Courtney Pomeroy

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit: CBSDC.com)

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit: CBSDC.com)

Courtney Pomeroy works as a Web Content Editor at All-News 99.1 WNEW and CBSDC.com.

Raised in nearby Howard County, she opted to attend the University of Maryland, College Park for the in-state tuition. The prestigious journalism program didn’t hurt, either.

She worked in newspapers for three years after graduating in 2009. Looking for a more fast-paced environment, she turned to the world of radio in early 2013.

When she’s not in the newsroom, she’s usually skating as a member of her roller derby team in Frederick, Md.

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Despite 2-Hour Delay, #ClosePWCS Trends On Twitter Due to Cold Temps

On Tuesday, when snow was falling and Fairfax County Public Schools elected not to close despite the weather, #closeFCPS was trending not only locally but worldwide on Twitter. On Thursday morning, when overnight temperatures were in the single digits and wind made it feel even colder, some people from neighboring Prince William County took a similar approach to letting school officials know how they felt.

01/08/2015

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How Do the Ravens and Their Fans Stack Up Against Potential Playoffs Matchups?

How Ravens Fans Stack Up Against Those of Their Potential Playoffs Matchups

01/05/2015

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‘First Babies’ Born After Midnight Celebrated Throughout the Area

“First babies” who arrived shortly after midnight on New Year’s Day are being celebrated throughout our area today.

01/01/2015

Couples kiss after midnight in Times Square during the New Years Eve celebration on January 1, 2013 in New York City. An estimated one million revelers from around the world endured long hours of cold weather to have a front seat to this year's star studded celebration. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

New Year’s Traditions From Around The World

There are almost 200 countries on Earth and more than 7 billion people, so it should come as no surprise that there are many different customs in place to ring in the New Year.

12/31/2014

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Study: Climbing Tree in Guinea Village May Have Been Epicenter of Ebola Outbreak

The epicenter of this year’s Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the largest in history, may be a climbing tree popular with children in southeastern Guinea village, according to a new study.

12/30/2014

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Flying Dog To Open New Farm Brewery in Northern Va.

Flying Dog Brewery, based in Frederick, Md., and well-known for its hoppy IPAs, Old Bay ale and Ralph Steadman bottle label art, plans to open a “farm brewery destination” in northern Virginia in 2015.

12/30/2014

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Nat’l Zoo Explains Why Bao Bao is Spending Christmas Eve in a Tree

Bao Bao, the National Zoo’s beloved baby panda, is spending her Christmas Eve hiding in a tree in her enclosure after she touched a “hot wire” yesterday.

12/24/2014

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Ravens Players Sing Christmas Carols

On the field, there’s not much to sing about. After a loss to the Texans Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens no longer control their own playoff fate. But it is the holidays, after all, and some members of the team joined together to create a promo for a fake Ravens Christmas album.

12/23/2014

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2014 Top Stories of the Year

2014 Top Stories of the Year

12/23/2014

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Study Points Out Flaws in Popular ‘Paleo’ Diet

The idea behind the recently trendy Paleo diet, or caveman diet, is that participants emulate the eating habits of early humans during the Stone Age. However, a new study performed by researchers at Georgia State University and Kent State University says that strict Paleo dieters may misunderstand their ancestors.

12/23/2014

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