Industry Mover & Shaker Bobby Burwell Transitions From Radio One

Bobby Burwell, the Project Coordinator of the Radio One Corporate Sales Department, will leave his position on Friday, July 6, 2012.  The industry mover and shaker has been tapped as the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Soul World Entertainment (www.soulworldentertainment.com). The high-level position will capitalize on Burwell’s extensive entertainment experience.  He states, “I’m not leaving my Radio One Family, just assisting through my businesses should the need arise in the future…”  Desiring to focus more on family, the transition will allow Burwell to spend more time with his loved ones.

Prior to working for corporate, Bobby worked in the Washington D.C. market as the Promotions Coordinator for 4 years with stations WPRS/WMMJ/WKYS/WYCB/WOL. During his tenure with Radio One, he continued to work musically through his production company REB II Entertainment/Soul World Entertainment.  He scored music for Tyler Perry Production’s “WHY DID I GET MARRIED”, “THE FAMILY THAT PREYS” and in 2011, his musical work received the BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD at American Black Film Festival  for the movie “BROWN BABIES: The Mischlingskinder Story”(www.brownbabiesproject.com). This film will also be screened in Boston, Massachusetts, for the 2012 Roxbury Film Festival by onlookers from HBO, PBS, The History Channel and other national film companies.

When asked the question about “What’s next?” for Bobby Burwell, he replies, “Who knows what the future holds, but I ‘m grateful to God to have had an opportunity to work with Radio One and become the person I am today professionally.”

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