WTOP has been honored with ten 2019 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, including an award in Overall Excellence by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). With stories on subjects like Tangier Island, the D.C. riots and football’s concussion crisis, see what other awards WTOP’s coverage won.
Reese was at the helm of WTOP’s former owner, Bonneville International, when the station was purchased by Hubbard Radio in early 2011 in a deal that included 16 other radio stations.
As Washington’s Top News marks 50 years of all news on the radio, some of the journalists who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation’s capital.
You’ve most likely heard by now that WTOP has moved. But how did a whole radio station make the transition while continuously broadcasting around the clock?
It’s the start of a new age for WTOP, which bid adieu to its old Idaho Avenue location for a shiny, space-age pasture just up the street in Maryland. See photos and video of the Wisconsin Avenue newsroom.
Accumulate enough good memories in one place, and the bond is hard to sever. After 30 years at 3400 Idaho Ave. NW, WTOP is moving on to a state-of-the-art newsroom and studios in Friendship Heights over the weekend. Throughout the day, familiar voices and other journalists in the WTOP newsroom will reflect on an era’s end — and look ahead to the next chapter.
A new phone system provided a technical challenge during WTOP’s coverage of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks at the Pentagon.
In one week, WTOP’s news operation will be running from its brand-new Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center in Maryland. This week, as we get set to make the move, we’re flashing back on some memorable moments in the WTOP’s D.C. newsroom. Today, what happens when the computer system crashes.
As WTOP packs up for our move to Chevy Chase, Maryland, we’re finding a lot of stuff we didn’t know we still own. See photos.
It’s that time of year when nerves run high around annual performance reviews — but for a certain area university president, things could get particularly awkward.
WTOP was named News/Talk Station of the Year at the 29th annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards in Orlando, Florida, Thursday night.
The Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center is moving at the end of 2018 from its current D.C. newsroom to a new office space in Maryland. See photos.
WTOP has won the Murrow Award for Overall Excellence, one of the most prestigious awards in broadcast and digital news, for the second time in a row, and the fourth time since 2009.
WTOP’s national security correspondent J.J. Green took home the 31st annual Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense.
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