PressBox, a Baltimore-based sports media company, announced changes to its portfolio of interactive, publishing and broadcast products, including expansion to the Washington, D.C., market, unveiling of new Web platforms for both Baltimore and D.C., and strategic partnerships with Monumental Sports & Entertainment and Washington's WTOP, a news radio station.
UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County officials have activated speed cameras at two dozen new locations near schools. The new cameras are part of a program that began in September. They are operating between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and are activated when they detect a driver traveling 12 or more miles […]
WASHINGTON — WTOP Radio says it is canceling Mark Plotkin’s politics show, and the longtime commentator and advocate for District of Columbia statehood is leaving the all-news station. Jim Farley, WTOP’s vice president of news, says Plotkin has parted ways with the Washington area’s top-rated radio station. He says the parting was “without rancor on […]
WASHINGTON — One of the nation’s top-grossing radio stations announced plans Wednesday to reorganize and expand its Washington newsroom to make online news as high a priority as radio and in some cases break news online first. Washington’s WTOP Radio said it aims to become a full multi-platform news operation by changing the way it […]
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City-based Bonneville International says it is selling 17 radio stations to Minneapolis-based Hubbard Broadcasting Corp. A Bonneville news release announced the $505 million cash acquisition on Wednesday. The stations being acquired are in Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati and Washington, D.C. In Washington, Bonneville owns all-news WTOP and federal news […]
COLLEGE PARK — Prince George’s County Police say a man was shot to death in College Park, bringing the county’s homicide total to 11 in as many days. County police say a man was fatally shot in the 8800 block of 38th Avenue near the University of Maryland around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Campus police sent […]
The question of when, where and how the former guv and current guv will meet before Election Day took center stage and temporarily, but not totally, took over the governor’s race on Thursday. Former Gov. Bob Ehrlich wants five debates with current Gov. Martin O’Malley, Ehrlich’s campaign announced Thursday morning. “We look forward to a […]