Connect With Cathy Hughes

Penny Johnson Jerald

as Jackie Jones

Brian White

as Michael Jones

Pooch Hall

as Clay Jones

Chrystee Pharris

as Crystal Jones

Blue Kimble

as Anthony Jones

“Media” is a riveting story of a wealthy family battling the competitive challenges of keeping their status and position in the communications industry. Passion, intrigue, and murder become a lethal recipe for powerful matriarch Jackie Jones and her children. Portrayed by Penny Johnson Jerald, Jackie is the founder of Jones Universal Media Properties, known as JUMP, the world’s premier urban media conglomerate.


Media First Look

Behind The Scenes with Cathy Hughes and Penny Johnson Jerald

Behind The Scenes with Brian J. White

Cathy Hughes, founder of Radio One, has changed the urban, media landscape.  Hughes began her career in radio in 1973, and with her son and business partner, Alfred Liggins, III, has built one the largest, African-American media corporations in the country.  From radio and television to digital media, Radio One, Inc. reaches more than eighty-five percent of African American households in the country.  Now, this media maven is adding executive film producer to her long list of titles, as she produces her first television series, “Media” under her new production company, Urban Media Maven Productions.

Urban Media Maven Projects

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