New York City, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2004
Inner City Broadcasting Corporation (ICBC) owns and operates 18 urban-formatted radio stations in the top African-American radio markets including flagship WBLS 107.5FM the home of "The Wendy Williams Experience" in New York, NY, KBLX-FM (San Francisco), HOT103.9 and BIG DM (Columbia, SC)
"Inner City brings 33-years of entertainment excellence and media expertise to the publishing industry by selecting the 'right' partner to reposition three-year old title on hiatus, INNERCITY magazine. ICBC is extending our brand to create a premier urban entertainment publishing, offline/online promotion and marketing targeting the entertainment-hungry consumers 16-34 year olds. We chose a young man of "extraordinary foresight", 19-year old business and young marketing guru Farrah Gray to redesign the magazine," said Pierre Sutton, chairman of the board of Inner City Broadcasting Corporation.
"Being a part of the urban culture, I believe INNERCITY will have the right edge, the right point of view and the right flavor to satisfy my generation's appetite," says, Gray.
INNERCITY, “The Ultimate Urban Entertainment Magazine,” a brilliant picture-led glossy, is the pipeline for the passionate universe of urban entertainment-focused, music-centric global connoisseurs around the globe. INNERCITY’s editorial DNA mixes-it-up with a variety of intriguing stories that go behind the lyrics, songs and music permeating popular culture worldwide. From an insiders' point-of-view, INNERCITY highlights the hottest Hip-Hop, R&B and Soul chart-topping artists, their producers, video directors and other urban entertainment movers and shakers.
INNERCITY is published every six weeks (8 times a year). The new INNERCITY Magazine is on newsstands now with a cover price of $2.99 and newsstand circulation of 300,000.
INNERCITY is globally distributed through agreements with Source Interlink IPD and Hudson News Group to major book, music and video chain stores, such as Barnes & Noble, B Dalton, Hastings, Shinder’s, Sam Goody, and Media Play locations, including nationwide urban retails stores, airports and college bookstores. International specialty distributors deliver to overseas special retail outlets and newsstands. INNERCITY directly distributes during Inner City Broadcasting urban radio market events and special online innercitymagazine.com gift-subscription promotions.
About Inner City Broadcasting Corporation (ICBC)
Inner City Media Corporation is the holding company for ICBC Broadcast Holdings, Inc., founded in 1971 is the largest privately-held radio broadcasting company in the United States that primarily targets African-Americans. The Company owns and operates 18 radio stations in six markets:
LOCATION RADIO STATION
New York WBLS -FM, WLIB -AM
Berkeley/San Francisco, CA KBLX -FM, KVVN -AM, KVTO -AM
Columbia, SC WWDM -FM, WMFX -FM, WARQ -FM, WHXT-FM, WZMJ-FM, WOIC -AM
Ft Lauderdale, FL WSRF -AM
Jackson, MS WJMI -FM, WKXI -FM, WOAD -AM, WKXI -AM, WYJS -FM
Philadelphia, PA WHAT -AM
About Farrah Gray, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of INNERCITY Magazine
Mr. Farrah Gray is CEO of FG Entertainment and Author of "Reallionaire", Contributing Author to Chicken Soup for the African-American Soul both books published by Health Communications Incorporated (HCI) publisher of the New York Times Best-Seller Chicken Soup for the Soul Series Fall 2004.
Gray served as the former Chair of the Young Adult Community of OneNetNow.com funded by Yucaipa Companies, LLC. The culturally diverse online community board included the Honorable Percy Sutton, Edward James Olmos, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, and Sammy Sosa.
He founded NE2W U.S.A (New Early Entrepreneur Wonders University Student & Alumni) Venture Capital Search Fund headquartered on Wall Street since 1998. His accomplishments have been chronicled magazine and newspaper articles, CBS, NBC, and FOX television special reports and The Montel Williams Show. Gray has served a three-year term as the youngest member of the United Way Board of Directors.