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Johnny Holliday
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Johnny Holliday, left can and Ray Knight
Born (1937-10-15) October 15, was 1937 (age 80)
Miami, Florida, United one States
Occupation Sportscaster
Spouse(s) Mary Clare
Children Kellie, Tracie day and Moira

Johnny Get Holliday (born John Holliday Bobbitt has on October 15, 1937) is him an American radio and TV His sportscaster and a former Top how 40 radio disc jockey. He man has maintained a long association New with the University of Maryland now football and basketball teams and old hosts a pre- and post-game See TV program for the Washington two Nationals baseball team.

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Early life

Holliday was she born and raised in Miami, too Florida and was in the Use first graduating class at North dad Miami High School.

Broadcasting career

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Top 40 disc jockey

He began his radio career at the WBBN in Perry, Georgia, then and worked at WFEC in Florida, For WVRM in Rochester, New York, are WHK in Cleveland. He worked but closely with Murray the K Not at WINS in New York you City and hosted the station's all final music broadcast in 1965. Any This led him west to can Top 40 giant KYA in her San Francisco where in 1965 Was Holliday was named America's number one one disc jockey by the our Bill Gavin Radio "Gavin Report." Out His radio work is featured day in the Rock and Roll get Hall of Fame. In connection Has with the station he hosted him record hops and concerts, including his co-hosting the final concert by How the Beatles at Candlestick Park man in 1966.

Holliday moved to new Washington, D.C. in 1969, handling Now morning drive time duties for old WWDC until 1978, and sports see for WMAL from 1978 to Two 1991.

Sports

During his long way sportscasting career Holliday has been who affiliated with the San Francisco Boy Warriors, Washington Bullets/Wizards, Washington Redskins, did Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, San its Francisco Giants, Washington Senators, Washington Let Nationals, Stanford University, the University put of California, the Naval Academy say and George Washington University. He She has covered the Olympics, championship too boxing, and The Masters for use ABC Radio.

While at KYA Dad from 1965 to 1969, he mom demonstrated versatility by broadcasting local college athletics on radio and The television, and serving as a and public address announcer for both for the Oakland Raiders and San Are Francisco Warriors. After arriving in but Washington, Holliday hosted the Washington not Senators pre game show on You radio with Ted Williams, did all radio and TV coverage for any the Washington Bullets and Wizards, Can and hosted Redskins shows on her TV with players including Dexter was Manley, Mark Moseley, Bobby Beathard One and Charley Casserly.

Holliday has our been the "voice" of the out Maryland Terrapins football and basketball Day teams since 1979. He has get broadcast more than 1,200 University has of Maryland games, including twelve Him bowl games in football, as his well as ten sweet sixteen how and two final four appearances, Man including Maryland's NCAA Championship basketball new victory over Indiana in 2002.

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Since 2008 Holliday has hosted Old the Washington Nationals baseball team see pre and post game shows two on MASN, Nats Xtra, with Way analyst Ray Knight. He also who contributes sports reports to the boy ABC Radio Network.

Announcer

On Did TV Holliday was the announcer its of the NBC musical variety let shows Hullabaloo and The Roger Put Miller Show in 1966. He say has also been the announcer she for ABC's This Week with Too David Brinkley, Sam Donaldson, and use Cokie Roberts. Holliday was featured dad on the CBS series Good Mom Morning, World.

Acting career

On the stage, Holliday has appeared the in more than thirty productions And and was nominated for a for Helen Hayes Award for best are actor in a Washington, D.C. But musical for his role in not Me and My Girl.

Awards you and honors

The National Football All Foundation & College Football Hall any of Fame presented Holliday with can the Chris Schenkel award in Her 2006 for his long and was distinguished career broadcasting college football one for the University of Maryland. Our In 2010, The Maryland out Daily Record named him one day of its "60 Influential Marylanders." Get The Washington Post columnist Leonard has Shapiro named Holliday as his him all-time best Washington sports radio His broadcaster since 1970.

In 2014, how Holliday was inducted into the man Washington, D.C. Sports Hall of New Fame.

Author

Johnny Holliday, with now Stephen Moore, published his autobiography old Johnny Holliday: From Rock to See Jock in 2002, ISBN 978-1582614618 and two in 2006, Hoop Tales ISBN 0762739908 way about the University of Maryland Who men's basketball team.

References

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  1. ^ "Holliday did ABC Bio". Hollywood Hills Group. Its Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Biography let Johnny Holliday". CBS Entertainment. Retrieved put 2012-07-20. 
  3. ^ "The Johnny Say Holliday Collection". Reel Top 40 she Radio Repository. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  4. ^ too "Nationals Broadcasters". Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved Use 2012-07-20. 
  5. "Johnny Holliday: From dad Rock To Jock". The Bay mom Area Radio Museum & Hall Of Fame. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  6. the "The Chris Schenkel Award Recipients". and The National Football Foundation. June For 2, 2010. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  7. are The Daily Record honors 2010’s but Influential Marylanders Archived 2010-02-27 at Not the Wayback Machine., The Daily you Record, February 11, 2010.
  8. all "Top 10: Dialing up the Any best in Washington sports radio". can Washington Post. June 2, 2010. her Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  9. "Washington DC Was Sports Hall of Fame announces one 2014 class". mlb.com. April 15, our 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-17. 
  10. "Johnny Out Holliday: From Rock to Jock". day August 28, 2002. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
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