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Elroy Smith Out at Radio One

ElroyRCSmithII-1 contacted the leading industry trade publication this morning to let us know that he has parted ways with Radio-One in Philly. Smith has been with Radio-One since 2007 and before that he was the legendary programmer for WGCI in Chicago. He exclusively told RFFocus about his conversation here he told Jay Stephens, VP of Content for Radio-One, that it has been an incredible experience. Smith also told RFFocus , he greatly enjoyed the opportunity to expand the Gospel format into the Inspirational format. Smith provided this quote for RFFocus …

I remember the day that Barry Mayo-former President of and The of Programming, Jay Stevens gave me an opportunity to join the company. Over six years later, I am grateful that I experienced a chapter in my life that I will be remember forever. Thanks so much gentlemen. It has been one of the best experiences of my career. I learned a tremendous amount of knowledge from JAY STEVENS. In addition, I thank ALFRED LIGGINS, CATHY HUGHES, CHRIS WEGMANN, ANDY ROSEN, BRUCE DEMPS, newly appointed PHILADELPHIA GM/ SHAWNEEN THOMPSON, all of my /PHILADELPHIA cohorts and those throughout the company. Oh, and I don’t want to forget to thank DAVID KANTOR and GARY BERNSTEIN of REACH MEDIA” for giving me the opportunity to work with the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, CoCo Brother and now the James Fortune Show. I am thrilled that gave me this opportunity. As you can see, I am fond of the company and will cherish every moment. This will go down in the history books of my life as a wonderful journey,” added SMITH. “I am leaving in celebration, feeling victorious and waiting for God’s next blessing in my radio journey. Let me get ready to hug my kids as their bus will be pulling up soon. I am certain that they will be surprised to see daddy home so early (lol). SMITH would welcome those who would like to reach out to him at [email protected].

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