Radio One mourns the passing of our friend and colleague, Tony Washington, VP of Advertising Sales for Reach Media.
It is hard to think of Radio One and not think of Tony Washington. He joined Radio One in 1991 when the company had just two radio stations in Washington, DC rising to General Manager of our Washington, DC radio stations and then VP of Advertising Sales. Tony was as loyal and trusted employee as you could ever want, who always fiercely advocated for and protected Radio One’s share of the advertising pie. We will sorely miss him. However, many of us will be comforted by our favorite recollections of Tony.
Tony Washington and I were very good friends. He was my first General Manager; he was the General Manager that was in charge when Radio-One purchased WYCB, so he came to our station in Downtown DC and told the staff all about Radio-One and what to expect when we got there.
R.I.P. — Tony Washington – we knew him as “T. Wash.”