Saturday Morning Update


Washington is waking up to the Saturday Morning Update, 6am-8am on WMAL 105.9 FM & AM 630!

When that cup of coffee isn’t quite enough to get you started, host Rick Fowler gives you everything you need to know to stay on top of the latest news.  Some of the week’s biggest news stories break late Friday or even Saturday morning.   You’ll hear the top stories, in-depth one-on-one interviews with analysts and correspondents around the globe, the inside scoop on the biggest political stories of the week, and news ranging from your neighborhood to the world of entertainment.

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Join nationally-recognized experts with candid commentary and analysis of the latest news stories affecting you and your future.  Investigative Journalist Sharyl Attkisson, host of “Full Measure” brings you stories others don’t want you to hear and gives you information others don’t want you to have. Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer, former intel operative and author of Operation Dark Heart, provides analysis on the top national security stories.  John Gizzi, White House Correspondent and Chief Political Columnist at, brings us the latest developments from The White House Briefing Room.  Jennifer Harper of The Washington Times takes us “Inside the Beltway, where politics meets pop culture.   Guest experts each week provide analysis of the week’s top stories and the morning’s breaking news.

The Saturday Morning Update also features lifestyle news on everything from entertainment to sports to travel.  And each week you’ll hear a preview of what to expect in the headlines in the week ahead.

Each hour begins with news updates from the award-winning WMAL news team. The Saturday Morning Update also delivers news at 6:30am and 7:30am and the latest weekend traffic reports along with complete weather forecasts 4 times an hour.

The Saturday Morning Update delivers guests from the worlds of politics, pop culture and everything in between.  It’s Washington’s way to start your Saturday – on WMAL 105.9 FM & AM 630!

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