Jason Pugh is joining WRC in Washington, DC as a sports reporter, general manager Jackie Bradford announced this morning.

Pugh comes from West Palm Beach, where he was a sports anchor and feature reporter at WPTV-WFLX. He also works for ESPN 760 radio, where he hosts three shows and provides play-by-play for games.

Pugh replaces Hakem Dermish, who left WRC for ESPN in April, at the NBC O&O. His first day will be December 10.