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Max Smith is a general assignment reporter and editor for WTOP.
He came to WTOP in September 2010 from CBS Radio News in New York, where he worked
to coordinate live hits with CBS correspondents and stations across the country, as
well as reaching out to cover breaking news stories from around the country and
around the world.
Prior to joining CBS, Max was the play-by-play broadcaster and video producer for
the Clermont Mavericks of the Florida Collegiate Summer League, and covered the
NBA's Orlando Professional Summer League for Philadunkia, an ESPN TrueHoop blog.
Max graduated from The George Washington University, where he worked on PBS's "The
Kalb Report," created, produced and hosted several shows for the campus television
station, GWTV, and did play-by-play and color commentary for Colonials men's and
women's basketball and Bowie Baysox baseball.
You can reach Max at email@example.com or on Twitter @amaxsmith
The goal posts are now in the ground at the new training camp site for the Washington Redskins, the latest sign of significant progress on the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center.
Sunday - 05/12/2013, 07:04am EDT
The annual event was held on the National Mall Saturday, May 11.
Saturday - 05/11/2013, 05:19pm EDT
Ellie Kearns, 10, will go an extra mile - actually, up to 2.7 miles - to help families of pediatric cancer patients.
Sunday - 05/05/2013, 07:02am EDT
Saturday - 05/04/2013, 02:58pm EDT
There may be a drawback for same-sex couples now able to get married in Maryland - if they choose not to, a spouse could lose his or her benefits.
Saturday - 05/04/2013, 08:32am EDT
With Phase 1 of the Silver Line slated to open by year's end, Metrorail is updating its map.
Friday - 05/03/2013, 01:34pm EDT
It's a whole new tune for fans heading into Nationals Park as D.C. police crack down on ticket scalpers outside the stadium.
Sunday - 04/28/2013, 11:56am EDT
Pepco and BGE are offering their customers free trees and advice on where to plant them.
Saturday - 04/27/2013, 11:26am EDT
A former Washington sports broadcaster, himself a world record holder and sports icon, turned over seven decades of historic games and interviews with sports legends to the Library of Congress.
Friday - 04/26/2013, 05:46pm EDT
Maryland leaders are confident the Purple Line from Bethesda to
New Carrollton will open by 2020.
Monday - 04/15/2013, 01:28pm EDT
Fairfax County will hold a series
of meetings beginning Monday night asking for feedback on a revised plan for new
bus schedules and routes once trains begin running from Wiehle-Reston East to East
Monday - 04/15/2013, 04:17am EDT
Max Smith, WTOP
Saturday - 04/13/2013, 03:20pm EDT
Girl Scouts are learning a lesson about taxes and lobbying through their efforts to change the law in Idaho.
Sunday - 04/07/2013, 07:44am EDT
Rats like basketball, too.
Saturday - 04/06/2013, 06:54am EDT
A new method of CPR being implemented in the D.C.
area is already having an impact and saving more
Sunday - 03/31/2013, 07:01am EDT
There may have been some warning signs before a
5-foot water main burst in Chevy Chase this week.
Friday - 03/22/2013, 03:58pm EDT
A Maryland man has died from rabies, contracted from an organ transplant,
but a local transplant network says there are
many safeguards in place that make the
transmission of diseases through life-saving
transplants very rare.
Saturday - 03/16/2013, 07:09am EDT
There are more collisions involving cyclists
and pedestrians along 14th Street Northwest,
than anywhere else in the District, but a DDOT
review finds a "very high percentage" of the
crashes in that corridor and across the city
are caused by drivers, cyclists or pedestrians
Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 04:05am EST
The White House expects more than 35,000 people at the 135th edition of the event, which will be held on April 1.
Sunday - 02/17/2013, 04:55pm EST
The D.C. area may have missed the year's big
blizzard, but residents can still play in the
snow this Presidents' Day weekend.
Saturday - 02/16/2013, 04:32pm EST