Ms. Smiley Promoted To PD Of Radio One Detroit Stations
March 21, 2011 at 12:59 PM (PT)
RADIO ONE has elevated MS. SMILEY to PD of its DETROIT stations, which include Urban AC WDMK (105.9 KISS), Urban WHTD (HOT 102.7) and N/T WCHB-A.
MS. SMILEY had been acting PD for several months. Now, the promotion is official.
"My VP/Programming, JAY STEVENS, positioned me to be able to study under some of the greatest Program Directors and analysts in the country, including AL PAYNE, JOHN CANDELARIA, BRIAN WALLACE, ELROY SMITH and EARL BOSTON," said SMILEY. "And I always joked with him by saying 'JAY, you know you’re creating a monster here.' I am so excited to gain the title of Program Director for WHTD while continuing my programming duties for WDMK and WCHB."