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Kizart Media Partners wins bid for 50,000 Watt FM station license in Cleveland, Miss.

(September 16, 2015) Sherman K. Kizart, founder and managing director of Kizart Media Partners, Inc., has announced that his company has the winning bid for the C-2 license for a 50,000 Watt Radio Station in his hometown of Cleveland, Mississippi. Kizart is considered an advertising and broadcasting guru whose national media and sales consulting firm is located in Chicago, Illinois.

"This is a natural extension of my 25-year career in the industry," said Kizart. Radio station ownership has always represented the next level to me. It is a blessing to have this opportunity, especially since Cleveland, Mississippi has been my hometown for four generations. It proves that you really can go home again."

Kizart is a member of Federal Communications Commission's Advisory Committee on Diversity in the Digital Age. Kizart is admired for his leadership as an urban sales and marketing expert to some of the leading advocacy organizations in the U.S.

Prior to founding Kizart Media Partners, Inc. he worked for Interep, Inc. as senior vice president and director of urban sales. KMP annually hosts the Power of Urban Radio Forum in partnership with the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters in Washington, D.C.

Kizart has received numerous awards and honors for his expert wisdom and vision in the industry. He is Chairman of Radio Ink Magazine's Urban Advisory Council. He is also seated on the Board of Visitors at the Howard University John H. Johnson School of Communications. He was awarded the radio industry's highest recognition, the Radio Wayne Award. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, and is Director of Development for Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.


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