Posts Tagged ‘WTOP’

Bonneville Sells WTOP Radio

January 19, 2011

Bonneville Sells WTOP Radio
 
Washington DC’s leading radio station, all-news WTOP, will be sold by Bonneville International, along with 16 other stations in and around Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati. The buyer is privately held Hubbard Broadcasting of St. Paul, Minnesota. Sale price for all 17 stations: $505 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by May after FCC and anti-trust reviews.

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Steve Eldridge Signs Off

June 24, 2010

Steve Eldridge Signs Off

DC radio veteran Steve Eldridge passed away last weekend, reports Dave Hughes at DCRTV.The radio veteran was 52, and succumbed to cancer. If you live in the Washington area, Steve Eldridge was a familiar, cheerful voice on your car radio, reporting transportation news for Metro Networks and WTOP. 

Comment on DCRTV:

“I worked with Steve Eldridge at his final job, preparing NBC Radio newscasts in the evening, and I saw firsthand Steve’s courage and good spirits despite incredible suffering. We should all hope to meet our end with half the grace.”
Jim Bohannon, Westwood One

Services are today in Gaithersburg.

 

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