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Another ‘long, hot summer’ threatens North Minneapolis

Another ‘long, hot summer’ threatens North Minneapolis

Jul. 16 | By Charles Hallman Staff Writer     After the latest rash of violence on Minneapolis’ North Side over the last couple of weeks, community residents and civic leaders are all searching for ways to stop it. Many are calling this the 21st...

National, local controversy greets opening of new state health exchange

National, local controversy greets opening of new state health exchange

Oct. 16 | Critics say Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox ad campaign misfires with communities of color   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   MNsure, the state’s health insurance exchange program, debuted the signup process on October 1. Officials during...

KMOJ-FM honored at American Urban Radio Networks’ Urban Knight Awards

KMOJ-FM honored at American Urban Radio Networks’ Urban Knight Awards

Oct. 4 |   American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) hosted their 10th annual Urban Knight Awards at the NAB/RAB 2012 Radio Show in Dallas, TX last September. (l-r) Howard Eisen, president, sales, AURN; Urban Knight Hall of Fame recipient Hymen Childs, partner,...

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

From KMOJ to BET: Local radio personality steps into national TV spotlight

Jun. 28 |   KMOJ-FM’s Miss Georgia was a guest judge on BET’s 106 & Park show. Photo by Charles Hallman   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Miss Georgia entertains her on-air radio audience every midday at KMOJ-FM. She recently took her...

Striving for diversity in communications industry — Diversity: an overused word, or still useful?

Striving for diversity in communications industry — Diversity: an overused word, or still useful?

Jun. 13 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Diversity is an overused word, said Greater Twin Cities Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) President and CEO Gloria Lewis at the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) Minnesota...

KMOJ/MSR announce ‘positive’ partnership

KMOJ/MSR announce ‘positive’ partnership

Jun. 13 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Two local “heritage institutions” are now partners to “promote the positives” of the Black community. A new partnership between “the two giant media in the Black community” — the MSR...

Can Black stations win the radio ratings game? KMOJ’s general manager on the complexities of counting a growing Black audience

Can Black stations win the radio ratings game? KMOJ’s general manager on the complexities of counting a growing Black audience

Dec. 14 |     By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Radio broadcasters added nearly 1.7 million weekly listeners in the past year, and radio reaches over 93 percent of Blacks in the U.S., says the nation’s leading radio ratings service. Arbitron...