WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) announced today that Alan Leinwand has been named Vice President and General Manager of its Washington, DC radio stations.
Alan joined the company in September of 2010 as Director of Sales for the Washington, DC stations. His previous experience includes 16 years at CBS Radio where he held positions as General Sales Manager, Vice President/General Manager and Vice President of Sales. He also worked as General Sales Manager for Clear Channel Radio in New York.
"Alan and I have worked closely together for the last four years. His previous management experience in the DC Market makes him the natural choice for this position," said Chris Wegmann, President, Radio Division.
"I am very thankful that Chris, Alfred, and Ms. Hughes have shown the confidence in me to lead our terrific group of employees and heritage brands. Radio One DC has become a destination for those who want to be part of a world class organization. My colleagues throughout the DC Cluster are some of the very best at what they do. I look forward to supporting them, as well our many business partners, as we continue to deliver great entertainment on-air, on-line, on-site, and mobile --- always with a keen eye on touching the communities we serve," said Alan Leinwand.
About Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries (http://www.radio-one.com/), is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. The Company is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 54 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (http://www.blackamericaweb.com/), the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, the D. L. Hughley Show, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments", and the Reverend Al Sharpton Show. Beyond its core radio broadcasting franchise, Radio One owns Interactive One (http://www.interactiveone.com/), an online platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment. Interactive One operates a number of branded sites, including News One, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful and social networking websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue. In addition, the Company owns a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (http://www.tvoneonline.com/), a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans.
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