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Eight days after news of the affair between GMA3 hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes broke, Robach gave (UK's) DailyMail.com an update on their relationship: 'It's kind of over now.' Robach will reportedly return to the show next week, but Holmes has been suspended 'indefinitely' from the show as ABC management launches an investigation into his affairs with other staff members...


Jim Stewart, co-founder of Stax Records in Memphis, dies at age 92. During an era of racial strife, white musicians and producers worked alongside Black singers, songwriters and instrumentalists to create the “Memphis sound” embodied by Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. and the M.G.s, Carla and Rufus Thomas, The Staple Singers, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, The Bar-Kays and many others...


They're on STRIKE for at least one day! The New York Times Guild, the union that represents more than 1,000 members at The New York Times is asking readers to not engage in any of the paper's online platforms and stand with them on the digital picket line on Thursday, December 8, 2022. The union and newspaper management were not able to reach agreement on a new contract after 20 months of negotiations...


Bomani Jones who appeared on the 'CNN This Morning' show this week now says, "Nothing I’ve said has spread like my Deion Sanders comments on CNN." He adds, “The only thing in my career that I can think of that has gone as viral as this Deion thing has, is the Donald Sterling thing in 2014.” "Coach Prime" Deion Sanders has announced he is leaving Jackson State for Colorado. He will coach JSU in the Celebration Bowl in Atlanta on December 17, 2022 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.>Read more...


Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy announce The Breakfast Club will add rotating guest hosts until a permanent one is named to replace Angela Yee. >Read more...


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August 19, 2021

Radio and Media Personality Marc Clarke Joins Great Day Washington WUSA9 as His Reinventing Journey Continues

Media veteran Marc Clarke is joining the Great Day Washington team this fall as a co-host with Kristen Berset-Harris on WUSA9. He's starting in this new role as fill in co-host while Ellen Bryan goes on maternity leave. 


Marc Clarke has worked in various radio and media markets over the years including New York, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. He says this latest opportunity to work at WUSA9 confirms that "dreams do come true" because he always wanted to expand his media chops to television.



Growing up in Springfield, Illinois, Marc loved all aspects of media, but always wanted to be on television like Bryant Gumbel and Howard Cosell. He majored in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale. 



Upon graduation, Marc's first opportunities came in radio, so he took them and began his decades long career behind the mic. His journey took him from Majic108 in St. Louis, Missouri to 92Q in Baltimore (hosting the legendary Big Phat Morning Show), Maryland and most recently WHUR in Washington, D.C. (Marc also hosted evenings in New York City at Radio 103.9 WNBM-FM)


"I love radio, but I always wanted to be a part of a high energy, entertaining and informative television show and guess what? It’s happening!" Marc said.


Marc says he's excited to get a chance to be a part of an amazing show and work on the same network as his lovely wife, Allison Seymour, who is on Get Up DC on WUSA9 from 4:30 - 7a.m.



When he's not on television or radio, you can find Marc spending time with his three amazing daughters and two dogs. He also inspires people daily with his weight loss journey on many platforms including Instagram. Follow him there @themarcclarkeshow.



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