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