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Urban One – Creating Solutions for the Urban Community and Small Businesses
Samuel Tatum, Jr.
Director of Sales & Solutions
Radio One, Inc., a division of Urban One “Representing Black Culture”.
Samuel Tatum, Jr. has worked in the media sales industry for 17 years. Passionate about marketing, sales, and solutions he has worked in several capacities in both Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Having built a reputation as an enthusiastic leader, creative thinker, problem solver, and strategic planner, Samuel often says to people when describing his Career choice that this does not feel like work—it’s too much fun!
A graduate of Towson University with Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications and Marketing and having earned a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in International marketing from the University of Phoenix, ‘Tatum’ (as many call him), uses his education and experience to rise through the ranks of the broadcast industry. Samuel’s career started with CBS Radio as an Account Executive, and in 2003 he joined Radio One, Inc. for which he has held many positions: Account Executive, Local Sales Manager, NTR Manager, Digital Sales Director, General Sales Manager, and now the Director of Sales & Solutions for the Washington, DC cluster.
Samuel fulfillment in his current role comes from training and developing talented industry leaders, and developing socially relevant programs that impact the African American community, that have led to record breaking success in his cluster’s market performance.
An avid learner and someone who believe in the power of knowledge, in June 2016 Samuel graduated from the National Association of Broadcasters, Broadcast Leadership Training, a 10-month program which equips individuals with the knowledge to be excellent operators, and leaders in the field of broadcast.
Known for his style, smile and sizzle, Samuel Tatum, Jr. looks forward to continued growth in the industry. A person of strong faith, morals and ethics, he believes that you always win when you play the game clean. He is optimistic about being an individual that will help shape and define the direction of media. “With God all things are possible”, and in Samuel’s eyes, the possibilities are endless.
Email | Phone: 301-429-4614
When emailing Samuel Tatum regarding partnership or to be added to his services database please include BMWOC podcast in the subject line.