Yesterday we reported that Angie Martinez had quit Hot 97, today Clear Channel announced that Angie will be joining two new radio stations, Hot 97’s biggest rival 105.1 and Miami 103.5 The Beat, starting in July! How about them apples!
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment announced today that one of the most influential voices in Hip-Hop radio, Angie Martinez, will join the company to host afternoons on Power 105.1 in New York and Midday’s on 103.5 The Beat in Miami.
With more than 15 years of on-air experience Martinez is a Hip-Hop radio legend, known as “The Voice of New York.” She has become famous for her world-class interviews with super-star guests including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Derek Jeter, Spike Lee, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo and Justin Bieber. Martinez is also deeply connected with Hip-Hop music and the local community, giving her perspective on the day’s biggest new stories and events.
“Angie is the Queen of New York City radio – she is an incredible talent who continues to blaze trails and we are excited to have her join the team at Power 105.1 and The Beat in Miami,” said Thea Mitchem, Senior Vice President of Programming – Major Markets, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. “Angie has a long, successful history and we look forward to expanding her distinctive style and compelling content to more of our listeners.”
“I want to thank, Thea Mitchem, Tom Poleman and Doc Wynter for this incredible opportunity,” said Martinez. “I’m excited to join Power 105.1 in New York and The Beat in Miami and expand my brand even further in the coming months.”
Power 105.1′s DJ Prostyle, current weekday afternoon host, will move to middays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Fans can listen to Angie Martinez on Power 105.1 and 103.5 The Beat via the stations’ websites http://www.power1051fm.com and http://www.1035thebeat.com, as well as on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s all-in-one digital radio service.
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