PRESS RELEASE: (Silver Spring, MD…November 11, 2015): Radio One mourns the passing of our friend and colleague, Tony Washington, VP of Advertising Sales for Reach Media. It is hard to think of Radio One and not think of Tony Washington. He joined Radio One in 1991 when the company had just two radio stations in Washington, DC rising to General Manager of our Washington, DC radio stations and then VP of Advertising Sales. Tony was as loyal and trusted an employee as you could ever want, who always fiercely advocated for and protected Radio One’s share of the advertising pie.
We will sorely miss him. 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 54 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.