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…Details
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…Details
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.Details
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.Details
MEDIA STATEMENT Silver Spring, MD…March 10, 2018 – Yesterday I co-hosted The Fam on WKYS 93.9 FM in Washington D.C. with the female talent of this station as an act of solidarity to support the show’s co-host Danni Starr who was placed in an embarrassing situation on live radio Thursday – International Women’s Day. The…Details
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…Details