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BET’s Debra Lee Joins Twitter Board

Congrats to Chairman and CEO of BET, Debra Lee. She is now on Twitter’s board of directors. the San Francisco, Calif.-based company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange commission on Monday.  Lee posted: “Thrilled to be joining the…

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Bounce TV Continues to Soar

Bounce TV viewership continued to soar in 2015 as the nation’s first-and-only broadcast television network for African Americans (AA) posted the most-watched year in its history while remaining the fastest-growing AA network on television. In Primetime viewership for the year,…

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And The NAACP Image Awards Nominees Are…

The nominees for the 47th naacp Image Awards were announced today during a press conference from The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. The categories and nominees were announced by Guillermo Díaz (Scandal), Tika Sumpter (The Haves and…

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Kirk Franklin is Back with a New Single, “Wanna Be Happy”

Last week, GRAMMY® winning recording artist, songwriter and super producer, Kirk Franklin, released “Wanna Be Happy?” the first single from his forthcoming eleventh album and the response was tremendous. Billboard.com broke the news with an exclusive interview followed by the…

BET Community Impact Awards Honors Tom Joyner

The bet 2015 Community Impact Awards presented by Denny’s celebrates exceptional leadership and highlights the nation’s brightest stars and local heroes making a positive impact in their community. Hosted by actress Wendy Raquel Robinson, the inaugural bet Community Impact Awards…

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Station drops Tom Joyner Morning Show

Reach Media has been in the news quite a bit lately.  Milwaukee’s WJMR FM (98.3) has decided to drop  the TJMS.  This is the second time in three years.  Andrea Williams, a local vet host, will replace the show with…

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Janet Jackson to Receive Huge Honor at BET Awards

Janet Jackson, one of the world’s most influential entertainers, will be receiving the inaugural ULTIMATE ICON: Music Dance Visual award at the 15th annual “bet Awards” 2015 on Sunday, June 28, 2015, it was announced by Stephen G. Hill, BET’s…

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Industry Vet Rayva Harrell has Passed

Radio Facts is sorry to report that Rayva has passed. Pat Shields posted info below… I’m saddened to hear that industry sister, Rayva Harrell, passed away this weekend, June 6th after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was a…

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Study Indicates the Best Method to end Procrastination

Want to Reach Goals Sooner? Connect the Present and the Future I found this recent study interesting because a couple of weekends ago I went to see an independent film about people who had retired and/or had unexpected life events happen to them that…

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WGCI Names Morning Team

Let me say I know the talent pool is VERY limited out there for morning urban radio announcers. MOSTLY because the industry is not aware of who they are because they don’t promote themselves to the industry for fear of…