Angie Martinez Signs With NY’s Power 105 After Quitting Competitor Hot 97

Well that was fast!

After announcing her resignation from New York radio station Hot 97 on Wednesday (June 18), listeners began speculating Angie Martinez’s next move. Well folks, the radio host legend has signed on with the competition, NY’s Power 105.1, in hopes of expanding her brand.

“I want to thank, Thea Mitchem, Tom Poleman and Doc Wynter for this incredible opportunity,” Martinez said in a statement. “I’m excited to join Power 105.1 in New York and The Beat in Miami and expand my brand even further in the coming months.”

“Angie is the Queen of New York City radio — she is an incredible talent who continues to blaze trails and we are excited to have her join the team at Power 105.1 and The Beat in Miami,” Thea Mitchem, senior vice president of Programming — Major Markets for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, adds. “Angie has a long, successful history and we look forward to expanding her distinctive style and compelling content to more of our listeners.”

Martinez will continue to air in the afternoons in her new spot, Angie Afternoons, from 2pm-6pm; the show will also air on 103.5 The Beat in Miami.

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