WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROIAK and ROIA) announced today that Eddie Harrell, Jr. has been named Vice President and General Manager of its Columbus radio stations.
Eddie Harrell, Jr. is a mission-oriented professional, whose career path includes a unique blend of skills and experience in operations management (non-profit and corporate environment) as well as leadership experience driving revenue growth, productivity, and improved bottom-line business results.
Mr. Harrell has held the position of President and CEO for the Columbus Urban League for the past five years where he successfully led the organization to positive business results after several consecutive years of six figure operating deficits.
In 2000, Mr. Harrell was recognized as one of the outstanding "Forty Under Forty" community leaders in Central Ohio by Business First. He currently serves on several professional boards and community organizations in the Ohio Area.
Jeffrey Wilson, Regional Vice President, stated, "Eddie is widely recognized as one of Central Ohio's most successful business strategists and community leaders. He embodies our creed that focuses on advancing the goals of our partners, and is whole-heartedly committed to our philosophy of 'Growing great people, who in turn, grow great people.' I welcome his energy, talent, and leadership to Radio One."
"I am pleased to join the Radio One family at this time of tremendous opportunity. Radio One is a leader in the Columbus market, and I look forward to growing our market share and developing our awesome talent," said Eddie Harrell, Jr.