Tag: Tom Joyner


Debunking the Myths about Radio DJs

Radio Facts editor Kevin Ross was a radio dj for many years working in many markets including monumental stations like KKBT in Los Angeles. There are some very interesting myths about radio DJs that the pubic just assumes. Well, we’re…


AS PREDICTED BY RADIO FACTS Major Station WHUR, Opts out of Michael Baisden Syndication Replacement

Washington’s Next Big Voice Official Rules for Voting. WHUR 96.3FM, the flagship station of the Howard University Radio Network is launching a brand new afternoon drive show in the Washington market. The Network is in search for “Washington’s Next Big…


More Changes Attributed to Michael Baisden’s Departure from Urban Radio

  Last week was probably the biggest news week in the urban industry in several years. Ironically it happened during my midterms in college so to say it was incredibly challenging is an understatement. I wanted an easy work week……

Was Cissy Houston’s Homophobia Responsible for Whitney’s Conflicts? Tom Joyner’s Horrific Interview of Cissy

It certainly  would be great to hear what Bobby Brown thinks of Cissy Houston. With all due respect to Tom Joyner and Sybil this is the crappiest interview I’ve ever seen or heard in my 27 years of working in…

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10 Things We can ALL Learn from Tavis Smiley

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Tom Joyner Calls Out Tavis Smiley

Ever since Senator Barack Obama turned down Tavis Smiley’s invitation to be on the panel at his annual “State of the Black Union” discussion, which was held on the same day Obama announced his presidential campaign in Illinois, Smiley has…


Tom Joyner Divorce Not Amicable, Wife Expects Cut of Radio One Sale?

(Sources state that Tom Joyner and his wife have allegedly been divorced for months, the problem appears to be that Donna wants part of the Radio One purchase deal for Reach Media…. ) 2013 is off to a rocky start…

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Radio One Consolidates Syndication One with Reach Media

Top Urban Radio Talent Tom Joyner, Rickey Smiley, Russ Parr, Yolanda Adams, Reverend Al Sharpton, Warren Ballentine, CoCo Brother are United Under the Reach Media Umbrella Radio One, Inc. will consolidate its Syndication One Urban programming line-up with Reach Media,…


WOW It’s Colby Colb and Tom Joyner

Radio One Cleveland OM Colby Colb Tyner takes over the mic while Tom Joyner hugs one of his fans.

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Radio One, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call

Radio One will be holding a conference call for investors, analysts and other meddlesome parties to plead a formula for a second mercantile entertain of 2012. The conference call is scheduled for Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 during 10:00 a.m. EDT….


Tom Joyner Delivers Commencement to over 500 Graduating Morehouse Men

Radio Facts would like to honour a some-more than 500 Morehouse Men who graduated from a historically black men‘s college as a Class of 2012. The graduates listened a summary from a school’s effusive president. Robert M. Franklin who is…

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Is Michael Baisden’s Cancellation in NY Poetic Justice for past Terminated Local Shows?

Several years ago when syndicated radio took over the airwaves at urban (more than any other format) there was an outcry of sheer disappointment acknowledging that local key time slots were now eliminated, most notably mornings and afternoons.   My…


Kevin Brown Exits KBLX, Replaced by Steve Harvey