WTOP Press Releases

  • Washington, D.C. (March 30, 2021) - WTOP News will officially launch its new daily local news podcast, DMV Download, on April 19, 2022.
  • Washington, D.C. (November 10, 2021) WTOP received national recognition at this year's Annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Show held virtually today.
  • Washington, D.C. (November 1, 2021) – WTOP has officially announced the launch of its Week of Giving holiday charity campaign Monday, Nov. 8th through the 12th at 5p.m. in partnership with EagleBank and 4Giving.
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2021) – WTOP has officially announced the launch of its WTOP Live Local campaign in partnership with 4Giving, a platform that helps non-profits, organizations & individuals quickly create and inspire moments of generosity through community fundraising.
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 8, 2021) – Today, Hubbard Radio announced the official launch of PodcastDC, a new podcast app built specifically for Washington D.C. The new mobile app, which soft launched in February, showcases podcasts that feature voices, topics and stories all rooted in Washington D.C.
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2021) – WTOP News and PodcastOne, a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveXLive Media (NASDAQ: LIVX), announced today the return of the critically acclaimed and award-winning podcast, American Nightmare Series. Debuting February 22, 2021, American Nightmare Series: Murder in a Safe Place focuses on a cold case that has haunted the D.C. region for over 23 years – the brutal rape and murder of a 50-year-old nurse inside the hospital where she worked. Throughout the podcast, veteran D.C. crime reporter and podcast host, Paul Wagner, searches for answers and clues to Sherry Crandell’s death.
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 26, 2020) – Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, joins WTOP’s JJ Green and Chris Core, hosts of the podcast, “Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America,” for an exclusive discussion about race, risks and vaccines in the era of COVID-19.
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 10, 2020) – WTOP and WTOP.com, today announced the “WTOP Top Kids Awards” in partnership with Northwest Federal Credit Union supporting local area kids doing amazing things in their communities across Maryland, DC and Virginia.
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 23, 2020) – In the wake of the tragic killing of George Floyd and renewed calls for meaningful change and racial equality in America, WTOP News has released a new podcast, “Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.”
  • WASHINGTON, DC (May 13, 2020) – WTOP News reporter Jenny Glick has won a Gracie Award for her 2019 series, “Starving for Perfection.”
  • WASHINGTON, DC (May 12, 2020) – WTOP was honored with six Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards today by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
  • WASHINGTON, DC (April 13, 2020) – Today, WTOP News and Northwest Federal Credit Union announced a community-based partnership benefiting Feed the Fight DC that will recognize and support essential personnel working on the frontlines in response to the COVID-19 “coronavirus” pandemic.
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