Radio Ink Names WHUR’s GM Jim Watkins Among Best Managers of 2017

“My success is firmly based on the team of individuals, and their collective talents, that I have worked with all these years. Teamwork provides the input, ideas, and diverse viewpoints necessary to successfully complete the multitude of projects we face in this industry,” Watkins told Radio Ink.

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Will Downing Prepares To Release 20th Album Friday

“I’m Feeling The Love” featuring Avery Sunshine is in heavy rotation on WHUR and the singer stopped by to join Triscina Grey Tuesday in Cafe 96. Downing has had the longevity of a successful music career that spans over 35 years, crossing over between jazz and R&B. Not many artists can say the same. That’s a true testament to his amazing God-given talent and he isn’t thinking about stopping any time soon.

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Inside Congressional Black Caucus Week 2017

Our friend Joi-Marie McKenzie, creator of The Fab Empire and the Congressional Black Caucus Week Insider’s Guide, gave WHUR the rundown of this year’s top events. This year’s event is one of the biggest in the organization’s history and Joi let’s you know where you need to be and when.

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WHBC Gets New, State Of The Art Studio

“I have to thank WHUR for working so diligently to get this done. We learned we needed to relocate the studio just weeks before classes were scheduled to begin and we made it happen,” Watkins told the crowd waiting with anticipation to check out the new space.

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President Barack Obama Makes Surprise Visit To Area School

“One of the things I did throughout my presidency was I’d meet with groups of young people everywhere I went, whether it was here in the United States or when I was traveling overseas, just to kind of hear from them, find out what they were interested in, because I do believe that most of the problems that we have are going to be solved by you,” Barack Obama told the students.

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Sloane Stephens Wins First Grand Slam Title At US Open

Stephens claimed victory in spite a troubling year with, what some considered, a “career-changing injury.” She was off the court for 11 months following a stress fracture in her left foot, which resulted in surgery. Stephens returned to the sport in July and was ranked 957 as late as last month.

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