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DorobekINSIDER: Federal News Radio’s Amy Morris leave to join new all-news station

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Amy MorrisAmy Morris, one of the stalwarts of Washington, DC’s Federal News Radio DC, is leaving the station, the DorobekINSIDER has learned. (I’m predicting that I’ll hear from Amy for calling her a “stalwart,” but it’s a good thing — really!)

We hear she is joining the all-news radio station being launched by CBS Radio, insiders say.

The departure leaves big shoes to fill on WFED’s morning show. Morris anchored the morning show with Tom Temin, the former editor of Government Computer News. Morris also served as WFED’s executive editor.

A personal note: Amy and I were paired on Federal News Radio’s afternoon drive program when I first started at the station. She taught me everything I know about radio. For that, she will always have a special place in my heart. Beyond that, she is a consummate professional — and she is passionate about journalism.

And that voice: I always said — only half joking — that I could listen to her read the phone book… and I would continue to listen.

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December 13, 2011 at 1:09 PM

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