WRKS 'Open Line' Honored, Turning 20
June 17, 2009 at 4:54 AM (PT)
EMMIS Urban AC WRKS (98.7 KISS FM)/NEW YORK SUNDAY morning public affairs show "OPEN LINE" is approaching its 20th anniversary at the station, and has been honored with a proclamation from NEW YORK City Council. The show, along with sister talk show "THE WEEK IN REVIEW," were thanked by the Council for their public service.
News Director and show host BOB SLADE told the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS' DAVID HINCKLEY that "Someday, black radio is going to wake up and realize it has to do more talk programming. I know that the listeners are ready for it. But sometimes black radio, all across the country, lags a little behind."