Friday Round Up
#GUESTEDITOR Elaina Plott Staff Writer for Washingtonian “I’m beaming about the fact that I don’t have to cover anything related to healthcare! Godspeed, Hill staffers and reporters. You deserve a stiff Manhattan.” Weather: Looks like this weekend will be grayer than that last patch of hair on your grandpa’s head. We top …
2016 FamousDC Media Ticket
FRATES-MOE LEADERSHIP IS #FML2016 Forget Trump and Hillary. We need candidates for the highest office that we can trust. Americans are looking for another way. Another path. A new avenue. New blood. New leadership. And who do we all trust more than anyone else? The media…obviously. That is why FamousDC is excited to …
Uncovering The Undefeated
The Undefeated – ESPN’s newest platform focused on the intersection of race and sports – is finally seeing the light of day and, after several months of some turbulence, the light at the end of the tunnel. The Undefeated launched this morning to bring its audience stories of athleticism, altruism and inspiration from …
Morning Grind 5.17.16
FAMOUS FORECAST This is a sick joke, right? TUESDAY JAM Brought to you by Taz Jones of Bryant Row. Some people are going to tell you that Tuesday is way too early in the week to cut loose and have fun. None of those people work at FamousDC. Crank out Song of the …
Serena Williams Has a Famous Fan Club
Grammy winners, supermodels, and art collectors, oh my! Clinton Yates of the Washington Post points out Serena’s star-studded lineup in her cheering section at Wimbledon. We spy with our little eyes: John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Drake, Karlie Kloss, and Dasha Zhukova.
Meet Clinton Yates. Yates is the local news editor for the WaPo’s Express and writes Lunchline, a feature dedicated to commenting on the day’s headlines. One of the proud few, he is a DC native. And he clearly loves his city, his Caps and his Nats. Yates began his career in radio and then jumped to the newspaper industry to become one of the districts favorite journo personalities. Luckily we caught him in between deadlines to answer a few questions. Find Yates on Twitter, Storify & Instagram
Spring Fever Sprang Last Night
Last night’s FamousDC / Resonate Happy Hour was a huge success thanks to our generous sponsors, which included Resonate, Weyerhaeuser, Roll Call, NJI Media and Story Partners. A few observations: Clinton Yates thinks RG3 is a nerd, but is OK with that. People in their early 20s still hit up Adams …
Clinton Yates | Beltway Celebrity
Happy holidays from Washington Post’s Clinton Yates and his FamousDC t-shirt. Where will the next FamousDC t-shirt show up?
Clinton Yates = Jay Z
Read the Express today [Rahm]
And we thought Rahm Emanuel was the only person that took time to read our blog. [expressed] Famous thank you to Clinton Yates
We got a shout out in the Express today. See, we’re not the only ones that don’t appreciate Zip cars. Thank you Mr. Clinton Yates.