Radio One, Inc. Announces That Samuel Rogers Has Been Named Vice President Of
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Radio One, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROIAK and
ROIA) announced today that Samuel Rogers has been named Vice President of
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Samuel Rogers has over 30 years of experience managing sales, marketing,
programming, and operations in the broadcasting industry. He was with CBS
Radio for 23 years as he rose through the ranks from Local Sales Manager to
Senior Vice President and then on to Market Manager. He was most recently
with Cumulus Radio as both a Market Manager and Vice President of Political
and Platform Sales. Mr. Rogers will be assuming this newly created position
on January 30 and will be reporting to Christopher Wegmann. As Vice President
of National Sales, Mr. Rogers will be responsible for maintaining and
expanding the opportunities for advertisers to reach a national audience
through Radio One's national footprint.
"I am extremely excited to be part of Radio One's team after having competed
against them for most of my career. I really am looking forward to working
with a great group of professionals and outstanding properties. By
coordinating our national sales efforts, we will be able to offer advertisers
access to the substantial buying power of the African-American market coupled
with the speed and efficiency advertisers and their agencies demand in today's
environment. This is a great opportunity!" said Mr. Rogers.
Christopher Wegmann, Regional Vice President stated, "We are very pleased that
Sam is now on our team. His lengthy proven track record in the DC market and
on a national level makes him a great fit for this new position here at Radio
One. Under his leadership we will see more coordinated efforts from all of
our Radio markets and digital platforms to move us to the next level with our
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 55 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,
CoCo Brother Live, CoCo Brother's "Spirit" program, Bishop T.D. Jakes'
"Empowering Moments", the Reverend Al Sharpton Show, and the Warren Ballentine
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.
SOURCE Radio One, Inc.
Contact: Christopher Wegmann, RVP, +1-301-429-2600
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