Happy Birthday Soror Cathy Hughes!!!
Soror Hughes was born Catherine Elizabeth Woods in Omaha, Nebraska on April 22, 1947. She is an African-American entrepreneur, radio and television personality and business executive.
Soror Hughes founded the media company Radio One and later expanded into TV One, the company went public in 1998, making Hughes the first and only African-American female to head a publicly traded corporation at the time.
TV One is a national cable and satellite television network which bills itself as the “lifestyle and entertainment network for African-American adults.” Hughes interviews prominent personalities, usually in the entertainment industry, for the network’s talk program TV One on One.
In the 1980s, Hughes created the urban radio format called The Quiet Storm. Soror Hughes is a honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.