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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.
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
Saturday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and a local health official calls the problem "the silent epidemic."
Saturday - 06/15/2013, 06:14pm EDT
They may only be made of clay, plaster and paper, but the scene of a million "human" bones laid on the grounds of the National Mall this weekend is causing quite a stir.
Saturday - 06/08/2013, 04:04pm EDT
Even while she was homeless, Regina Best started building homes for others.
Monday - 06/03/2013, 07:11am EDT
Military veterans took their solid foundation of service to the National Mall on Sunday afternoon, and helped build solid frames for homes to be donated.
Sunday - 06/02/2013, 05:14pm EDT
Hackers are often seen as criminals, so the last thing one would expect to hear is that local agencies are working with them. But they did this weekend and they say it's for your benefit.
Sunday - 06/02/2013, 01:21pm EDT