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The Essentials

Address: 1010 Wayne Ave., 14th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910-5652
Phone: 301.429.3200
Web Presence: http://www.radio-one.com
Notes: Sometimes known as "Blue Chip Broadcasting" as they purchased Blue Chip in 2001.

Corporate Personnel

Chairperson/Secretary: Catherine L. Hughes
CEO, President and Treasurer: Alfred C. Liggins III
EVP and CFO: Peter D. Thompson
VP and Corporate Controller: Joseph B. Isaksen
President/Radio Division: Chris Wegmann

Stations Owned

WDJX-FM, Louisville, Kentucky
WEGK-FM (nee WBLO)
(Purchased in December 2002 for $2 million from New Albany Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
WGZB-FM
(Purchased from Blue Chip Broadcasting in 2001.)
WHHH-FM
(Purchased from IBL, LLC. in March 2000 for $40 million. The deal included sister stations WBKS and then-WYJZ.)
WLRS-FM, Shepherdsville, Kentucky
WMJM-FM, Jeffersontown, Kentucky
WNOU-FM (nee WYJZ)
(Purchased from IBL, LLC. in March 2000 for $40 million. The deal included sister stations WBKS and WHHH.)
WOSL-FM, Norwood, Ohio (nee WCNB-FM, Connersville)
(Purchased in February 2006 for $18 million from Rodgers Broadcasting Corp., and subsequently moved to Norwood, Ohio.)
WTLC(AM)
WTLC-FM (105.7fm) (nee WGGR-FM)
(Purchased 105.7fm/Indianapolis from Emmis Communications in February 2001. WTLC-FM call letters moved from 105.7fm to 106.7fm, nee WBKS. IBL, LLC sold WBKS/106.7fm in March 2000 for $40 million. The deal included sister stations WHHH and then-WYJZ.)
WXMA, Louisville, Kentucky

Station Applications

Translators Owned

W275BD
(Purchased in October 2013 for $275,000 from Indiana Community Radio Corp.)

For Further Reading...

Trigoboff, Dan. "Clear Channel all spun out." Broadcasting & Cable. 130, no. 12 (2000): 28.
Yorke, Jeffrey. "Radio One Buys Blue Chip." Radio & Records. 16 February 2001. Pages 1, 28.


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