Cathy Hughes, a Black woman, is one of the truly great rags to riches stories in radio and television. The owner of Urban One (once known as Radio One) is scheduled to receive yet another honor at National Association of Broadcasters Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner on April 8 in Las Vegas. Hughes started with one station, where she often spent the night until her company began turning a profit. Today she owns multiple FM and AM stations across the country, and it also has a television division that offers original programming. “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.” Hughes was awarded the NAB Distinguished Service Award in 2001.