Senator Vincent Hughes Is The New Host of 'Philly Speaks'
October 21, 2013 at 10:17 AM (PT)
RADIO ONE/PHILADELPHIA OM ELROY SMITH announces that Senator VINCENT HUGHES is the new permanent host of “Philly Speaks,” which airs SUNDAYS from 8-9a on Urban Oldies WRNB (OLD SCHOOL 100.3). HUGHES succeeds the late E. STEVEN COLLINS, who passed in SEPTEMBER. Senator HUGHES is well acquainted with “Philly Speaks,” having appeared as a frequent guest with E. STEVEN COLLINS and recently as a guest host.
“I am thrilled to announce this appointment,” said ELROY SMITH, “Senator HUGHES is the epitome of a professional. Every time he appeared on our airwaves, he was thoroughly versed on the subject at hand. When you think of someone that loves the community of PHILADELPHIA, Senator VINCENT HUGHES will be at the very top of the list.”
Donations are still being accepted to the E. STEVEN COLLINS Memorial Scholarship Fund.