Charlamagne tha God, Wendy Williams, Big Boy, Sway Calloway, and Petey Greene are among the trailblazers whose stories are told by 2x Emmy winner, the host of “Voice of Atlanta,” a member of the Georgia and Black Radio Hall of Fame and long-time Atlanta DJ, as he unpacks their trials and triumphs in the radio industry
Trailer available HERE, series to launch September 13 on all major audio platforms
Interval Presents, Warner Music Group’s (WMG) in-house podcast network, today unveiled details and released the trailer for its new series “Amplify Color.” The series, hosted by Ryan Cameron, a 2x Emmy winner, the host of “Voice of Atlanta,” a member of the Georgia and Black Radio Hall of Fame and long-time Atlanta DJ, will premiere Wednesday, September 13, 2023. It will not only highlight modern trailblazers such as Charlamagne tha God, Wendy Williams, Big Boy, and Sway Calloway but also pays tribute to past icons like Jack L. Cooper and Petey Greene. Produced by Double Elvis, the series chronicles the history of Black radio through the story of those who made a long-lasting impact on the medium we know and love today. “Amplify Color” joins Interval Presents’ growing slate of audio programming at the intersection of music, pop culture and social impact.
The full series lineup includes 14 episodes on The Foundation of Black Radio, Jack L. Cooper, WERD: America’s 1st Black Owned Radio Station, Petey Greene, Cathy Hughes, Dyana Williams, Tom Joyner, Mr. Magic, Stretch and Bobbito, Robin Quivers, Big Boy, Sway Calloway, Wendy Williams, and Charlamagne tha God. There will also be a bonus episode featuring host Ryan Cameron and Allan Coye, SVP, Digital Strategy & Business Development and GM of Interval Presents at Warner Music Group.
“Stepping into the world of ‘Amplify Color’ has been an electrifying experience. As someone deeply rooted in the radio industry, I’m honored to host this incredible series that unravels the dynamic stories of radio luminaries. This podcast is not just about radio history, but about the unbreakable spirit that has driven change and inspired countless individuals,” expressed Ryan Cameron, host of ‘Amplify Color’ series. “Join us as we journey through the remarkable tales that have woven the fabric of Black radio.”
Interval Presents’ commitment to reaching new audiences is reflected in its dedication to creating authentic, culture-forward content. Through this new podcast, the network is broadening its programming to engage with a diverse range of listeners who are looking for audio content that reflects various identities, viewpoints, and perspectives on culture, life, and society.
“This series embodies our commitment to amplify diverse voices through premium storytelling and is a great overlap with the industry that Interval Presents lives in. It underscores the vital contributions of icons who shaped the radio industry by shedding light on their lasting impact,” said Allan Coye, General Manager of Interval Presents and WMG’s Senior Vice President of Digital Strategy & Business Development. “Amplify Color is an immersive exploration of history, culture, and transformation.”
Listen to the “Amplify Color” podcast trailer and find key art HERE. The first episode will premiere Wednesday, September 13, 2023 on all major podcast platforms. New episodes will be released weekly on Wednesdays following the launch.