Radio One, Inc. announces that Shawneen Thompson has been named Vice President
and General Manager of the Philadelphia Market
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013
WASHINGTON, Dec.11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and
ROIA) announced today that Shawneen Thompson has been named Vice President and
General Manager of its Philadelphia radio stations.
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Shawneen joined Radio One in March of 2010 as Station Manager of the St. Louis
radio stations. She was promoted to Vice President and General Manager on July
20, 2013. After successfully managing the operations in this market, she was
tapped to move on to the bigger market of Philadelphia.
"Shawneen's performance in St. Louis has been consistent since she joined us
is 2010. She has demonstrated that she can get the job done by growing the
top and bottom lines for the company. Her leadership and involvement in the
St. Louis community have set new standards in ratings and revenue. I know she
will do great things for the company in Philadelphia," said Chris Wegmann,
President, Radio Division.
"I'm excited to continue my journey with Radio One in the Philadelphia market.
I look forward to working with this phenomenal team to enhance our listener
experience and build customers through idea generation. Together we will
create new opportunities in the changing media landscape," said Shawneen
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
SOURCE Radio One, Inc.
Contact: Christopher Wegmann, President, Radio Division, 301-429-2600
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