Howard University honored Cathy Hughes, founder, and chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, with the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications yesterday. During an exclusive, star-studded extravaganza, the prestigious university commemorated her lifetime commitment to excellence.
Media icon Cathy Hughes is always looking on the bright side. As a 16-year-old teen mom, married at 17 and eventually divorced, she saw her son as a blessing and an inspiration to work harder. In the early ’80s she purchased Washington, D.C., station WOL-AM with the help of a Chemical Bank loan at a 28…
The university is expected to rename its School of Communications in honor of entrepreneur and radio and television personality Cathy Hughes. Last month the Howard University School of Communications celebrated its 45th anniversary. Now the school is set to be renamed the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, The Hilltop reports.
David Greene talks to NPR’s Guy Raz about the latest episode of the new podcast, “How I Built This.” In that episode, Raz talks to Cathy Hughes, who built a broadcasting empire from scratch.
Ask Cathy Hughes about where she lives and she’ll proudly tell you she’s a resident of the District of Columbia — and has been all her life. And she’ll likely tell you about her passionate efforts to bring statehood to D.C.
Black Enterprise: Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes Produces New Movie About A Black Media Family Dynasty
TV One will air “Media,” an original movie that captures the power struggles occurring within a wealthy, black-owned, family business. Fox’s Empire showed audiences the power struggles within a family-owned music company. Now Media is set to capture the secrets and stakes surrounding a family-owned communications business.
TV One has announced a new pilot from Radio One (later expanded into TV One) founder Cathy Hughes and Susan Banks titled Media. The “backdoor pilot” will revolve around a wealthy and powerful family battling the competitive challenges of keeping their status and position in the communications industry, and is scheduled to premiere in 2017.
Radio Ink is proud to announce that the 2016 recipient of its Lifetime Leadership award is Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One. An in- depth profile of Ms. Hughes and her professional accomplishments will be featured in the annual Top 40 issue of Radio Ink, which will be published on July 25. The award…
Black America Web: Cathy Hughes Excited About BMI Trailblazers Awards Honoring Gospel’s Greats Feb 21st On TV One
Founder of TV One and Radio One Cathy Hughes talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the exciting line up for the show and rewarding songwriters and artists for their work in the music industry.
Entertainment alone doesn’t cut it in the radio business, according to the woman who heads the biggest black-owned broadcast company in the U.S.