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WaPo‘s Clinton Yates Gives WTOP His Take

Washington Post columnist Clinton Yates will join WTOP as a contributor with a daily commentary called “My Take,”  WTOP announced today. Yates, a DC native and frequent cable news commentator, will reflect on life in the DMV and beyond, addressing topics issues in sports, politics, and pop culture.

The feature will air at 5:35 AM and 8:35 AM Monday through Friday during WTOP’s morning program, anchored by Mike Moss and Joan Jones.

“Radio is the original journalism media that I fell in love with as a kid,” said Yates.  “The opportunity to work with a powerhouse station like WTOP is tremendous.”

“My Take” debuts Monday, February 3 at 5:35 AM and online at wtop.com. Congrats Clinton from FishbowlDC!

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Updates for NBC Washington, CNN @ 11am, and WTOP Mornings

announcementLots of internal news coming out of our top news orgs recently. Here’s some more to round out the week.

NBC’s Alex Wallace will head the network’s Washington bureau according to a memo sent out by NBC Prez Deborah Turness. In it, Turness said, “As SVP News, Wallace will become the General Manager/360 Leader for ‘Nightly News‘ and ‘Meet the Press,’ and will lead all our editorial and political coverage out of the DC bureau.”

CNN today announced changes to its weekday programming lineup. Starting Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, John Berman and Michaela Pereira will co-anchor CNN’s 11am hour of dayside programming. Berman and Pereira will continue to anchor “Early Start” and “New Day,” respectively.

And over at WTOP, starting Monday, Jan. 20, Joan Jones will join Mike Moss to co-anchor WTOP mornings from 5 – 10am.

Morning Reading List, 01.08.07

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  • Are Democrats more fun?

  • An ABC release announces that according to Nielsen Media Research for the week of December 25, 2006, “Nightline” “continued its growth trend in both Total Viewers and the key Adults 25-54 demographic.” Compared to the same time last year, the show is up 18%. “Nightline” was the only late night program to post growth compared to last week.

  • XM announced that the company added more than 1.695 million new subscribers in 2006, ending the year with more than 7.625 million subscribers. According to the release, “XM achieved positive cash flow from operations during the fourth quarter of 2006.” Or you could follow this take: “XM Subscribers Fall Short

  • DCRTV reports that “Bonneville-operated news talker Washington Post Radio, WTWP, will be teaming weekend morning man David Burd with Mike Moss in the weekday morning drive slot. Late night talk radio veteran Jim Bohannon will add the 10 AM to noon slot. With Hillary Howard jumping from that slot to co-host afternoon drive with Bob Kur. Sam Litzinger will remain all by himself in the noon to 3 PM slot.”

  • PBS Ombudsman Michael Getler urges the network to “be more aggressive. Be more aggressive. I don’t mean aggressive as in hostile or combative, but rather as in energetic and enterprising.”

  • Politics and Prose is hosting P.J. O’Rourke on Monday at 7 p.m.. O’Rourke will discuss his new book, On The Wealth Of Nations.

  • For the tipsters wondering: The Hill newspaper will go to four issues a week sometime soon, likely end of this month.

  • Fitzgerald’s Wild Source Chase

  • Happy Birthday, Swamp and World Newser blogs.

  • Editor’s E-Mail May Be Used in Suit Against The Times“:

      A lawyer for a former government scientist who is suing The New York Times for defamation over a series of columns about the deadly anthrax mailings of 2001 said Friday in court that he was prepared to introduce an internal e-mail message from a senior Times editor that raised questions about one of the columns.

      The lawyer, Mark A. Grannis, said the columns written by Nicholas D. Kristof about the federal investigation of the mailings unfairly damaged the reputation of his client, Dr. Stephen A. Hatfill, a former germ warfare scientist.

  • Marc Fisher on WHUR.

  • Hardball Loves Rocky’s Softball

  • A CIA panel has told former officer Valerie Plame she can’t write about her undercover work for the agency, a position that may threaten a lucrative book project with her publisher.”