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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.
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The races for mayor and D.C. Council are heating up, with the District's typically decisive primary just one month away.
Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 06:30pm EST
WTOP's Max Smith went out to take a first-hand look at the sledding in Battery Kemble Park, including a few runs down the hill with a GoPro.
Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:32pm EST
As testing for the new DC Streetcar line continues, wires that power the cars will remain energized and officials are reminding the public to stay clear of the power stations and overhead lines.
Friday - 02/28/2014, 03:55pm EST
In the wake of Sen. Creigh Deeds' stabbing by his son, Virginia's inspector general has one way to free some mental health beds that state legislators say are so in need.
Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 05:26am EST
Maryland state officials apologized for damage to homes along Interstate 270 from snow removal crews and urges homeowners to file a claim with the state.
Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 12:49pm EST
An empty ambulance helped block off 16th Street for parking on Saturday as family, friends and District leaders packed into a church to celebrate the life of Cecil Mills, the man who died outside a D.C. Fire station without getting any help from firefighters.
Saturday - 02/08/2014, 08:43pm EST
A former Montgomery County music teacher will remain in jail to await his trial on multiple counts of abusing his students.
Friday - 02/07/2014, 04:01pm EST
With ice and slush expected across the area Wednesday morning, AAA offers tips for driving in slick winter conditions in a video.
Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:42am EST
One random phone call could lead to a big bill if you get too curious.
Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:31am EST
Ten people from across the Washington area are seeing just how far they can go for a free car.
Thursday - 01/30/2014, 01:51pm EST
Capital Bikeshare is on track to expand to Fairfax County and a
public meeting this week will give neighbors in Reston, Va. a chance to weigh in.
Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 08:23am EST
With a special election win along the Eastern Shore, Democrats will take control of the Virginia Senate.
Monday - 01/27/2014, 08:45pm EST
The indictment of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen is strikingly similar to charges against other Washington-area leaders in the past few years, and even the past few decades.
Thursday - 01/23/2014, 06:33am EST
A majority of D.C. City Council members and Mayor Vince Gray support removing local criminal penalties for marijuana possession, and that could lead to hundreds fewer arrests each year.
Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 07:27am EST
Home values are rising in much of Washington's Maryland suburbs, but
new property assessments show signs of continued trouble in southern and western
Maryland and on the Eastern Shore.
Sunday - 12/29/2013, 08:19am EST
After months of wrangling, bike lanes are coming to a stretch of King Street in Alexandria, Va.
Saturday - 12/21/2013, 07:33am EST
After a number of gas station and convenience store robberies, the Prince George's County Police Department is out with tips to prevent others and some advice for witnesses.
Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 05:48am EST
When flurries threaten the Washington area, everyone runs to the store. But do you really know what to buy for your emergency kits?
Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:48am EST
With snow and later ice predicted to fall over the D.C. region Sunday, emergency responders urge drivers to remember some basic winter weather rules.
Saturday - 12/07/2013, 07:21am EST
The only parking garage set to open in conjunction with the Silver Line is at the Wiehle-Reston East station, and drivers can begin reserving spots now.
Friday - 12/06/2013, 11:13am EST