American Urban Radio Networks

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American Urban Radio Networks is the result of a merger between the National Black Network, founded by Unity Broadcasting in 1973, and the Sheridan Broadcasting Network, founded in 1972 as the Mutual Black Network. The merger took place in the late 1980s. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, American Urban Radio Networks is an African American-owned network radio company in the United States. It is one of the largest networks reaching urban America, with more than 300 weekly shows, American Urban Radio Networks reaches an estimated 25 million listeners.

Through three programming networks and one marketing division, American Urban Radio Networks reaches more African-Americans than any other medium in America and produces more urban programming than all other broadcasting companies combined. American Urban Radio Networks broadcasts news, entertainment, sports and information programming to more than 475 radio stations nationwide.

It is the only African American broadcaster with a bureau in The White House. American Urban Radio Networks has offices in New York, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

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