Ramses Ja to Host New BIN: Black Information Network Daily Podcast” Our Daily Story with Ramses Ja”
Anchor Andrea Coleman Elevated to News Director
NEW YORK – February 2, 2022 — BIN: Black Information Network, the 24/7 comprehensive national audio news network dedicated to providing an objective, accurate and trusted source of continual news with a Black voice and perspective, announced today that renowned media personality Ramses Ja will be joining the network as the host of The Black Information Network’s “Our Daily Story with Ramses Ja,” a new daily podcast. “Our Daily Story with Ramses Ja” will feature Black journalists from across America telling the most meaningful stories of the day, from their perspective. The daily talk-show style podcast will premiere later this month, with new episodes launching every weekday morning. Listeners will be able to hear the podcast on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
“I’m excited to be partnering with BIN: Black Information Network,” said Ja. “This partnership helps show the company’s commitment to helping create a more equitable experience for Black people in this country, and the other projects we have in the works are also sure to continue that trend.”
Ramses Ja is a renowned media personality who has been in the industry since 2005, earning six “Best of Phoenix” awards from the Phoenix New Times over the years. As a philanthropist, Ja co-founded The Change Society and hosted a monthly homeless outreach program called Hashtag Lunch Bag for ten years. In addition, Ja is also the host of “Civic Cipher,” a nationally syndicated podcast designed to give a voice to Black people in spaces where their culture is celebrated but little civic engagement takes place.
In addition, BIN: Black Information Network is excited to announce that Andrea Coleman, previously News Anchor for the network, has been elevated to News Director, effective immediately. As News Director, Coleman will be responsible for leading day to day newsroom operations, reporter and anchor development, and coordinating live news and specialty programming. She will be based in Atlanta, reporting to Tanita Myers, VP/News Operations for the Black Information Network.
Coleman joined iHeartMedia as an anchor/reporter for the Black Information Network in the summer of 2020 with 30 years of experience in the communications industry. A seasoned journalist, Coleman also has experience in publishing, founding and operating a community magazine that celebrated the history and excellence of the Black community. A longtime resident of Atlanta, Georgia, Coleman is familiar with the issues of the Black community and is committed to helping give voice and expression to its success.
“I welcome the opportunity to serve as News Director of the Black Information Network and to continue to be a part of the dynamic team of Black professional’s wo have made the Network a relevant, trusted source of news and information for our community,” said Coleman. “We look forward to keeping our listeners informed and educated on all matters important to the Black experience.”
“As BIN: Black Information Network continues to grow, I am thrilled to have Ramses Ja and Andrea Coleman as part of our team,” said Tony Coles, President of BIN: Black Information Network. “They are incredibly talented, with proven track records, and dedication to delivering significant and trusted news coverage to the Black community. I know they will contribute to the network's mission and ongoing success.”
About BIN: Black Information Network
BIN: Black Information Network is the first and only 24/7 national and local all-news audio service dedicated to providing an objective, accurate and trusted source of continual news coverage with a Black voice and perspective. BIN is enabled by the resources, assets and financial support of iHeartMedia and the support of its Founding Partners: Bank of America, CVS Health, GEICO, Lowe’s, McDonald’s USA, Sony, 23andMe and Verizon. BIN is focused on service to the Black community to help foster communication, accountability and deeper understanding.