Urban One announces ‘Represent’ campaign with first initiative focused on health

June 20, 2018

We're the Campbells
“We’re the Campbells” cast members at the Los Angeles premiere of “We’re the Campbells” at Harmony Gold Theater in Los Angeles on June 11, 2018. (Photo by Earl Gibson III for TV One)

The following is a press release from Urban One:

Urban One announces their new ‘REPRESENT.’ campaign, a company-wide quarterly initiative that offers opportunities for Urban One’s Divisions and radio markets to work collectively in support of various causes in the markets and communities they serve. The first campaign is ‘REPRESENT. Men’s Health’ and will launch on Sunday, June 17 through July 24.  Activated across all of the company’s Divisions and markets’ on-air and digital platforms, ‘REPRESENT. Men’s Health’, is designed to provide information, resources and activities that promote men’s health featuring interviews with healthcare professionals and local market activations.

“We’re the Campbells” TV One’s new docu-series, premiering on Tuesday, June 19 will provide further support for the campaign.  The fourth episode, designated as the ‘REPRESENT’ episode airs on Tuesday, July 10, and highlights this initiative as Erica Campbell discusses the campaign on-air during her daily radio show. Additionally, on Tuesday, July 24, the “Repping for Men’s Health” episode will feature Warryn Campbell’s workout session and hear him speak about the various tenants of the ‘REPRESENT. Men’s Health’ campaign and why he is so passionate about it on a personal level.

“This important campaign honors the purpose and missions our founder, Mrs. Cathy Hughes, which is to amplify, represent and be of service to the African-American community,” says Alfred Liggins,Urban One’s Chief Executive Officer. “We couldn’t be prouder to bring all of our divisions together to kick it off with a cause like men’s health.  This is just the first of many campaigns as Urban One, through ‘REPRESENT’ is poised to make an impactful difference and raise awareness to effectuate change across many topics.”

An overview of the timeline and topics are as follows:

June 17- June 23

Health/Fitness – Diet & Exercise

June 19

“We’re the Campbells” Premiere

June 24 – 30

Blood Pressure/Cholesterol

July 1 – 7

Prostate Cancer

July 8 – 14


July 10

Episode 104 – “We’re the Campbells- REPRESENT.”

Features Erica Campbell on the air discussing the campaign

July 15 – 21


July 24

Episode 106 – “We’re the Campbells-Repping for Men’s Health”

Features Warryn Campbell’s workout sessions and an overview of the campaign

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