audiences with timely coverage of both the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions in Cleveland, Ohio and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania respectively.

July 9, 2016

Reach Media is ONE with Radio One Media Statement: There Must Be A Better Way

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 and condolences are with the bereaved families of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Dallas Officers Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Michael Smith, Brent Thompson and Patrick Zamarripa. We pray for your peace and comfort.

July 1, 2016

Orlando’s Beloved Tom Joyner Back on the Radio Airwaves

The Tom Joyner Morning Show returns to Orlando’s hit station for today’s R&B and throwbacks, STAR 94.5 on Monday, July 11th.

“We at STAR 94.5 are thrilled to bring Tom Joyner back to Orlando,” stated Michael Saunders, STAR 94.5 Program Director. “The people demanded we bring Tom back to their favorite Central Florida radio station and we did. Tom Joyner and STAR 94.5 are synonymous and we plan to keep it that way for many years to come. Let the Party with A Purpose® Proceed!”

The Tom Joyner Morning Show airs weekdays from 6:00am – 10:00am ET.

An excited Tom Joyner states, “Everyone who knows me knows I can't keep a secret, so when I heard that we were coming back on the air in one of my favorite markets, Orlando, on STAR 94.5 FM, it took everything I had to not to spill it. I gained 20 pounds holding that big news inside. Now I can finally celebrate along with the wonderful audience we have missed so much.”


June 29, 2016

Ed Gordon Begins Production, Bounce TV's First-Ever Primetime News Magazine

Bounce TV announces that production has begun on Ed Gordon's primetime news magazine show. Bounce TV's first entry into the news magazine format is scheduled to launch Tuesday, September 13 at 10:00 p.m. (ET).

Multiple award-winning and well-respected television journalist Ed Gordon will produce and host the series of one-hour specials in which he'll sit down for revealing interviews with top headline makers, entertainers and pop cultural figures. Ed Gordon will also include investigative pieces, celebrity profiles, current event segments and human interest feature stories.

"From President Obama to Louis Farrakhan, from Beyoncé to O.J. Simpson, Ed is a trusted confidante of African-American newsmakers who define our culture. His insightful reporting and courageous storytelling make him the perfect journalist to shepherd our first news magazine show," said Ri-Karlo Handy, Senior Vice President of Original Programming for Bounce TV.

June 20, 2016

Russ Parr BIG Ratings Rise As Urban AC Morning Show

RUSS PARR RATINGS RISE AS URBAN AC MORNING SHOW: Jumps from a 3.1 - 6.1 AQH Share In Just Five Months

In just five (5) months since transitioning from the Urban format to Urban Adult Contemporary, The Russ Parr Morning Show has nearly doubled morning drive numbers in the key demo of 25-54 on WMMJ/ Majic 102.3 in Washington, DC, according to Nielson Audio.*

Russ Parr made the transition in January 2016 to Urban AC and in the monthly data from December – May AQH share has increased from 3.1 to 6.1 in the morning for the station’s 25 -54 year old demographic.

While Russ and his co-hosts provide an upbeat morning show filled with humor and listener engagement creating a loyal listenership, his ability to speak to his audience in a way that is relevant to them personally has made the new approach successful.

May 16, 2016

Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell


ERICA CAMPBELL’S NATIONALLY SYNDICATED MORNING RADIO SHOW DEBUTED SETTING A NEW BAR FOR INSPIRATIONAL RADIO
Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell debuted May 10, 2016 airing weekdays 6:00am-10:00am ET

Multi-Grammy® winner and multi-award winning gospel artist, and originally scripted series TV star Erica Campbell with co-host GRIFF brought her voice, inspiration, charisma and style to a new morning drive radio show syndicated by Reach Media Inc. in collaboration with Radio One.

The new 4 hour morning drive radio show, Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell debuted setting a new bar for inspirational radio with comedian and radio veteran GRIFF. Erica’s fresh take on radio brings a diverse mix of gospel and inspirational music, star-studded interviews and practical principles to help listeners do what her mantra proclaims: Faith Walking. Love Talking. Joy Living.