Annual Edition 'Buying Power of
Black America' report breaks down billions in expenditures Black
consumers are responding to tighter economic condition by focusing more of
their spending on items and services that improve their homes and
lifestyle. That's one of the trends revealed in the 15th annual report,
"The Buying Power of Black America," published by Target Market News. The
report analyzes spending for black households in 2008 and finds that
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Presher named VP and GM of Radio One's Columbus, Ohio stations
(June 18, 2010) Radio One, Inc. has announced that David Presher has
been named Vice President and General Manager of its Columbus radio
stations. He will officially assume his position in July.
Dave Presher brings his 20 years of senior management experience to
Radio One. Mr. Presher was recently Market Manager for Riviera
Broadcast Group in Las Vegas as well as President of Digital for all of
Riviera Broadcast Group. He also has a diversified track record with
senior management success in radio, television, professional sports and
digital. He is known for attracting top level management teams in major
and large markets following his personal philosophy of "The Greatest
Winners in Life Are Those That Help Others to Become Winners."
Over his management career Presher has worked for CBS Radio in Los
Angeles and Dallas, Cox Sports in San Diego, Belo Television in
Portland, Oregon and Allbritton Television in Washington D.C., among
Barry Mayo, President of the Radio Division, stated, "Dave Presher's
wealth of experience in radio, TV and digital in such markets as Los
Angeles, San Diego and Washington, D.C. is a welcome addition to our
three FM stations in Columbus. We are fortunate to have enticed such an
innovative and motivational manager as Dave to join the Radio One
"I am humbled by the opportunity to join Radio One. I am a big fan of
the Company's overall strategy. The Columbus market is a great
operation and Jeff Wilson, who is now the General Manager in Cleveland,
as well as all the staff in Columbus, deserves a lot of credit for
building a winning team. I will do my best to bring all my experience
and ideas to the market and take on the challenge of moving us forward!"
said Mr. Presher.
2010 MAAX Awards winners to be honored
June 29th in Chicago
Market News will honor the recipients of the 2010 Marketing to African
Americans with Excellence [MAAX] Awards on Tuesday, June 29th at the
Wyndham Hotel in Chicago. The awards program annually recognizes the
contributions, innovations and exceptional performance of African
American professionals in the fields of marketing, advertising, media,
public relations and consumer research. This year' honorees are: Advertising
Executive of the Year Fay
Burrell Communications Advertising
Executive of the Year McGhee
Burrell Communications Media
Executive of the Year Debra
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer,
Executive of the Year Rob
McDonald's USA Public
Relations Executive of the Year Wynona
President, National Black Public Relations Society
Achievement Award Rev.
Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
Founder and President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition
Achievement Award Earl
G. Graves, Sr.
Chairman and Publisher
Earl G. Graves Ltd., Black Enterprise Magazine
Achievement Award Lerone
Historian and Author,
Former Executive Editor of