*Miles Ahead Broadcasting is pleased to announce that Café Mocha Radio continues to expand its market reach with the addition of Washington, DC’s WHUR 96.3 FM, Richmond, VA’s Radio One WKJS/WKJM-FM Columbus, Georgia’s WKZJ92.7FM, Brunswick GA WBGA/B92.7 Jams’, KZWA-FM in Lake Charles, LA and KKST-FM Alexandria, LA.
In recent months, today’s hottest celebrities from Kevin Hart, The Braxtons, Mary Mary, Michael Ealy, Mike Epps, Jordin Sparks and Paula Patton; to health aficionados Dr. Drew and Dr. Oz have been featured on the weekly weekend show.
Café Mocha Radio will increase its audience and hold the distinction of being the only syndicated show to air across the entire WHUR Network experience; that includes WHUR’s Sirius XM, HUR Voices channel 141, WHUR-World HD and the new Saturday morning slot on WHUR 96.3FM.
The nation’s only show for women of color made its debut on the Davis Broadcasting station WKZJ 92.7 in Columbus, Georgiain May where it has fast-become a Saturday afternoon staple. Says WKZJ Operations Manager Carl Conner, “We’re looking for Café Mocha to enhance our appeal among female listeners with its fresh, relatable content, exclusive entertainment coverage, and localized news segments.”
“I was immediately intrigued by the concept of Café Mocha being from a female perspective, so when I first heard MC Lyte, funny lady Loni Love, and Angelique bring their own brand of entertainment and news together, I knew my female listeners would be hooked,” says Yolanda Neely, Program Director at WBGA/B92.7Jams.
In addition to bringing on affiliates inNorfolk,VA and Memphis,TN earlier in the year, Café Mocha remains on New York City’s WBLS 107.5 FM following its merger with WRKS 98.7 FM. The show has enjoyed top ratings in its weekend time slot with both male and female demographics thanks to PPM-friendly new features “Espresso” minute, the “Swag Award” and the “Lyte Mix.”
Recent Café Mocha specials include backstage exclusives with the cast of Steve Harvey’s “Think Like a Man,” “Live at the 2012 Essence Music Festival,” Backstage at the “Soul Man,” wrap party with Cedric the Entertainer and Niecy Nash, and Behind the Screen with the cast of the highly-anticipated film “Sparkle.” These exclusive entertainment segments, coupled with localized news updates, have been the catalyst for Café Mocha’s rapid new market additions that rival only that of Steve Harvey and Rickey Smiley’s nationally syndicated morning shows, respectively. Upcoming fall promotions include a “Girlfriends” retreat in the Bahamas and women’s empowerment seminars. “As a show led by women our goal is to make sure we deliver relevant, fun and unique content with promotions that empower our sisters,” says executive producer Sheila Eldridge.
For more information, visit www.cafemocharadio.com; Twitter @cafemocharadio; YouTube: Cafemocharadio and on Facebook www.facebook.com/cafemocharadio. Café Mocha to Go- on Demand App can be downloaded on any iPhone, Smartphone or tablet’s app store.
About the Café Mocha Radio Show:
Café Mocha is the brainchild of award-winning media veteran Sheila Eldridge. Created by and for Women of Color and syndicated nationally in over 25 markets and on Sirius/XM channel 141, Café Mocha is heard in major markets of New York, Chicago and Washington, DC, the show airs weekends and is co-hosted by two-time Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist MC Lyte, actress/comedienne Loni Love (E! Entertainment’s “Chelsea Lately”), and broadcast veteran Angelique Perrin. This high-energy, two-hour show features the latest in urban music, lively chats from an unabashedly women’s perspective, no-holds barred advice and exclusive interviews with top performers, celebrities, politicians and civic leaders. Café Mocha represented by Cumulus Media Networks for advertising sales is the only national show that speaks directly to African-American women, ages 25 to 54 who represent a combined buying power of more than $1.2 trillion.
About Miles Ahead Broadcasting:
Café Mocha is a production of Miles Ahead Broadcasting Inc. a subsidiary of Miles Ahead Entertainment. Miles Ahead Entertainment (MAE), a New Jersey-based urban marketing and public relations firm, has developed and launched highly successfully broadcast cross-promotions campaigns for its diverse client base that includes Sprint 4G, Boost Mobile, Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo Company, Rojo Marketing and Artistry Music Group. As a marketing and public relations agency, MAE has added broadcast marketing integration to its roster of specialized services of consumer and lifestyle marketing, and event management.
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