Radio One is changing DC Radio forever! The powerhouse urban music cluster will never sound the same! The Russ Parr Morning Show, a long time mainstay in the DC community, will move to WMMJ MAJIC 102.3 FM at the same time, Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Russ’s weekend show, On the Air will continue on WKYS on Saturdays, 6 a.m. – 9 a.m.
The Russ Parr Morning Show will be heard on WMMJ, MAJIC 102.3 FM. Though a top syndicated program, Russ provides a strong local relationship with the DC audience that is unmatched. Russ Parr and cohosts – Alfredas, Albert and Vic Jagger, provide a fast-moving show with edgy adult conversation coupled with the music that people want to hear. From the best films, to music, fashion and news impacting the African-American community, Russ always delivers with a style and format like no other. Now the MAJIC listener will know what it means to Get UP to Parr!
The Tom Joyner Morning Show, that continues to be the top syndicated show in urban radio, moves from MAJIC to heritage station WOL 1450 AM, in addition to WPRS 104.1 HD2, WKYS 93.9 HD2 and WMMJ 102.3 HD2. The show will maintain its timeslot, Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. WOL’s acclaimed Carl Nelson will move to the afternoon drive show from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Tom’s weekend show, Right Back Atcha, will continue to air on MAJIC Saturdays, 6 a.m. – 8 a.m.
The Tom Joyner Morning Show that has been on the air for over 20 years in DC will continue to empower listeners with information and entertainment. Broadcasting on nearly 100 stations nationally and reaching 7.4M listeners, Tom Joyner remains the top urban radio personality. The Tom Joyner Morning Show will continue to be the morning show DC listeners awaken to, but now on the heritage station WOL1450 AM in addition to a number of HD2 stations. Celebrated radio host and Peabody award-winning journalist, Carl Nelson, will continue on WOL during the afternoon drive from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The FAM with Lil Mo and DJ QuickSilva moves from afternoons on Radio One Baltimore’s WERQ 92.3 FM to mornings on DC’s WKYS 93.9 FM from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday.
The FAM with Lil Mo and DJ QuickSilva has a proven track record of success in Baltimore, but their relationship dates back to 2002 before they both became radio personalities. Lil Mo is a well-known R&B singer and co-star of TV One’s R & B Divas of Hollywood. DJ QuickSilva is an internationally known celebrity DJ known as “The Party Kingpin” who started his career at 14 years old. Their authentic relationship and chemistry are evident as they captivate their audience with the music they love and entertainment news they know firsthand from their connections with the biggest artists and athletes in the industry.
About Radio One, Inc.
Radio One, Inc. (radio-one.com), together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. It is one of the nation’s largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning and/or operating 55 stations in 16 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (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 DL 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 (interactiveone.com), the fastest growing and definitive digital resource for Black and Latin Americans, reaching millions each month through social content, news, information, and entertainment. Interactive One operates a number of branded sites including News One (news), The Urban Daily (men), Hello Beautiful (women), Global Grind (Millennials) and social networking websites such as BlackPlanet and MiGente. The Company also owns TV One, LLC (tvone.tv), a cable/satellite network programming serving more than 57 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. Additionally, One Solution combines the dynamics of the Radio One’s holdings to provide brands with an integrated and effectively engaging marketing approach that reaches 82% of Black Americans throughout the country.
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