Rickey Smiley Set to Debut In Orlando
October 18, 2010 at 4:08 AM (PT)
SYNDICATION ONE announces another significant expansion of THE RICKEY SMILEY MORNING SHOW with the addition of CBS Top 40/Rhythmic WJHM (102 JAMZ)/ORLANDO. This marks the 20th station to add this show so far this year. RICKEY SMILEY will replace STEVE HARVEY at WJHM.
“We are very excited to have RICKEY join the WJHM team,” said CBS RADIO/ORLANDO SVP/Market Mgr. DAVE ROBBINS. “His track record and success speaks for itself, he will bring tremendous positive energy to our ORLANDO operations.”
“RICKEY SMILEY will raise the bar for ORLANDO morning radio. RICKEY and his team are incredibly talented and they will bring a lot of energy and fun to mornings in CENTRAL FLORIDA,” said PD VICTOR STARR. “We are very excited to make this move and expect RICKEY to have an immediate impact on the station’s overall success.”
“I am very proud of the hard work that RICKEY and his team have put forth to achieve absolutely unprecedented success both in terms of ratings and new stations,” said GARY BERNSTEIN, Pres/Programming for SYNDICATION ONE. “The show is on fire and with the number of new stations looking to sign on, plus the unparalleled work ethic of the entire team, I fully expect this extraordinary story of rapid affiliate expansion to achieve even greater heights in the months ahead.”
THE RICKEY SMILEY MORNING SHOW can now be heard on more than 45 stations across the country. He recently added a three-hour weekend program called, “The Weekend End Jump Off.” SMILEY is also currently preparing for a national television special which will be taped in ATLANTA. The goal is to be airing in over 50 markets by the close of the year.