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Congrats to Clear Channel Radio Chicago market manager Earl Jones and syndicated talk show host Steve Harvey (whose show airs on Clear Channel Radio's WVAZ-FM (102.7). They have been singled out as among the most influential African Americans in radio by the trade publication Radio Ink. In his blurb in the publication, Harvey said: "I believe that leaders need a clear vision and purpose. At the same time, it's a group effort -- you need a trusted team supporting you in order to achieve your goals." In his blurb in RI, Jones said: "A good manager creates a positive, creative environment where everyone can achieve, grow and succeed."

Steve Harvey is going to be one busy man come next fall. In addition to hosting his syndicated radio talk show, which airs in morning drive on urban adult contemporary WVAZ-FM (102.7) in Chicago, Harvey has inked a deal to host the nationally-syndicated "Family Feud" game show when it begins its 12th season next fall. "With his talent, authenticity and innate ability to connect with audiences from all walks of life, Steve exemplifies the spirit and appeal of 'Family Feud'," said Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia North America, which produces "Family Feud."

Harvey began his successful stand-up comedy career in the mid-1980's, which led to a long stint as host of "It's Showtime at the Apollo," as well as multiple television sitcoms, including "Me and the Boys" on ABC and "The Steve Harvey Show on the WB. The "Steve Harvey Morning Show" is currently heard daily by over 7 million listeners in over 64 markets.

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