Alfred C. Liggins, III

Born: January 30, 1965, in Omaha, Nebraska;

Position: Chief Executive Officer, President and Treasurer;

Company: Urban One, Inc.;

Industry: Media;

Country: United States

Alfred C. Liggins is CEO, President and Treasurer of Radio One Inc., and CEO of TV One. Radio One owns and operates 55 radio stations in 16 US markets. It is the largest African American-owned broadcasting company in the US, and the largest radio broadcaster targeting African American and urban listeners.


Mr. Liggins has been President, Treasurer and a Director of Radio One since 1989 and Chief Executive Officer since 1997. As president and CEO of Radio One, Mr. Liggins heads the leading urban market radio company in the United States.


Mr. Liggins joined Radio One in 1985 as an Account Manager at WOL-AM. In 1987, he was promoted to General Sales Manager and promoted again in 1988 to General Manager overseeing Radio One's Washington, DC operations. After becoming President, Mr. Liggins engineered Radio One's expansion into other markets.

Mr. Liggins is the son of Catherine Liggins Hughes, Radio One's founder.

He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business/Executive M.B.A. Program.
 

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