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Bob Madigan



Bob Madigan, "Man About Town," has been with WTOP Radio for more than 20 years. For most of that time, he has been covering the good and positive news of Washington.

Prior to moving to DC full time in 1991, he was an NBC News Correspondent in New York City. During his nearly 12 years at NBC, he was a Financial Correspondent for the NBC Radio Networks, creating and hosting the award winning feature, "The Money Memo". For nine years, Bob Madigan was the morning news anchor for "The Source", NBC's Young Adult Radio Network. He was also a nationally broadcast talk show host of Talknet, tackling topics from finances to fidelity.

For nine years, Bob Madigan served on the board of the RTNDA (Radio Television News Directors Association) Washington D.C. Area. Bob serves as a member of both the Media and Core Committees for The Komen Global Race for the Cure as well as the "start-line race announcer" on race day.

Bob has received many prestigious awards including: an Edward R. Morrow Award, an Overseas Press Club Award, The Freedom Foundation Award, an Armstrong Award, several International Radio Festival awards, an Ohio State Award, a Deadline Club Award from Sigma Delta Chi, a Headliners Club Award, the Roy T. Howard Journalism Award, The Janus Award, The International Billboard Award, two Golden Mikes from the Radio Television News Association of Southern California, and The Carlton Sherwood Media Award from the Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF).

He was honored as the 2005 Celebrity of the Year by Friends of Hexagon "Washington's only original, political, satirical, musical, comedy revue." Recently, he was presented with the National Epilepsy Foundation's "2010 Hero of Epilepsy Award" for his work with the organization.

Additionally he was honored by the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington with the prestigious RAMMY known as "The Duke Zeibert Capital Achievement Award". Bob Madigan has also been honored to help MC the Helen Hayes Awards Annual Auction.

Bob lives in downtown, Silver Spring, MD.

You can email Bob at bmadigan@wtop.com or follow him on Twitter.