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Madison repeats as top black talker in country

By Staff

ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2012, 9 a.m.Syndicated talk radio host Joe Madison today repeated as the top black talker in the country two years in a row, according to an annual survey of radio listeners.

Madison was top voted among BlackTalkers.com "Talented 10" in talk radio.

His "Black Eagle" morning program airs on Sirius XM Satellite Radio's 128 The Power and Washington, D.C.'s WOL-AM.

The top five talk show host on the list had programs heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio's The Power.

Atlanta's WAOK-AM's Derrick Boazman also finished as the top local talk show host in the country for a second year. CBS Radio-owned WAOK was the only radio station to have multiple host on the list.

Philadelphia's WURD-AM's Program Director Stephanie Renée was the top woman on the list.

The BlackTalkers.com's "Talented 10" list is a week long survey of talk radio listeners with nearly 400 votes cast. Listeners selected their favorite talk star from a list of more than 40 names and could even write-in candidates. Listeners, however, could not vote twice and could not view the results until now.

Below are the 2012 Black Talkers "Talented 10" (Radio):

1. Joe Madison - Sirius XM Satellite Radio/WOL-AM - 40% (158 votes)

2. Rob Redding - GCN/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 14.4% (57 votes)

3. Warren Ballentine - Syndication One/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 9.1% (36 votes)

4. George Wilson - Syndication One/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 7.6% (30 votes)

5. Al Sharpton - Syndication One/Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 5.6% (22 votes)

6. Derrick Boazman - WAOK-AM - 5.1% (20 votes)

7. Stephanie Renée - WURD-AM - 2.5% (10 votes)

8. Mark Thompson - Sirius XM Satellite Radio - 2.3% (9 votes)

9. Andre Eggelletion - US Talk Network - 2.0% (8 votes)

10. Mo Ivory - WAOK-AM - 1.5% (6 votes)

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Click here to view the PDF of all votes cast.

BlackTalkers.com is owned and operated by RCI.


   


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