Radio One, Inc. Announces That Karen Vaughn Has Been Promoted to Program Director of WTLC-FM in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) announced that effective on November 8th, 2011 Karen Vaughn will assume the role of Program Director for WTLC-FM in Indianapolis.

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Karen brings over 10 years experience in Urban AC to Indianapolis from her current Midday/APD/MD position at WZAK FM, Radio One in Cleveland.  Karen has also held previous positions of Midday Air Talent/APD on WHQT-FM as well as Midday/MD on WTLC-FM.

Karen stated, "It feels great to return to Indianapolis. Chuck has an amazing team that is hard working and dedicated. I look forward to joining Radio One Indianapolis, reacquainting myself with the city and building upon the WTLC-FM brand."

Chuck Williams, VP/Market Manager for Radio One Indianapolis notes, "Karen has had phenomenal success at our Cleveland stations.  She has played a big role there, helping our Company grow its assets in a PPM world while gaining strong major market experience. Her tireless work ethic, creativity, incredible people skills and professionalism will help take our WTLC-FM team to greater levels of success. She will be an outstanding and professional addition to our team."

Cautionary Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. Forward-looking statements represent management's current expectations and are based upon information available to the Company at the time of this press release. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company's control, that may cause the actual results to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the Company's reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q/A and 10-Q and other filings with the SEC.

Radio One, Inc. (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 or operating 53 broadcast stations located in 15 urban markets in the United States. As a part of its core broadcasting business, Radio One operates syndicated programming including the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, CoCo Brother Live, CoCo Brother's "Spirit" program, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments", the Reverend Al Sharpton Show, and the Warren Ballentine Show. The Company also owns a controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (http://www.blackamericaweb.com/), owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner. Beyond its core radio broadcasting business, Radio One owns Interactive One (http://www.interactiveone.com/), an online platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment, which operates a number of branded sites, including News One, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful, Community Connect Inc. (http://www.communityconnect.com/), an online social networking company, which operates a number of branded 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.

SOURCE Radio One, Inc.



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