BFOA honors pioneering broadcaster.

Cathy Hughes, the founder and chair of radio group Urban One, will receive the 2018 Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award from the Broadcasters Foundation of America at its annual breakfast during the NAB Show. Ms. Hughes founded Radio One, the precursor to Urban One, in 1980; she became the first African-American woman to head a publicly-traded company in 1999. The breakfast is open to all, but you must pre-register. To do so, call 212-373-8250 or email