Frank Ski Back On Radio At D.C.’s WHUR
Frank Ski has a new gig back on the radio September 9! Well, it’s not in Atlanta just yet, the popular Atlanta morning radio personality will be headed to DC. Steve Harvey, the syndicated morning host who is based out of Atlanta and a friend of Ski’s, announced on WHUR at 7:43 a.m. today that Ski will be part of the urban station, calling the two of them the “twin towers.
Read the press release below and find out the deets!
Radio Veteran Frank Ski Lands Afternoon Drive Show on WHUR 96.3 FM ATLANTA, GA (August 19, 2013) – After months of anticipation and speculation, WHUR 96.3FM – Howard University announced today the new host of its coveted afternoon drive show is television and radio veteran Frank Ski. He will make his debut on the flagship Howard University Radio Network on Monday, September 9th at 3 p.m. Ski, a familiar voice to the Washington region, beat out nearly a dozen other radio vets in “WHUR’s Next Big Voice Contest,” where listeners each week voted for their favorite radio personality. “We are thrilled to welcome Frank to the WHUR family and we look forward to him bringing his love for radio and the community to the Washington region,” said Howard University Radio Network General Manager Jim Watkins.
“The Frank Ski Show” will be a mix of music; news and celebrity interviews; community activism; and lots of prizes and giveaways, giving listeners a well-balanced and intellectual perspective of urban radio. “DC is like home for me. This is going to be a powerful show that will feature buzz-worthy pop culture and political topics ranging from election coverage to the latest antics of reality television,” said Ski. Ski has a proven record of community engagement. He has served as host and spokesperson for several charitable and educational initiatives, including the Civil Rights Walk of Fame, Rainbow Push Coalition, The Latin American Association, and 100 Black Men. His “Frank Ski’s Kids Foundation” believes in
exposing kids to their future through the arts, science, technology and athletics. The foundation has provided financial assistance to youth for over 10 years.
Ski began his radio career in Washington in the early 1990s before moving on to Baltimore and then to Atlanta in 1998 where he ruled the airwaves for over 14 years. “The Frank Ski Show” from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. rounds out WHUR’s weekday programs that include “The Steve Harvey Morning Show”
“Midday’s with Triscina Grey,” “The Daily Drum with Harold Fisher,” and “The Original Quiet Storm with Jeff Brown.” Keep up with Frank Ski on Facebook and Twitter @FrankSki. Follow WHUR @whur93 on Facebook and on Twitter @whurfm.