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Howard University To Rename School of Communications After Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes

Howard University will name its School of Communications in honor of Radio One Founder Ms. Cathy Hughes. The school will officially be called the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, and the naming ceremony will be held on October 23, 2016 at … Continue reading Howard University To Rename School of Communications After Radio One Founder Cathy Hughes

Congratulations To WKYS’ Sheila Stewart – Black Radio News Director Of The Year

We at TMOTTGoGo would like to send a Congratulations to DC’s News and Community Affairs Director Sheila Stewart (Radio One – 93.9 WKYS), who was named “Black Radio News Director Of  The Year” this weekend at The Washington Post with The National Black Press Association. Stewart was among notables in the category for “excellence” in journalism and community service. Stewart is a “pillar” in the Washington Metropolitan area and often lends her name to support charitable causes. Stewart will be celebrating 25 years of service in broadcasting next year. Continue reading Congratulations To WKYS’ Sheila Stewart – Black Radio News Director Of The Year

Magic 102.3 Cleans House

Listeners of DC’s adult urban contemporary Magic 102.3 might be wondering what happened to all of the DJs. Owner Radio One said WMMJ is “changing direction,” and as a result, has fired all of the local jocks – including Olivia Fox, Suge, Mike Chase, Alvin John Waples, all weekend talent and music director Chris Harris. The only survivor is Tom Joyner’s syndicated morning show, which will continue on. Radio One has yet to announce the station’s new direction, or who, if anyone, will replace the fired DJs. Kato: For some reason I can just hear Cathy Hughes’ voice as she … Continue reading Magic 102.3 Cleans House

Radio One Gets Heat from the Hill

Recent reports from the National Journal’s Congress Daily is stating that the Lanham based urban radio giant Radio One had come under the House Judiciary Committee’s fire for their refusal to testify at a hearing billed as a forum for the purpose of examining plummeting advertising revenues, increasing media consolidation, and a pending legislation that would put an end to long standing copyright royalty exemption for over the air radio.  Something that broadcasters are opposed to. On Thursday, July 9, 2009, Chairman John Conyers and other members of the Judiciary scolded Radio One found Cathy Hughes and her son, Alfred … Continue reading Radio One Gets Heat from the Hill