DMV Spotlight shines a light on the issues impacting DC, Maryland and Virginia. The 15 minute interview program allows for in-depth discussion with area leaders and to highlight organizations that are making a difference across the DMV. Interviews include newsmakers, non-profits, local officials and special event coverage. WMAL’s Barbara Britt hosts the weekly program that is designed to provide needed information for listeners across the DC Metro area and beyond.
DMV Spotlight airs Sunday mornings on WMAL radio and on ESPN 630 The Sports Capitol.
The Long Time Washington DC Tradition: The White House Easter Egg Roll | 4-8-2023
Guest, Stewart McLaurin, President of the White House Historical Association gives an overview of this years events and delves into the history of the Egg Roll at the White House, explaining how each occupant left their own mark on the annual gathering. McLaurin also explains that the wooden egg keepsakes used to be real eggs that would be quite smelly a few days after Easter Monday. McLaurin also shared the missing of the Association to keep the White House in its prime and a true representation of the ” People’s House’.… MORE
Holiday Fire Safety | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt
DMV Spotlight on 12-18-22 shines a light on Holiday Fire Risk. Acting Fire Chief James Forgo with Prince William County Fire and Rescue notes that kitchen fires are still the biggest threat of fire especially by leaving food unattended during the busy holiday season.… MORE
Mental Health First Aid Training for Veterans | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt
DMV Spotlight on 12-11-2-22 shines a light on Mental Health FIrst Aid training for Veterans and others. Guest, John Way, a Veteran and founder of VA Way, outlines the importance of Mental Health First Aid that can provide critical information if someone is in in the midst of a mental health crisis. VA Way provides…… MORE
Real Estate Market | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt
DMV Spotlight on 12-4-22 shines a light on the impact of the economy on the DC area real estate market. Bright MLS real estate economist, Dr. Lisa Sturtevant discusses the changes in the one red hot real estate market and the cooling brought by high interest rates as well as inflation.… MORE
Fisher House Foundation | DMV Spotlight with Barbara Britt
DMV Spotlight on 11-27-22 shines a light on the Fisher House Foundation that provides a place for families of US veterans at no cost while their loved one is being treated at a US military or Veterans Affairs Hospital. … MORE