Detroit, MI – Bruce Demps, Regional Vice President of Radio One, Inc, (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) announced today the appointment of Kathy S. Stinehour as Vice President and General Manager, of Radio One Detroit. In her new role, Ms. Stinehour will oversee management and operations for each of the three Radio One Detroit stations: WHTD-FM, WDMK-FM and WCHB-AM.
“Kathy’s appointment is just another example of how Radio One will continue to attract and hire the best and brightest talent at the highest levels to give us a competitive advantage in this ever changing business,” said Mr. Demps.
Ms. Stinehour brings 25 years of radio broadcast management experience to Radio One Detroit. Most recently she spent the last three years as the President and CEO of Atlanta based Archway Broadcasting Group. There she was responsible for improving the overall financial & operating performance of Archway’s 17 radio stations in Little Rock , Arkansas ; Columbus , Georgia ; New Bern , North Carolina and Decatur , Illinois . Before that, she worked as Executive Vice President of iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Communications Chicago where she realigned the operating structure of six separate radio stations to a cluster platform. Overall, the majority of her work has been spent running AM/FM stations in Houston , New York City and Chicago
Ms. Stinehour began her radio career in Detroit and is excited to return. “I can see the huge potential that the Radio One stations have in Detroit ; I look forward to working with our experienced team on the ground in Detroit to realize that potential,” said Ms. Stinehour. “¦after the wonderful tour of duty that I have had across the country, I am so happy to be coming home,”
Ms. Stinehour begins her new position today, Monday, April 7th and will report directly to Bruce Demps.