Derek Harper

Derek Harper, PD of urban AC “Majic107.5” WAMJ, has been elevated to Operations Manager for Radio One Atlanta. Harper adds oversight to urban contemporary “Hot 107.9” WHTA, urban gospel “Praise 102.5” WPZE and urban oldies WAMJ-HD2.

 “Derek knows the Atlanta market better than anyone I know,” Regional VP/GM Tim Davies said in a release. “He has been key to    the growth of our top-rated urban AC Majic 107.5 and

Praise 102.5, and now he can successfully lead the entire programming team.”

Harper replaces “Hurricane” Dave Smith, who exited in August.