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Washington DC Government Launches DC Radio

The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music & Entertainment (OCTFME) of the city of Washington DC is launching “DC Radio” online and on Howard University’s 96.3 WHUR-HD4 Washington. Serving as the “official government radio station of the District of Columbia”, DC Radio programming will feature local music, specialty programming, and community affairs programming including a weekly program hosted by Mayor Muriel Bowser. Broadcast professionals hosting programs include “94.7 Fresh-FM” WIAD night host Britt Waters’ “The Sound” local music show, KFOG San Francisco’s Rosalie Howarth’s “Putumayo World Music Hour”, former 93.9 WKYS host EZ Street, and programming originating from OCTFME’s DCN-TV and 20...[Read More]

Frank Ski Joins WHUR Washington & Self Syndication

Former “V103” WVEE Atlanta morning host Frank Ski will join Howard University’s 96.3 WHUR Washington, DC for afternoons on September 9. Ski, who began his radio career in Washington and then Baltimore before relocating to Atlanta in 1998, will base his program at WHUR’s studios for one year while traveling back to his family in Atlanta on the weekend. WHUR had been auditioning various hosts since Michael Baisden ended his syndicated show at the end of March. In addition to WHUR, Ski will be offering his program in syndication to interested parties. He tells RadioFacts.com that his show will be less music intensive than what Reach Media’s D.L. Hughley show will be. Their vision is for a more music intensive show. I wanted just the opposite. Ski is hoping to add...[Read More]