Interval Presents, Warner Music Group’s in-house podcast network, is announcing the launch of its latest series. Amplify Color, premiering Sept. 13, will chronicle the history of Black radio in 14 episodes hosted by veteran Atlanta DJ, two-time Emmy winner and Black Radio Hall of Fame member Ryan Cameron.
“Stepping into the world of Amplify Color has been an electrifying experience,” said Cameron in a statement. “As someone deeply rooted in the radio industry, I’m honored to host this incredible series that unravels the dynamic stories of radio luminaries. This podcast is not just about radio history, but about the unbreakable spirit that has driven change and inspired countless individuals. Join us as we journey through the remarkable tales that have woven the fabric of Black radio.”
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The cast of radio luminaries delving into Black radio’s past, present and future includes pioneers and contemporary stars such as Jack L. Cooper, Petey Greene, Cathy Hughes, Dyana Williams, Tom Joyner, Mr. Magic, Stretch and Bobbito, Robin Quivers, Big Boy, Sway Calloway, Wendy Williams and Charlamagne tha God. Also on tap: a bonus episode featuring the aforementioned Cameron and Allan Coye, senior vp, digital strategy & business development and GM of Interval Presents at Warner Music Group.
“This series embodies our commitment to amplify diverse voices through premium storytelling and is a great overlap with the industry that Interval Presents lives in,” commented Coye. “It underscores the vital contributions of icons who shaped the radio industry by shedding light on their lasting impact.”
As noted, the first episode of Amplify Color will premiere Wednesday, Sept. 13, on all major podcast platforms. Subsequent episodes will be released weekly on Wednesdays. The series is produced by audio-first media company Double Elvis.