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Thomas Warren hails from Inglewood, Calif.
He graduated from Howard University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Thomas
was hired at WTOP in 2008, after completing an internship at the station his last
semester of college.
Thomas wears a few different hats at WTOP. He is a producer and writer for the
weekday afternoon drive show, and weekend afternoon editor.
Thomas coordinated coverage during "Snowmageddon of 2010," the 2011 Virginia
Earthquake, and has covered Libyan and Egyptian protests at the White House.
He is also a 2011 RTDNA/RIAS Fellow.
He has taken a very non-traditional road into the news business. Amongst other
things, before becoming a journalist, and even before going to college, Thomas was a
professional baseball player. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 1997 draft
by the Milwaukee Brewers, and played four years in the minor leagues of their
Outside of the newsroom Thomas is always looking for the next life challenge
(completing his first triathlon in 2009 was a big one).
You can email Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pepco and SMECO are warning customers of phony calls aiming to scam customers out of their money.
Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 07:13am EDT
Festivities on the National Mall to mark the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington will likely bring throngs of people from around the county to the nation's capital. It could also mean tough travels around the city.
Sunday - 08/18/2013, 04:07pm EDT
This weekend, Howard University's Class of 2017 was one of the first in the region to move into the residence halls ahead of the fall semester. American University students moved into their dorms Saturday as well.
Sunday - 08/18/2013, 06:35am EDT
Howard University students will begin classes for the 2013 fall semester with new security measures in place, in light of two high-profile crimes reported on and near the campus over the summer months.
Saturday - 08/17/2013, 04:03pm EDT
Operation Homefront, a nonprofit agency that offers support to military families,
distributes nearly 5,000 backpacks full of school supplies to military kids in the
Monday - 08/12/2013, 03:52pm EDT
WTOP reporter and former minor league baseball player Thomas Warren sounds off on the recent PED controversy in Major League Baseball.
Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 07:50am EDT
Concussions, sprained ankles and torn knee ligaments are hazards
of playing sports.
And, they're also partly responsible for the 1.35 million children and teens who
were admitted to emergency rooms for sports-related injuries in 2012, according to
a new report.
Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 11:42am EDT
Z-Burger, Bobby's Burger Palace and Elevation Burger are all
popular places for burgers and fries in the D.C. area. But this week, they all
have to bow down to another favorite spot.
Monday - 07/29/2013, 03:06pm EDT
Teens in the D.C. area say they are still seeking justice for Trayvon Martin, and they're taking their message to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Sunday - 07/28/2013, 01:21pm EDT
Service members and relatives of American troops on deployment gathered at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center this weekend to learn more about the Department of Defense Yellow Ribbon Program, which aims to connect military families with support services.
Sunday - 07/14/2013, 06:58am EDT
Eight of out every 10 people arrested in the District are black. And black adults account for nine out of every 10 drug arrests, according to a report released Friday by the Washington Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.
Friday - 07/12/2013, 04:29pm EDT
In a video posted July 3, Metro shows off one of its 7000-series rail cars running on a track at a production factory.
Monday - 07/08/2013, 05:52am EDT
Twenty of the best 15-year-old soccer players from the region competed in a tournament this weekend for a chance to train with some of the biggest stars of Liga MX - the highest level of the Mexican football league.
Sunday - 07/07/2013, 03:05pm EDT
The Independence Day celebrations stretched into Saturday in Laurel with a parade and a litany of events to celebrate.
Saturday - 07/06/2013, 04:02pm EDT
The Alexandria City Council Planning Committee approved a new bus service to speed up transit for parts of Northern Virginia.
Saturday - 07/06/2013, 08:14am EDT
After a big fishing competition over the weekend, the Potomac River has fewer snakeheads. Dozens of them went home with fishermen after the
two-day Potomac Snakehead Tournament.
Monday - 07/01/2013, 12:33pm EDT
Fireworks shows are always a special part of 4th of July festivities around the country, and beaches in the region will be no different.
Saturday - 06/29/2013, 02:21pm EDT
After a series of problems with the District's ambulance fleets, the D.C. Council signaled Friday that it wants to take a closer look at manpower and staffing levels and repudiated an attempt by the Fire Department to rebalance the number of ambulances available during the course of a day.
Friday - 06/28/2013, 07:29pm EDT
The names Tony Hawk, Rodney Mullen and Laura Thornhill will go down in skateboarding history. And on Saturday, their boards got their due in the National Museum of American History.
Saturday - 06/22/2013, 05:14pm EDT
Here are some tips from Martha Stewart to keep the grocery bill from requiring a second mortgage.
Monday - 06/17/2013, 03:59am EDT