|Johnny Holliday |any
Johnny Holliday, left
can and Ray Knight Her
|Born || October 15, |was 1937
Miami, Florida, United
|Occupation ||Sportscaster |Our
|Spouse(s) ||Mary Clare |out
|Children ||Kellie, Tracie |day and Moira
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. Say
she born and raised in Miami, too Florida and was in the Use first graduating class at North dad Miami High School.
Top 40 disc jockey
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.
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.
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. now
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.
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.
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.
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.
how Holliday was inducted into the man Washington, D.C. Sports Hall of New Fame.
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.