Posts Tagged ‘Radio’

NBC4 Snags WTOP’s Mark Segraves

Everybody's leaving WTOP! Just days after station vice president and format mastermind Jim Farley announced he's leaving the station at the end of 2013, news comes that WTOP local politics reporter Mark Segraves is headed to NBC4.
Segraves, who starts his job on Feb. 11, will work as a general assignment reporter for the station, where, [...]

Totebags for Everybody! NPR Plans Warehouse Sale

Big news, public radio fans: Now's your chance to get National Public Radio schwag on the cheap. NPR is planning to offload merchandise at fire-sale prices at its D.C. headquarters for next month.
"It's insane how much stuff we have," says Renee Kelly, an NPR spokeswoman. The NPR schwag, which includes everything on the network's NPR [...]

Today in D.C. History: Harding Tunes In

On Feb. 8, 1922, a hot new technology was installed at the White House. President Warren G. Harding had the very first radio installed at the executive mansion, just as the communications platform was beginning to become increasingly popular across the nation.
The public had to wait until the next president, Calvin Coolidge, to see the [...]

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Snyder’s DJs Ain’t on the Reservation

This morning on WTEM-AM, Steve Czaban announced that he was so upset with the Redskins performance in Cincinnati that he would be organizing a "Give Your Tickets to an Eagles Fan" promotion, or antimotion, for the Skins' last home game of the season.
Whether sincere or not, Czaban's bit was as gutsy as sports radio gets.
For [...]