Cathy Hughes

Radio One founder Cathy Hughes spoke with “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” today about the prospect of writing a book on her life and pioneering career. Hughes, who will be the recipient of McDonald’s 365 Black Award at the upcoming Essence Music Festival, said she hopes to get started on the book before the end […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)529 Bryant Street, NW When: Summer, 1977 What: When Cathy Hughes was the General Manager of Howard University’s WHUR, she urged Melvin Lindsey to use Smokey Robinson’s hypnotic “A Quiet Storm” as the theme music for a new format that featured laid back soul and R&B hits that […]

Radio One CEO/Founder Cathy Hughes has been named #2 in an impressive lineup of 30 Black women in media. Congratulations also goes out to the following from our Radio One family: 93.9 WKYS program director Neke Howse, Majic 102.3 and Praise 104.1 program director Jamillah Muhammad and the rest of our Radio One family who […]

Radio Facts have unveiled the list of the Top 30 Women in Media and Radio Founder Cathy Hughes placed second to Oprah Winfrey on the list! Other Radio One women also placed on the roster are Terri Thomas (Houston’s Program Director for 97.9 The Box and Praise 92.1), Dyanna Williams (Philly), Sybil Wilkes (TJMS), Jamillah […]

Ms. Drama caught up with Radio One’s founder, Cathy Hughes to discuss the vision of TV One and why they are focused on the positive portrayal of black people from a black perspective. Ms.Hughes critiqued Mo’Nique’s performance in “Precious” as “the worst portrayal of a black woman that’s ever been in cinema”. She also addressed […]

The 1990’s was a great decade for Radio One. During this time Catherine Hughes’ son Alfred Liggins III took over the company, taking it to new found heights.

The Radio one legacy begins with the flagship station WOL. In those days what we now know as Radio One was “Almic Broadcasting”; named after the sons of Catherine L Hughes and Dewey Hughes.

// Check out this exclusive interview with  Cathy Hughes about her exclusive TV One on One interview with Minister Louis Farrakhan, which airs Sunday, May 9 at 9PM (ET) on TV One: On Sunday, an historic episode of TV One-On-One with Cathy Hughes will debut a two-hour special with Min. Louis Farrakhan at 9pm EST. […]

TV One’s founder Cathy Hughes recently sat down with Best Supporting Actress Mo’Nique to discuss what it was like working on “Precious.”

Get the 411 on Chairwoman and Founder of Radio One Cathy Hughes.