The esteemed event will be held at New York City’s Waldorf Astoria on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Broadcasting & Cable salutes the class of 2015 on the occasion of our 25th anniversary. Launched in 1991 on the 60th anniversary of Broadcasting magazine, the Broadcasting Hall of Fame honored 60 individuals at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Alfred Liggins is amongst eilte company as he joins the other 2015 inductees, Ed Carroll, Michael T. Fries, Don Garber, Chris Geraci, Frank Gifford. Kathie Lee Gifford. Robert A. Iger, Lou LaTorre, Philip J. Lombardo, Dave Lougee, Dr. Phil McGraw, and Donna Speciale.
Alfred’s mom, Cathy Hughes has also been inducted into the B&C Hall of Fame and this would be the first time a mother and son have received the honor. Liggins couldn’t me more proud of this accomoplishment but most importanty, he is proud of what Radio One has become.
“It has been 35 years and Radio One, Inc. still stands as the only African-American owned and targeted multi-media platform in the United States reaching over 82% of Black households with our diversified portfolio of media assets,” Liggins said.
Kudos Mr. Liggins!