Beginning Thursday, January 2, 2014, The Tom Joyner Morning Show will debut on Cox Media Group’s HOT 106.5 “Duval's Adult R&B” (WHJX).
Joyner's program, known as the daily “Party with a Purpose”, delivers an entertaining show of information, entertainment, and empowerment including a who's who of contributors, artists, and leaders in the community. The Tom Joyner Morning Show features co-host Sybil Wilkes and J. Anthony Brown as well as contributors including Reverend Al Sharpton, Roland Martin, Don Lemon, Jacque Reid, and Mellody Hobson.
Tom Joyner stated, “I’m excited to make the move to HOT 106.5 because they really know how to serve the Jacksonville community. Duval has always been one of my favorite audiences and we’re going to keep the party with a purpose going on the best new station in Florida!”
The first of its kind in the Jacksonville market, HOT 106.5 entertains listeners with an Urban Gold format featuring core artists like Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Isley Brothers, The O'Jays and Stevie Wonder. The Tom Joyner Morning Show can be streamed online weekdays from 6am-10am ET on www.myhot995.com.
About HOT 106.5 HOT 106.5 is owned and operated by Cox Media Group, Inc. and the new home of the legendary Tom Joyner Morning Show. HOT 106.5 is Duval's Adult R&B Station featuring the very best in music from artists like Anita Baker, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Earth, Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson and more. HOT 106.5 also provides sales and marketing services to the greater Jacksonville Metropolitan market through on-air, digital and event marketing solutions.
About the Tom Joyner Morning Show The nation’s #1 syndicated urban morning show, which airs on over 100 radio stations reaching nearly 8 million listeners, has distinguished itself over the years as continuously giving back to its audience with quality programming, highly popular promotions, special events and philanthropy. Since 1999, Joyner has raised more than $60 million to help keep students in historically black colleges and universities with the Tom Joyner Foundation. Joyner's website BlackAmericaweb.com generally logs more than 16 million page views on a monthly basis; with exclusive content from the top radio shows in urban radio along with news, entertainment, and lifestyle reports relevant to the black community. The show is distributed by REACH Media, Inc.
About Cox Media Group Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that include the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps.Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.