Darrick 'Brown' Williams Moves To Radio One/Philadelphia As PD
March 4, 2014 at 1:08 PM (PT)
All ACCESS has confirmed RADIO ONE is transferring DARRICK "BROWN" WILLIAMS from CHARLOTTE to PHILADELPHIA to become PD of Urban AC WRNB (OLD SCHOOL 100.3) and Urban Gospel WPPZ (PRAISE 103.9). Both stations were most recently programmed by ELROY SMITH who exited the company at the end of JANUARY.
BROWN currently programs RADIO ONE Urban AC WOSF (OLD SCHOOL 105.3)and Urban Gospel simulcasts WQNC & WPZS (PRASIE 100.9/PRAISE 92.7)/CHARLOTTE.
RADIO ONE PHILADELPHIA VP/GM SHAWNEEN THOMPSON said," We are enthusiastic that BROWN accepted our offer to come to PHILADELPHIA to lead our OLD SCHOOL AND PRAISE stations. Under his guidance we are very confident that he will lead our stations into the No.1 positions in PHILADELPHIA."
BROWN who begins his new job on MARCH 24th stated, "I am so excited for the opportunity to work with SHAWNEEN THOMPSON and the staff of PHILADELPHIA. My passion lies in the music and developing talent. I am so grateful to have the vote of confidence from the management to lead RADIO ONE PHILLY to the top!"s first project will be the PRAISE 103.9 INSPIRATION AND MUSIC CONFERENCE which features a CONCERT MARCH 28th & 29th. It will be a star studded gospel event with performances by YOLONDA ADAMS, JAMES FORTUNE, HEZEKIAH WALKER, TYE TRIBBITT, ISRAEL HOUGHTON, ERICA CAMPBELL and many others.