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Howard University is set to rename its School of Communication after media maven, Cathy Hughes on Sunday, October 23rd at an official ceremony. The CEO/Founder of TV One talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the amazing achievement and how she first got her start in radio.

On rumors of her living in a radio station when she first started:

“I was in a sleeping bag in the studio on the floor. I lived in the station for 18 months.”

In addition to the renaming, TV One will pay homage to Mrs. Hughes with a News One Now Primetime Special airing October 18th and 19th and a One-on-One with Cathy Hughes Marathon airs October 19th on TV One.

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