Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIAK and ROIA) announced today that Zemira Z.
Jones has resigned as its Vice President of Operations.
Alfred C. Liggins, III, Radio One’s Chief
Executive Officer stated, “I want to thank
Zemira for all that he has done for us. He has been a valuable part of
our leadership team and I am sure that he will continue to be a part of
our family. He is highly respected and I am certain that he will
contribute to the radio industry for years to come. He will definitely
Barry A. Mayo, President of the Radio Division stated, “I
have known Zemira for years and am grateful that I had the opportunity
to work with him directly. His leadership in driving many of our
successful non-traditional revenue strategies, identifying and
implementing sales tools and initiatives, and guiding other significant
endeavors has been critical to the continued development of the company.
He is a very passionate person who has so generously shared himself with
all of us, and for that we will always be thankful.”
Commenting on his departure, Zemira Z. Jones stated, “I
am thankful for the privilege of working with Radio One. Together we
took a uniquely great company and turned up the heat. Now Radio One is
poised to release its full brilliance and I am blessed that Alfred,
Barry and Ms. Hughes allowed me to be part of it.”
Radio One, Inc. (www.radio-one.com)
is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies and the
largest radio broadcasting company that primarily targets
African-American and urban listeners. Pro forma for recently announced
transactions, Radio One owns and/or operates 54 radio stations located
in 17 urban markets in the United States. Additionally, Radio One owns
Magazine One, Inc. (d/b/a Giant Magazine) (www.giantmag.com),
interests in TV One, LLC (www.tvoneonline.com),
a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans and
Reach Media, Inc. (www.blackamericaweb.com),
owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated
with Tom Joyner.