"News One Now,""the first morning news program in history to focus on news and analysis of politics, entertainment, sports, and culture from an explicitly African American perspective, will premiere on TV One Monday, November 4, 9AM/ET," TVOne announced Thursday.
"Host and managing editor Roland S. Martin, the 2013 National Association of Black Journalists' Journalist of the Year and former host of TV One's long-running, award-winning weekly news program, Washington Watch with Roland Martin, leads News One Now doing what he does best: sifting through the headlines of the day to spotlight matters that greatly impact the African American community. . . ."
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"A local radio personality was killed in a car accident in Atlanta, Ga., Thursday morning,"Erica Jones wrote Thursday for WRC-TV in Washington.
"A veteran of more than 20 years in the media industry, Stewart most recently served as the News and Community Affairs Director for a cluster of Radio One stations in the D.C. area," WJLA-TV added.
"She was most often heard providing news updates on Radio One's D.C. affiliates, which include 93.3 WKYS, Praise 104.1, News Talk 1450, Majic 102.3 FM and Spirit 1340."
Stewart was a onetime resident of Prince George's County, Md. "County Executive Rushern Baker said in a statement that Stewart was a model citizen who always gave back. . . ."