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Senior Digital Editor
Colleen Kelleher is an award-winning journalist who has been with WTOP since 1996.
Kelleher joined WTOP as a radio writer/editor and made the move to WTOP.com in
Now she works early mornings as the site's Senior Digital Editor.
Kelleher has worked at CNN and USA Today. At CNN, she wrote news for the TV
network's national and international newscasts. At USA Today, she wrote radio news
for ABC affiliates across the nation.
Her radio career includes anchoring and reporting news in all-news, news-talk and
music formats. She anchored and reported news for WIBX, an all-news station in
upstate New York and for Winston-Salem, N.C.'s news-talk station, WSJS. Kelleher's
career path includes working at radio stations in Western Maryland (WHAG/WQCM), on
Maryland's Eastern Shore (WCTD) and in Delaware (WGMD and WYUS). In Greensboro,
N.C., she also worked as a traffic reporter for Greensboro Traffic Patrol and as
assignment editor for WFMY-TV.
Kelleher's career includes reporting for both daily and weekly newspapers in
Maryland and Delaware and work as a public relations account executive in
She holds a master's degree from American University and a bachelor's from Loyola
University in Baltimore.
You can email Colleen at email@example.com
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Monday - 08/11/2014, 12:11pm EDT
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Thursday - 07/31/2014, 11:31am EDT
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Thursday - 07/17/2014, 09:34am EDT
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Friday - 07/11/2014, 08:53am EDT
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Thursday - 06/26/2014, 12:01pm EDT
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Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 12:17pm EDT
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Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 01:05pm EDT
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Thursday - 05/01/2014, 04:55am EDT
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Monday - 04/28/2014, 12:44pm EDT
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Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 08:45am EDT
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Friday - 04/18/2014, 07:15am EDT
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Thursday - 04/17/2014, 04:05am EDT
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Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:41am EDT
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Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 02:44pm EDT
From noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, you can get a free scoop of ice cream at any participating Ben & Jerry's.
Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 08:31am EDT
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George's County Police spokeswoman Officer Nicole Hubbard.
Monday - 04/07/2014, 03:14pm EDT
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Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 12:49pm EDT
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Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 10:59am EDT
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Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 07:08am EDT
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