The promotion of Operations Manager Karen Vaughn to the Radio One Philadelphia market made room for two new leaders and talents to emerge in Indianapolis. Radio One leadership announced Kelly Mac and DJ J1 to the programming leadership ranks and as on-air talents effective Monday, November 14, 2016.
Kelly Mac joins 106.7 WTLC and AM 1310 The Light as Program Director and on air talent weekdays 3pm to 7pm on 106.7 WTLC. Kelly has had a multi-faceted radio career. She has sharpened her skills on the mic and leadership capability from the beginning of her career. She successfully served as Assistant Program Director and on air talent in Greenville, SC at JAMZ 107.3 FM and most recently in Philadelphia, PA at POWER 99 FM and WDAS105.3 FM.
DJ J1 joins Hot 96.3FM and Boom 102.9 FM as Program Director and on air talent weekdays 10am to 3pm on Hot 96.3FM. J1 is Radio One made. Coming from Radio One Atlanta where he began his career as an intern and Mix Show Coordinator for Hot 107.9 FM, he most recently was the Assistant Program Director and on air personality.
Colby Colb, VP Programming for Radio One, says “I’m excited to see two creative programmers get the opportunity to take the PD reigns for the first time. Kelly and J1 have worked hard for this moment. Watch out Naptown!!”
Regional Vice President and General Manager Deon Levingston includes, “These two new hires demonstrate the continued viability of careers in radio for those who are passionate, talented and don’t mind the grind. I look forward to seeing both Kelly and J1 grow professionally as they lead our programming efforts to meet the needs of our listeners.