WTEM Ranks Ahead Of WJFK In March Radio Ratings

Posted on April 21, 2014 by Dave Hughes, DCRTV.com

Red Zebra sports talker WTEM, ESPN 980, ranked in 17th place in the full-day March monthly radio ratings for ages 6 and older in the Washington, D.C., market. Morning show "Mike and Mike" placed 20th, while afternoon show "The Drive with Cooley and Czabe" was 18th.

CBS sports talker WJFK, 106.7 The Fan, ranked in 20th place. Its "The Sports Junkies" morning show was eighth, while afternoon show "The LaVar Arrington Show with Chad Dukes" placed 20th.

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Because of conflicts with Nationals baseball, the Wizards' first-round playoff games will be bumped from where they'd normally be heard, CBS sports talker WJFK, 106.7 The Fan, to the firm's all-news WNEW, 99.1 FM.

Wizards playoff games will also air, as usual, on Hubbard's federal news talker, WFED, 1500 AM.

Comcast SportsNet kicked off its Wizards playoffs coverage with "Wizards: Back to the Playoffs," a special preview show that debuted April 17, with multiple airings afterward.

CSN's first-round live game coverage started April 20, with the Wizards beating Chicago

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CBS Radio announced that it would be moving its D.C. cluster of stations from Lanham, Md., in Prince George's County after signing a deal for leased space at Capitol Riverfront, where it will join the National Labor Relations Board at 1015 Half Street, SE.

The broadcaster will occupy 33,042 square feet on the second floor and about 3,000 square feet on the building's ground floor for use as a performance studio.

The plan is for CBS to start moving its facilities during the fall and be completely in the new digs by the end of the year.

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Local sports radio and TV veteran Johnny Holliday, the voice of University of Maryland football and men's basketball, is among seven new members of the Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame who will be honored during pregame festivities of the Washington Nationals' series finale against the San Diego Padres April 27.

The inductees will receive plaques commemorating their inductions, and their names will be added to the Hall of Fame display at Nationals Park, located on the side of Garage B facing the field.

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At Camden Yards April 14 as the Orioles were playing the Rays, reporter Lindsay Murphy from D.C.'s Channel 5/WTTG was interviewing Tampa Bay outfielder Brandon Guyer.

At the end of the interview, Murphy kissed Guyer. It turns out they're married.

According to The Washington Post, they met when Murphy was a sports reporter at Channel 29/WVIR in Charlottesville, Va., and was assigned to do a story on Guyer, who was then a star baseball player at the University of Virginia.

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