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Darrick ‘Brown’ Williams To Program WGZB/WMJM Louisville

Darrick Brown Williams B96.5 WGZB Magic 101.3 WMJM LouisvilleAlpha Media has tabbed Darrick ‘Brown’ Williams has the new Program Director for Urban “B96.5” WGZB and Urban AC “Magic 101.3” WMJM Louisville.

Williams replaces Al Payne, who left for Beasley Classic Hip-Hop “105.1 The Bounce” WMGC Detroit in September. Williams most recently programmed Radio-One Urban AC 100.3 WRNB and Gospel “Praise 103.9” WPPZ Philadelphia for Radio-One and has also programmed in Charlotte NC.

Alpha Media Louisville announced today Darrick Williams has been named Program Director for Urban B-96.5 (WGZB), and Urban A/C Magic 101.3 (WMJM).

Over the past 20 years Darrick has been involved in every aspect of the creative process in Radio Programming, from Washington DC, Charlotte, and Philadelphia to New York City. Add to that, over a decade of experience working with some of the biggest names in the industry, Donnie Simpson, Wendy Williams, Steve Harvey, Salt N Pepa, Cedric The Entertainer, Sommore, Jay Stevens, Tony Gray, Skip Dillard and so many more. Darrick is looking forward to working at a company where that kind of commitment to the Community is at the center of everything they do.

Alpha Media’s Market Manager, Bill Gentry, added, “We are excited to have Brown join our team and utilize his vast experience to aggressively lead GZB and MJM to new heights.”

“Darrick is one of those ‘diamonds in the rough’ who has the major market experience, strong leadership skills, strategic thinking, and long line of success stories that follow him. I can’t wait to watch Darrick lead this hungry and talented staff. Alpha Media continues to recruit the most talented players in the industry!” remarked Alpha Media’s Operations Manager, Ben Davis.

Darrick said, “I am very excited to take on this new journey! It’s an honor to be given this amazing opportunity by Mr. Gentry, Mr. DAVIS, and ALPHA MEDIA’s programming top brass to join this awesome team. I’ll be surrounded by an abundance of talent, and look forward to a successful 2017 serving and living in Louisville aka KENTUCKIANA.”

Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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