Empowerment Radio Network Adds Roland Martin Show
January 16, 2015 at 2:50 PM (PT)
News commentator ROLAND MARTIN is launching a new daily syndicated radio talk show on MONDAY (1/19). The TV ONE "NEWS ONE NOW" anchor's NU VISION MEDIA and EMPOWERMENT RADIO NETWORK are partnering for the new "ROLAND MARTIN SHOW," to air 10a-1p (ET) weekdays.
The syndicator says that 20 markets have cleared the show for the launch. MARTIN's TV show has been simulcast by RADIO ONE 7-10a (ET); he previously provided commentary for CNN and hosted shows for MIDWAY News-Talk WVON-A/CHICAGO.
The syndicator's founder, DAVID ANDERSON, said, "The EMPOWERMENT RADIO NETWORK is excited to add ROLAND MARTIN to its midday line up MONDAY through FRIDAY from 10a-1p ET. ROLAND MARTIN is the most significant voice in AMERICA for Black issues and he will now be distributed on the only 100% wholly-owned black Talk radio network in AMERICA... EMPOWERMENT RADIO NETWORK."
MARTIN added. "Radio is a tremendously powerful medium. It allows me to get up close and personal with the audience, and to hear what is happening on the ground around the country/ I am excited to own my show, and to grow it in partnership with DAVID. It's time to #bringthefunk!"