After successfully launching The Amanda Seales Show in November on WRNB 100.3 FM Philadelphia, Urban One Inc’s Reach Media is announcing syndication to new markets. The show is a content-only radio program with an accompanying daily podcast available in multiple dayparts (AM Drive, Middays, and Afternoon Drive) and formats (Mainstream and Urban Adult Contemporary).
“Amanda has had an immediate positive ratings impact in Philadelphia, and we are excited to expand her show to Houston, Columbus, Richmond, and Charlotte,” said Colby Tyner, Senior VP Programming of Urban One’s Radio One and Reach Media divisions.
As leaders in mainstream urban, urban AC, and inspirational music with the top talent in syndicated radio programming, Reach Media connects with ninety percent of Black America. The Amanda Seals Show will now be heard on the following stations effective Monday, January 23: KBXX-FM. 97.9 The Box, Houston, TX (10a-2p); WCKX-FM, Power 107.5/1063, Columbus, OH (6a-10a); WFNZ/WOSF-HD2, 102.5 The Block (10a-2p); and WXGI-AM, 950 and WXGI FM, 99.5 & 102.7 The Box, Richmond VA (3-7pm).
“We are honored to bring fresh content to the urban audiences so that they can listen, laugh, and learn daily with The Amanda Seales Show, packed with the latest pop culture, entertainment, relationship topics and political/social commentary. Each day listeners will hear Amanda’s opinions on everything happening in the world with significant audience interaction,” said Tyner.
Urban One Inc. has also hired Tony Richards as the new Executive Producer for the show. Richards formerly produced the Darlene McCoy Show, the Rick & Sasha Show and is a former morning show host in various US markets. Rodney “Supreme” Maybin has also come on board as the show’s new Technical Producer. He is the current production director for WRNB Philadelphia and former PD at WQBK-HD2 Albany and APD at WBLK in Buffalo.