The Times and Democrat
Orangeburg publisher came up through the ranks
USC grad and former SCPA President reflects on career
This video has been edited for length. If you’d like to listen to the full raw audio from our interview with Cathy Hughes, contact SCPA.
Born: May 2, 1950
- Ad Director, The Times and Democrat(1972)
- General Manager, The Times and Democrat
- Publisher, The Times and Democrat(1999-present)
Honors and Awards:
- Summa cum laude
- South Carolina Press Association President, 2003
Education: BA in Journalism at the University of South Carolina, 1971
- Husband, Randy Hughes
- Daughters, Kelley H. Boetsch and Holley H. Van Horn
- Three granddaughters
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This program is funded by the South Carolina Humanities Council, whose mission is to enrich the cultural and intellectual lives of all South Carolinians. This program is co-sponsored by the University of South Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications.