Media mogul Cathy Hughes is used to making history. Hughes was the first African American woman to become vice president and general manager of a station in Washington D.C.
In 1999, Hughes became the first African-American woman to chair a publicly held corporation, following the sale of more than seven million shares of common stock to the public Continuing her groundbreaking, it was recently announced that he UrbanOne founder was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters N(AB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame, making her the first Black woman to be inducted into the radio category.
“Cathy Hughes is a truly remarkable broadcaster and entrepreneur whose contributions continue to greatly influence and drive our industry,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. “We look forward to honoring Cathy with this well-deserved award at this year’s NAB Show.”
Congratulations to Cathy Hughes on her incredible achievement.