Radio One Regional Vice President, Eddie Harrell, Jr. announced yesterday afternoon that Yonni Rude will be Radio One Cleveland’s new Operations Manager. Yonni Rude will oversee all of the brands in the stations’ cluster which include (WENZ-FM Z107.9, WZAK-FM 93.1, WJMO-FM Praise 94.5 and WERE-AM Newstalk 1490).
Yonni comes to Cleveland from Radio One Detroit, where he served as Operations Manager of Urban WGPR (Hot 107.5), Urban AC WDMK (105.9 Kiss FM) and the Detroit Praise Network WDMK-HD2 (Praise 93.5/98.3/99.9). Prior to landing in Detroit, Yonni spent almost 3 years as Operations Manager of Radio One in Richmond, VA. Before his tenure at Radio One, Yonni held significant programming/on-air responsibilities with Cumulus/Citadel in Charleston, SC, and Fayetteville, NC.
“We are thrilled to have Yonni join our team here in Cleveland. His track record and programming acumen make this a perfect fit. We look forward to Yonni furthering our standing as the dominant force with respect to serving African Americans in Northeast Ohio,” says Eddie Harrell, Jr.
SOURCE: RADIO-ONE CLEVELAND