Cathy Hughes

Source: Courtesy of MONARCH Magazine / other: Cathy Hughes may not be a celebrity, but she’s definitely a star. That’s why MONARCH magazine, a premier lifestyle and fashion brand, selected her to grace the cover of its Winter 2019/2020 issue. Hughes, the founder and chairwoman of Urban One (the parent company of Radio One, TV One, iOne Digital, CLEO […]

via GetUpMornings: TV One will air REPRESENT: 40 YEARS OF NURTURING CHANGE WITH CATHY HUGHES, sponsored by Lexus, immediately preceding the show at 7 P.M. ET/6C. Hosted by Hughes, the TV One special features in-depth one-on-one conversations with actor Billy Porter and activist Rev. Al Sharpton, highlighting their lasting impact on black culture. The special also includes […]

Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting media mogul Cathy Hughes. Source: Press / Urban One 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 […]

Source: Radio One Inc. / Radio One Inc. Our fearless leader, Urban One founder Cathy Hughes will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame! Ms. Hughes will be inducted at the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner at the 2019 NAB SHOW in LAS VEGAS on APRIL 8th. Hughes began her radio career in her hometown of […]

via PraiseDC/WOLDCNEWS: Urban One founder Cathy Hughes teamed up with Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Valarie Jarrett, Senior Advisor for the Obama Administration, for an important conversation at the Maternal and Infant Health Summit on Wednesday. Read: Mayor Bowser Convenes National Leaders at DC’s First-Ever Mayoral Maternal and Infant Health Summit The trio spoke about why black women are less informed and more […]

via globalgrind: Today the world lost an amazing, legendary woman. Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed away at the age of 76. Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc., has issued a statement regarding the death of her close friend. Read her statement below: Today I join my community, my industry and the […]

via .omaha: 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. The 1964 graduate of Duchesne Academy, who once lived in an Omaha housing project, became the founder and chair of black-oriented radio, TV […]

via praisephilly: Before Cathy Hughes even took a single step on stage to accept her lifetime achievement award from the NYC Mission Society this week, the accolades were already pouring in. Mission Society President Elsie McCabe Thompson described Hughes as simply “amazing.” A “transformer “ and “trailblazer,” said Don Peebles, an entrepreneur and recipient of the same […]

via getupmornings: Cathy Hughes is an entrepreneur and founder of Urban One. She recently spoke with Erica Campbell about receiving the Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcast award. Cathy is so excited because she just isn’t the first African-American to receive it, but also the first woman She also spoke about working with people such as Erica that help promote […]

via praisedc: 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 […]

via mypraiseatl: It taks one moment for your life to change and that moment for Echelon Knoxx came from Urban One founder Cathy Hughes. After listening to one of his early songs, Ms. Hughes help Knoxx get on a bigger platfrom thus helping the young man’s music ministry expand. Knoxx talks about that moment and more with Willie Moore, […]

via eurweb: Urban One/TV One founder and chair Cathy Hughes is set to receive the Legacy Award at L.A. Focus’ 20th Annual First Ladies High Tea, LA Focus reports. The event will take place on Saturday, November 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where Hughes will be honored along with gospel superstar CeCe Winans, Congresswoman Karen Bass and first […]