The media maven and veteran industry leader celebrates her birthday Friday.

We celebrate Urban One founder Cathy Hughes' 75th birthday, through pictures of her over her long and celebrated career as a pioneer in media.

Cathy Hughes

We celebrate Cathy Hughes, media maven and Urban One founder, on her 75th birthday.

Our parent company, Radio One, turned 42! Co-founded by radio pioneer Cathy Hughes, Radio One (now UrbanOne) has served Black audiences for over four decades.


“It's no longer about getting an opportunity. I think it's about making your own opportunities,” said Matsoukas.

Cathy Hughes may not be a celebrity, but she’s definitely a star. That’s why MONARCH magazine, a premiere lifestyle and fashion brand, selected her to grace the cover of their 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 Media), has […]

Cathy Hughes continues to make strides in radio. The UrbanOne founder was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame, making her the first Black woman to be inducted into the radio category. Per the official press release, Hughes grew Urban One, formerly known as Radio One, into the largest African-American […]

“Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture," which honors the media mogul's legacy, opened on June 8.

The NYC Mission Society presents Cathy Hughes with their Lifetime Achievement Award.

TV One's original movie 'Media' brought the drama, twists and turns.

From sex and lies to family drama, TV One's 'Media' is about to be your favorite new guilty TV pleasure.