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Radio One erected the exterior logo sign that overlooks Downtown Silver Spring’s Georgia Ave on Saturday. The sign serves as a public finishing touch to let our listening public know that Radio One is home.

Radio One recently got a new home in downtown Silver Spring. We had our very own Cortney Hicks gives an exclusive behind the scenes look at our new building. Check it out!

A NEWSONE EDITORIAL The Rev. Al Sharpton and MSNBC are being attacked by critics for the network’s recent hiring of Sharpton to replace weekday host Cenk Uygur. We at NewsOne always liked Uygur, even before his MSNBC show. We consider ourselves to be political progressives. We like MSNBC’s forward lean, in word and often in […]

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 […]

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 […]

This June, Radio One is harnessing the power of all its properties in a month-long, companywide, synergistic campaign called “It’s All Black Music!” This 360 multi-platform, national promotion was created in celebration of Black Music Month by Radio One’s and Interactive One’s digital core  and Radio One’s national web content editorial team. Black music is […]

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 […]

Ms. Drama caught up with Radio One’s founder, Cathy Hughes to discuss the vision of TV One and why they are focused on the positive portrayal of black people from a black perspective. Ms.Hughes critiqued Mo’Nique’s performance in “Precious” as “the worst portrayal of a black woman that’s ever been in cinema”. She also addressed […]

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 […]