Elroy Smith Becomes Radio One Inspirational Director
July 27, 2009 at 12:36 PM (PT)
ELROY SMITH, OM of RADIO ONE’s PHILADELPHIA cluster, is scheduled to join SVP/Programming JAY STEVENS and JERRY SMITH, RADIO ONE Gospel OM in overseeing all RADIO ONE Gospel/Inspirational stations in the newly created position of inspirational format director. “ELROY’s success as a program director in the secular world is unparalleled,” said STEVENS. “In his new role ELROY will work with each station’s PD and programming team to maximize ratings and revenue opportunities.” The effective date of the change is AUGUST 12th
JERRY SMITH, RADIO ONE’s gospel OM, will continue in that role and work with ELROY and JAY STEVENS on several future gospel projects. ELROY will remain OM for RADIO ONE PHILADELPHIA, but will relinquish day-to-day programming of Urban WPHI (100.3 THE BEAT). A search for his replacement at WPHI is currently underway.