Media mogul Cathy Hughes will seal her legacy as one of the greatest media personalities in American history on April 8, when she is officially inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
The founder of Radio One, now Silver Spring-based Urban One — and the first black woman to take a company public — will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame, the NAB announced Wednesday.
Cathy Hughes broke the glass ceiling in 1980 when she founded the media company Radio One, starting with Washington, D.C. AM talk outlet WOL. Nearly 40 years later, Hughes presides as chairperson of Urban One Inc., the umbrella entity for Radio One (now the largest African American-owned-and-operated radio chain), sister television network TV One and…
Cathy Hughes, was honored in her hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, where she received several recognitions for her life of service. Some of the highlights are listed below with photos and video from the various occasions. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Cathy Hughes visited the Omaha Star newspaper, where she worked as a teenager and Duchesne Academy…
NYC Mission Society gathered on Tuesday, April 24th to celebrate over 200 years of service to NYC’s most underserved communities of children through education, work internships, and music education through the annual Champions For Children Gala. Urban One, Inc. Founder and Chairman Cathy Hughes was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Cathy Hughes, who should be a household name in her hometown of Omaha, is eager to return next week for two full days of public activity — both serious and fun.
Via: The Washington Post When Cora Masters Barry met Steven Weitzman in 2016, she knew only two things about him. She knew that he was the artist selected by the city to create a bronze sculpture of her late husband, four-time Washington Mayor Marion Barry. And she knew that he was white. Barry admired Weitzman’s…
Founded in 1976, the African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first cultural institution funded and built by a major municipality to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans. Throughout its 40-year history, AAMP has remained committed to telling the story of African Americans from pre-Colonial times to the current day.
In recognition of Black History Month, the Ford-Employees African Ancestry Network presented its 36th Annual Black History Month Celebration on Friday at the Henry Hotel in Dearborn. Some 800 guests shelled out $60 for general admission or $150 VIP to enjoy the evening featuring Radio One founder Cathy Hughes as keynote speaker.
The premiere of TV One’s original movie Media left us clinging to the edge of our seats and clutching our pearls while we watched the backstabbing, family drama, plot twists and unexpected bloodshed unfold before our eyes.