Can you believe MTV just turned 30 years old this week? Yes, that’s right! August 1st just marked three decades of incredibly innovative, inspiring and sometimes controversial music videos and entertainment and the celebration continues. One of the iconic network’s original VJs (the music video equivalent of a disc jockey) Mark Goodman recently sat down […]


RADIO ONE CEO/FOUNDER CATHY HUGHES HAS A SPECIAL HOLIDAY WISH JUST FOR YOU LISTEN BELOW TO GET ONE ON ONE WITH CATHY HUGHES THIS CHRISTMAS Thank you for the years of continued love and support of Radio One. Here’s to 30 more years and beyond. Let’s keep urban radio, news talk and our favorite music […]


Radio One founder Cathy Hughes recently received a special honor and proclamation for her years of dedication and service right on time for our Radio One 30th Anniversary celebrations nationwide. Find out more inside now!

The Radio One corporate staff teamed up with the DC Central Kitchen to give back to the community. Check out the photos here.


Join 1230AM WDBZ The Buzz and get registered to vote early with our special voter registration appearance at the Hamilton County Board of Elections. Bring a friend and held us out during our 30 Days of Giving campaign throughout the month of October. Details inside now.

“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 […]

Cathy Hughes Radio One 30th Anniversary from on Vimeo. 1230am WDBZ Days Of Giving Back October Event Time Location 1 Early Voting: Voter Registration 10am-11:30am Hamilton County Board of Elections 2 Memory Walk for Alzheimers 10 am Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way 3 Kidney Foundation PSA WIZF/WDBZ/WMOJ On-air only 4 Boys and Girls […]

Radio One has always been dedicated to it’s community, in every market that we operate. Over the years our stations have done some outstanding work in the community, here are some photos highlighting our markets and their community outreach efforts.

“We grow, we prosper, we do some incredibly wonderful things for the community. We call ourselves a family of stations. The common denominator is ONE family because that’s the name of our corporation. If we stick together, there is nothing we won’t accomplish.” – Cathy Hughes, 1993 The 1990’s was a great decade for Radio […]

“If I can help a few thousand people, then I know that my work has not been in vain.” – Cathy Hughes, 1985 The Radio one legacy begins with the flagship station WOL. In those days what we now know as Radio One was “Almic Broadcasting”; named after the sons of Catherine L Hughes and […]