Tag: Radio One


Radio One Sues

Radio One is not happy with Flinn Broadcasting in Memphis and has sued the corporation for copyright infringement for using the “BOOM’ format name without permission. The suit was filed in Tennessee against the company which owns 32 stations in the…

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Radio One Announces New Program Director

Radio One Indianapolis Announces New Program Director For RadioNOW 100.9 (Indianapolis, Indiana: January 15, 2015) – Mike Klein joins RadioNOW 100.9 Indianapolis as Program Director and on air talent. Colby Colb, Vice President, Programming for Radio One believes, “Mike is…


New Programmer Named for Radio One

Radio One’s Jay Stevens has named a new programmer to WMMJ in Washington, DC.  Industry vet Kashon Powell will be the new Program Director at WMMJ (Magic 102.3). Previous to her was Dionne Burkett and previous to Burkett was industry vet…


Radio One Charlotte Announces New General Manager for Urban Cluster

Radio One Charlotte Announces New General Manager for Urban Cluster Radio One announced the new hire of Vice President, General Manager Mathilde ‘Til’ Levesque today to their urban media cluster in Charlote, NC including 105.3FM Old School, Urban AC and…


Radio Facts 2014 Innovators of the Year

We put together this list of the people we were most impressed with this year in the industry and beyond. Your thoughts? Diddy – REVOLT TV Kudos to Sean “P-Diddy” Combs for creating another ALWAYS much-needed minority owned media outlet to…


Changes at Radio One Coming

There’s a lot going on at Radio One. Changes are coming and another Boom outlet is about to be announced too. The key word is “Restructuring.” One market will have significant changes.  I sincerely hate reporting this but I like to…

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Tom Joyner Disappointed in Losing Dallas Market for TJMS

Apparently Tom was caught by surprise when he got back from his tour to find his show had been booted from the Dallas airwaves for the new Boom format which is Classic Hip Hop. Radio One is currently leading the…


Dionne Burkett-Lewis Exits Radio One DC

Radio One PD Dionne Burkett-Lewis is out at WMMJ in DC, she stated in 2012 replacing Jamillah Muhammed.  No replacement has been named.  

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GUEST POST: The New Sensational Classic Hip Hop Format

The New Sensational Urban Radio Format It always refreshing when something NEW happens in our industry! Often times when it happens there are folk who say Man I been talking about that for years and now someone finally got it!…