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BALTIMORE, MD–Radio One Founder & Chairperson of the Board, Cathy Hughes, received the Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Award Wednesday night in Baltimore. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in conjuction with the National Bar Association awarded Ms. Hughes, who spoke of her commitment to helping the organization safegaurd the right to vote. Read […]

A recent editorial from The Daily Beast suggests that Rev. Al Sharpton’s endorsement of the Comcast/NBC merger is a somewhat conflict of interest, considering Comcast owns shares in his current employer Radio One, a black-owned niche. The Daily Beast Reports: He was trumpeting a merger that’s already paid dividends to Radio One and its affiliate […]

Radio One founder and chairperson 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 […]

We would like to extend a congratulations to Radio One founder/ chairwoman Cathy Hughes, 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 made Radio Fact’s Top 30 Black Women in Media list. Click here to see entire list

On Tuesday February 22nd from 10am-7pm, our Radio One stations in conjunction with Prince George’s County Police participated in a “Stop the Violence” day. The purpose of the “Stop the Violence” day is our response to the alarming number of homicides in Prince George’s County this year. We view the “Stop the Violence” day as […]

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 […]