Metro Traffic, Radio One Renew Deal
June 2, 2009 at 11:27 AM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE's METRO TRAFFIC inks a two-year extension of its deal to serve as exclusive traffic content partner with RADIO ONE. METRO will also provide news and weather information to RADIO ONE's 52 radio stations in 16 markets including ATLANTA, BALTIMORE, BOSTON, CHARLOTTE, CINCINNATI, CLEVELAND, COLUMBUS, DALLAS, DETROIT, HOUSTON, INDIANAPOLIS, PHILADELPHIA, RALEIGH-DURHAM, RICHMOND, ST. LOUIS and WASHINGTON, DC.
"METRO TRAFFIC has been a valuable partner in providing the most current traffic, news and weather on a daily basis to our listeners," said RADIO ONE Radio Division Pres. BARRY MAYO. "That’s why it was an easy decision for us to extend our agreement for another two years."
"We are thrilled to renew our distribution partnership with RADIO ONE," said METRO EVP/Affiliate Sales FRED BENNETT. "We have had a long-standing, successful partnership with RADIO ONE. They are leaders in their markets, and a forward-thinking distribution partner for METRO TRAFFIC. We are proud to be their exclusive traffic content provider."