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 Ones 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 be missed.

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. ( 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) (, interests in TV One, LLC (, a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans and Reach Media, Inc. (, owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner.

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