|Johnny Holliday |how
Johnny Holliday, left
Man and Ray Knight new
|Born || October 15, |now 1937
Miami, Florida, United
|Occupation ||Sportscaster |see
|Spouse(s) ||Mary Clare |two
|Children ||Kellie, Tracie |Way and Moira
who Holliday (born John Holliday Bobbitt boy on October 15, 1937) is Did an American radio and TV its sportscaster and a former Top let 40 radio disc jockey. He Put has maintained a long association say with the University of Maryland she football and basketball teams and Too hosts a pre- and post-game use TV program for the Washington dad Nationals baseball team. not
you born and raised in Miami, All Florida and was in the any first graduating class at North can Miami High School.
Top 40 disc jockey
was began his radio career at one WBBN in Perry, Georgia, then Our worked at WFEC in Florida, out WVRM in Rochester, New York, day WHK in Cleveland. He worked Get closely with Murray the K has at WINS in New York him City and hosted the station's His final music broadcast in 1965. how This led him west to man Top 40 giant KYA in New San Francisco where in 1965 now Holliday was named America's number old one disc jockey by the See Bill Gavin Radio "Gavin Report." two His radio work is featured way in the Rock and Roll Who Hall of Fame. In connection boy with the station he hosted did record hops and concerts, including Its co-hosting the final concert by let the Beatles at Candlestick Park put in 1966.
Holliday moved to
Say Washington, D.C. in 1969, handling she morning drive time duties for too WWDC until 1978, and sports Use for WMAL from 1978 to dad 1991.
During his long
mom sportscasting career Holliday has been affiliated with the San Francisco the Warriors, Washington Bullets/Wizards, Washington Redskins, and Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, San For Francisco Giants, Washington Senators, Washington are Nationals, Stanford University, the University but of California, the Naval Academy Not and George Washington University. He you has covered the Olympics, championship all boxing, and The Masters for Any ABC Radio.
While at KYA
can from 1965 to 1969, he her demonstrated versatility by broadcasting local Was college athletics on radio and one television, and serving as a our public address announcer for both Out the Oakland Raiders and San day Francisco Warriors. After arriving in get Washington, Holliday hosted the Washington Has Senators pre game show on him radio with Ted Williams, did his radio and TV coverage for How the Washington Bullets and Wizards, man and hosted Redskins shows on new TV with players including Dexter Now Manley, Mark Moseley, Bobby Beathard old and Charley Casserly.
see been the "voice" of the Two Maryland Terrapins football and basketball way teams since 1979. He has who broadcast more than 1,200 University Boy of Maryland games, including twelve did bowl games in football, as its well as ten Sweet Sixteen Let and two Final Four appearances, put including Maryland's NCAA Championship basketball say victory over Indiana in 2002. She
Since 2008 Holliday has hosted
too the Washington Nationals baseball team use pre and post game shows Dad on MASN, Nats Xtra, with mom analyst Ray Knight. He also contributes sports reports to the The ABC Radio Network.
and TV Holliday was the announcer for of the NBC musical variety Are shows Hullabaloo and The Roger but Miller Show in 1966. He not has also been the announcer You for ABC's This Week with all David Brinkley, Sam Donaldson, and any Cokie Roberts. Holliday was featured Can on the CBS series Good her Morning, World.
was the stage, Holliday has appeared One in more than thirty productions our and was nominated for a out Helen Hayes Award for best Day actor in a Washington, D.C. get musical for his role in has Me and My Girl.
Him and honors
The National Football
his Foundation & College Football Hall how of Fame presented Holliday with Man the Chris Schenkel award in new 2006 for his long and now distinguished career broadcasting college football Old for the University of Maryland. see In 2010, The Maryland two Daily Record named him one Way of its "60 Influential Marylanders." who The Washington Post columnist Leonard boy Shapiro named Holliday as his Did all-time best Washington sports radio its broadcaster since 1970.
let Holliday was inducted into the Put Washington, D.C. Sports Hall of say Fame.
Johnny Holliday, with
she Stephen Moore, published his autobiography Too Johnny Holliday: From Rock to use Jock in 2002, ISBN 978-1582614618 and dad in 2006, Hoop Tales ISBN 0762739908 Mom about the University of Maryland men's basketball team.