Cathy Hughes

Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting media mogul Cathy Hughes. Birth Date: April 22, 1947 Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska Fun Facts:  Cathy founded Radio One (now known as Urban One) in 1980, and today is the chairman of the billion dollar company that operates in 16 markets with 54 stations Cathy has 1 son, Alfred Liggins, […]

Cathy Hughes, the Founder and Chairperson of Urban One, Inc., has been announced as the recipient of the 2018 Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award. Ms. Hughes will be honored at the Broadcasters Foundation of America‘s annual breakfast on Wednesday, April 11 at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, during The NAB Show. The Lowry […]

Radio One Founder, Cathy Hughes is set to appear on today’s The Real to talk about her new made for television movie Media. An original movie, Media was executive produced by Hughes and chronicles many of the challenges and adventures faced by a family-owned communications business. Media stars Brian White, Penny Johnson-Jerald, Pooch Hall, Gary Dourdan, and explores […]

The hour-long primetime special, Cathy Hughes One on One: A NewsOne Special, premiered Tuesday on TV One.

Radio One founder Cathy Hughes explains how Erica Campbell has impressed her throughout her successful career, and how she helped Cathy with her gospel symposium and other aspects of Radio One. She also muses about her love for GRIFF, reveals that she tries to book him any chance she gets, and even brings up one […]

According to a new poll, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is edging out Donald Trump in the presidential race. The survey, conducted by CNN/ORC, revealed that Clinton’s rating increased by 7 points following the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is now in the lead with 52 percent, while Trump lags behind with 43 percent. There has also […]

Exclusive video below… At 10-years-old, Mrs. Cathy Hughes manufactured and sold soap puppies that not only landed her first place in a Junior Achievement (JA) business competition,…

Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One (the parent company of this site), weighed in with some valuable words on the Black Lives Matter movement, which has often made headlines for its action in regards to efforts in Baltimore and Ferguson, and has spurred a national dialogue about race relations in America. Despite peaceful protests, circulating petitions, and […]

H Street in Washington D.C. wasn’t always known for its vibrant store fronts and electic mix of cultured professionals, celebrating life. There was a period in time when…