Courtney Pomeroy

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit:

Courtney Pomeroy, All News 99.1 WNEW (Credit:

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

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 local roller derby team.

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Study: Fast Food Linked To Lower Student Test Scores

Fast food burgers, fries and other greasy fare may affect how students perform in school, according to a new study led by an Ohio State University professor.


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VIDEO: Woman ‘Races the Metro’

A D.C. woman says she successfully raced a Metro train going from Federal Triangle to Smithsonian on the Silver/Orange/Blue line.


File photo of the Twitter homepage. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

After ‘Do Not Drink Advisory,’ D.C. Water Teases Customer About Showering on Twitter

A “Do Not Drink Advisory” was issued for parts of D.C. Wednesday night, and when a customer inquired on Twitter Thursday about when the water would be safe to shower in, D.C. Water gave some interesting advice.


Former Ravens running back Ray Rice addresses a news conference with his wife Janay (not pictured) at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ray Rice Attends Baltimore Toys for Tots Drive

It’s been almost 9 months since Ray Rice was arrested for punching his now-wife in an Atlantic City hotel, and a little over three months since his contract was terminated by the Baltimore Ravens when the full video of the assault surfaced online.


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Johns Hopkins Apologizes for Sending ‘Welcome’ E-mails to Rejected Applicants

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is apologizing after nearly 300 applicants who had actually been rejected received congratulatory e-mails.


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FDA: Avoid Fetal ‘Keepsake’ Images

The FDA is warning moms and dads-to-be that “over-the-counter” ultrasounds for the purpose of fetal keepsake images and videos should be avoided.


Photo of Testudo thinking B1G at College Park, via University of Maryland Assistant Volleyball Coach, @coachkkenney.

U-Md. Students Make Over-the-Top Finals Offerings to Testudo (Again)

It’s a well-known superstition at the University of Maryland, College Park: rub the nose of the bronze mascot in front of the library during finals week, or risk a bad grade. If you’re anticipating a particularly difficult test, leave an “offering.”


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Study: Scary Ads Are More Effective to Prevent Smoking

Anti-smoking ads that invoke responses of fear or disgust are the ones most likely to work, according to a new Centers for Disease Control study.


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Metro’s First 7000-Series Railcars on Track for 2015 Completion

Metro’s new 7000-series railcars are one step closer to full-scale production after Metro and the Tri-State Oversight Committee (TOC) have agreed to allow safety testing to proceed for a 2015 completion.


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Video of Md. Target Employee Giving Black Friday Speech Goes Viral

It wasn’t the Battle of Thermopylae, it was Black Friday. It wasn’t Greece, it was Westminster, Maryland. And it wasn’t King Leonidas (or Gerard Butler), it was a Target employee.