Radio One Proclaims E. Steven Collins Day In Philadelphia
September 12, 2013 at 12:23 PM (PT)
RADIO ONE PHILADELPHIA, which includes Oldies WRNB, Top-40/Rhythmic WPHI (HOT107.9) and Urban Inspirational WPPZ (PRAISE 103.9), are joining with the city of PHILADELPHIA in proclaiming SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st “E. STEVEN COLLINS DAY.”
RADIO ONE PHILADELPHIA, residents and the broadcast community will honor his life with a public memorial at SHARON BAPTIST CHURCH in PHILADELPHIA from 12n – 3p. E. STEVEN COLLINS affectionately known simply as “E” devoted over 30 years to broadcasting and spent the last ten years of his career with RADIO ONE. As RADIO ONE’s Dir/Urban Marketing and External Relations, he was a consummate professional with a unique way of making everyone feel special while strongly embracing the concerns of the community.
“I personally recruited E. STEVEN COLLINS to join RADIO ONE, where he remained a valued member of the RADIO ONE family for over a decade,” said CATHY HUGHES, Chairwoman and Founder of RADIO ONE. “E. STEVEN COLLINS was able to bring all facets of our community to the table, corporate, civic, clergy and community for positive good and became a major catalyst for change. My heartfelt and profound condolences go to his family and his legions of listeners.”