Radio One 30th Anniversary


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On International Women’s Day, women all across the nation with protest through a one-day strike demonstration of economic solidarity. Anyone, anywhere, can participate on March 8th in one or all of the following ways: Wear RED in solidarity women Women, do not engage in paid and unpaid labor Avoid spending money (with exceptions for small, […]

Radio One’s 30th Anniversary is all about giving back to our communities. On October 14, 2010 our Corporate staff visited the DC Central Kitchen to help prepare meals for the homeless.

“It is not enough for us to do our very best. We must do what is required of the situation.” – Cathy Hughes, 2005 Radio One continued to grow over the next decade. By the year of 2002 Radio One’s portfolio contained 63 stations, and by 2003 Radio One formed a joint venture with Comcast […]

Radio One has always been dedicated to it’s community, in every market that we operate. Over the years our stations have done some outstanding work in the community, here are some photos highlighting our markets and their community outreach efforts.

“We grow, we prosper, we do some incredibly wonderful things for the community. We call ourselves a family of stations. The common denominator is ONE family because that’s the name of our corporation. If we stick together, there is nothing we won’t accomplish.” – Cathy Hughes, 1993 The 1990’s was a great decade for Radio […]

“If I can help a few thousand people, then I know that my work has not been in vain.” – Cathy Hughes, 1985 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 […]

Cathy Hughes Radio One 30th Anniversary from on Vimeo. WOL 30 Days Of Giving Back October Event Time Location 1 October 1st: 11:00-1:00p.m. Keys to Life Foundation, mentoring youth ages 13-16 11a-1p 7611 South Osborne Road Upper Marlboro 2 5k AIDS Walk with the Whitman Walker Clinic 7a- 1p Freedom Plaza , Pennsylvania AVE […]

Radio One is celebrating 30 years with 30 Days of Giving Back and we invite you to participate with us.  Please fill out the form below with your information if you are interested in participating or volunteering your time in any of our events.