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WTOP Collects Four Regional Murrow Awards

Award for Overall Excellence was 10th in 12 years for the D.C. all-news outlet

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WTOP continued its success in the Radio Television Digital News Association’s annual regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, claiming 4 honors.

The Washington, D.C. all-news outlet won the Overall Excellence Award for the 10th time in 12 years.

Other award winning efforts were the station’s coverage of the June 1, 2020 clearing of Lafayette Square protesters, the podcast “Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America” hosted by JJ Green and Chris Core and digital award for overall coverage of news in 2020.

“I am so proud of what our team accomplishes everyday but to be recognized for the work we produced in 2020 is special. 2020 was a year unlike any other in the journalism profession,” said Julia Ziegler, WTOP’s Director of News and Programming. “We are humbled to be recognized for our work across so many of our platforms – radio, web and podcasting.”

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Markley, Van Camp & Robbins Show Picked Up by Saga Communications

Markets that have agreed to add the show include Ithaca, New York; Charlottesville, Virginia; Clarksville, Tennessee; Harrisonburg, Virginia; and Springfield, Illinois. 

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The nationally syndicated Markley, Van Camp & Robbins show is being picked up by five Saga Communications-owned news/talk stations, according to Talkers. 

The show is distributed by Compass Media Networks and is co-hosted by Jamie Markley, David van Camp, and Scott Robbins. 

“We’re excited about welcoming ‘Markley, Van Camp & Robbins’ to the Saga family. They have a fresh approach and do a great job covering the important topics while being upbeat, professional, and entertaining.”

Markets that have agreed to add the show include Ithaca, New York; Charlottesville, Virginia; Clarksville, Tennessee; Harrisonburg, Virginia; and Springfield, Illinois. 

In May, Alpha Media and Compass Media Networks struck a multi-year extension to syndicate the show that included the addition of Scott Robbins as the third co-host of the show. Robbins was one of the original hosts of the show when it was local in Peoria, Illinois. 

The show is now heard in more than 50 markets and airs live from 12-3pm eastern time. 

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Mark Levin’s New Book “American Marxism” Sells One Million Copies

New York Times bestseller list in the category of Combined Print & E-Book Non-Fiction lists Levin’s book at number 1 for 10 straight weeks.  

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Syndicated radio host Mark Levin’s new book “American Marxism” has been wildly successful in its first 10 weeks on the market.

One million copies of the book have been sold including print books, ebooks, and e-audiobooks, according to Threshold Editions.

“We applaud Mark Levin for his compelling scholarship and work,” Threshold deputy publisher Jennifer Long told Breitbart. “Bookscan reports American Marxism is currently the top-selling nonfiction book of 2021, and we anticipate it staying high on bestseller lists through the rest of the year.”

New York Times bestseller list in the category of Combined Print & E-Book Non-Fiction lists Levin’s book at number 1 for 10 straight weeks.  

“There’s a massive movement that’s all but ignored galvanizing against the tyranny swirling around us,” Levin told Breitbart News. “Americans love their country, unlike the ruling class and their surrogates, and they’re fed up. There will be pushback. It’s already here and growing.”

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Steve Miller Steps Down From His Full-Time Role With WBBM NewsRadio

Miller has been employed at the station for 38 years. He’ll reportedly return for occasional fill-in work and special projects. 

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WBBM NewsRadio’s Steve Miller is stepping down from his full-time role at the Chicago’s Audacy-owned station, according to Roger Feder. 

Miller has been employed at the station for 38 years. He’ll reportedly return for occasional fill-in work and special projects. 

“We’ve been blessed with many great reporters over the years, but when it comes to digging for tough-to-find information, I can’t think of anyone better than Steve Miller,” brand manager Ron Gleason told Feder. 

Miller joined WBBM immediately after graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1983. 

Miller plans to spend more time at his condominium in Hawaii. 

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