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October 24, 2016
Dennis Wharton
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NAB Statement on the Announcement of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to Howard University's Sunday ceremony announcing the new Cathy Hughes School of Communications, the following response can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“The naming of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University is a testament to the pioneering spirit and remarkable career of a media giant. Ms. Hughes has left an indelible mark on the communications industry as the founder and chair of Radio One, the largest African American-owned multi-media company in the nation. Her impact on the communications field is inspiring, and we congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”

View the press release from Howard University here.

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