We celebrate Cathy Hughes many major achievements over the years with a timeline of her biggest boss moves thus far. Check out a timeline of events inside.

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On Saturday (October 2), WOL News Talk 1450 in Washington D.C. celebrated its 42nd anniversary – a moment which showcased the perseverance and tenacity of its founder, Urban One maven Cathy Hughes.

Cathy Hughes is leaving behind a legacy most can only dream of. 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 TV, One Solution and Reach […]

A letter from Urban One, Inc. founder Cathy Hughes regarding the death of her close friend Aretha Franklin.

This week, all ears were turned in as drama transpired on-air between DC’s WKYS The Fam hosts Danni Starr, QuickSilva, and DJ 5’9. The incident began when Danni Starr was “ambushed” by her co-hosts who invited a woman she denied a babysitting job to the show. The results were a heated argument and Danni Starr […]


The stars of Media, Brian White, Pooch Hall, and Finesse Mitchell, also visited The Real to drop some quick spoilers about the upcoming film.

Radio One founder and mogul Cathy Hughes may be one of the most successful women in the media industry, but her humble beginnings serve as a continuous inspiration for her mission to help eradicate hunger.


Washington D.C. honored Cathy Hughes for her contributions to the community by renaming the corner of 4th & H Street “Cathy Hughes Corner.”