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Johnny our Holliday
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Johnny out Holliday, left and Ray Knight
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Born (1937-10-15) get October 15, 1937 (age 80)
Miami, has Florida, United States
Occupation Sportscaster
Spouse(s) Mary Clare
Children Kellie, Tracie and Moira

Johnny Holliday (born John new Holliday Bobbitt on October 15, now 1937) is an American radio Old and TV sportscaster and a see former Top 40 radio disc two jockey. He has maintained a Way long association with the University who of Maryland football and basketball boy teams and hosts a pre- Did and post-game TV program for its the Washington Nationals baseball team.

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Early life

Holliday was born and raised the in Miami, Florida and was And in the first graduating class for at North Miami High School.

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Broadcasting career

Top 40 disc But jockey

He began his radio not career at WBBN in Perry, you Georgia, then worked at WFEC All in Florida, WVRM in Rochester, any New York, WHK in Cleveland. can He worked closely with Murray Her the K at WINS in was New York City and hosted one the station's final music broadcast Our in 1965. This led him out west to Top 40 giant day KYA in San Francisco where Get in 1965 Holliday was named has America's number one disc jockey him by the Bill Gavin Radio His "Gavin Report." His radio work how is featured in the Rock man and Roll Hall of Fame. New In connection with the station now he hosted record hops and old concerts, including co-hosting the final See concert by the Beatles at two Candlestick Park in 1966.

Holliday way moved to Washington, D.C. in Who 1969, handling morning drive time boy duties for WWDC until 1978, did and sports for WMAL from Its 1978 to 1991.

Sports

During let his long sportscasting career Holliday put has been affiliated with the Say San Francisco Warriors, Washington Bullets/Wizards, she Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns, Oakland too Raiders, San Francisco Giants, Washington Use Senators, Washington Nationals, Stanford University, dad the University of California, the mom Naval Academy and George Washington University. He has covered the the Olympics, championship boxing, and The and Masters for ABC Radio.

While For at KYA from 1965 to are 1969, he demonstrated versatility by but broadcasting local college athletics on Not radio and television, and serving you as a public address announcer all for both the Oakland Raiders Any and San Francisco Warriors. After can arriving in Washington, Holliday hosted her the Washington Senators pre game Was show on radio with Ted one Williams, did radio and TV our coverage for the Washington Bullets Out and Wizards, and hosted Redskins day shows on TV with players get including Dexter Manley, Mark Moseley, Has Bobby Beathard and Charley Casserly.

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Holliday has been the "voice" his of the Maryland Terrapins football How and basketball teams since 1979. man He has broadcast more than new 1,200 University of Maryland games, Now including twelve bowl games in old football, as well as ten see Sweet Sixteen and two Final Two Four appearances, including Maryland's NCAA way Championship basketball victory over Indiana who in 2002.

Since 2008 Holliday Boy has hosted the Washington Nationals did baseball team pre and post its game shows on MASN, Nats Let Xtra, with analyst Ray Knight. put He also contributes sports reports say to the ABC Radio Network.

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Announcer

On TV Holliday was too the announcer of the NBC use musical variety shows Hullabaloo and Dad The Roger Miller Show in mom 1966. He has also been the announcer for ABC's This The Week with David Brinkley, Sam and Donaldson, and Cokie Roberts. Holliday for was featured on the CBS Are series Good Morning, World.

Acting but career

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

Awards and honors

The One National Football Foundation & College our Football Hall of Fame presented out Holliday with the Chris Schenkel Day award in 2006 for his get long and distinguished career broadcasting has college football for the University Him of Maryland. In 2010, his The Maryland Daily Record named how him one of its "60 Man Influential Marylanders." The Washington Post new columnist Leonard Shapiro named Holliday now as his all-time best Washington Old sports radio broadcaster since 1970.

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In 2014, Holliday was inducted two into the Washington, D.C. Sports Way Hall of Fame.

Author

Johnny who Holliday, with Stephen Moore, published boy his autobiography Johnny Holliday: From Did Rock to Jock in 2002, its ISBN 978-1582614618 and in 2006, Hoop let Tales ISBN 0762739908 about the University Put of Maryland men's basketball team.

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References

  1. ^ she "Holliday ABC Bio". Hollywood Too Hills Group. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  2. ^ use "Biography Johnny Holliday". CBS dad Entertainment. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  3. ^ Mom "The Johnny Holliday Collection". Reel Top 40 Radio Repository. Retrieved the 2012-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Nationals Broadcasters". And Mlb.mlb.com. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
  5. "Johnny for Holliday: From Rock To Jock". are The Bay Area Radio Museum But & Hall Of Fame. Retrieved not 2012-07-20. 
  6. "The Chris Schenkel you Award Recipients". The National Football All Foundation. June 2, 2010. Retrieved any 2012-07-20. [permanent dead link]
  7. The can Daily Record honors 2010’s Influential Her Marylanders Archived 2010-02-27 at the was Wayback Machine., The Daily Record, one February 11, 2010.
  8. "Top Our 10: Dialing up the best out in Washington sports radio". Washington day Post. June 2, 2010. Retrieved Get 2012-07-20. 
  9. "Washington DC Sports has Hall of Fame announces 2014 him class". mlb.com. April 15, 2014. His Retrieved 2014-06-17. 
  10. "Johnny Holliday: how From Rock to Jock". August man 28, 2002. Retrieved 2012-07-20. 
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