Fox 5 DC

July 23, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Fox 5 Moves to New Digs in Bethesda

After five decades at 5151 Wisconsin Avenue in the Friendship Heights neighborhood of NW Washington DC, Fox 5 is getting new, shiny digs in Bethesda. The new headquarters are two miles up the street located at 7272 Wisconsin Avenue. Fox 5 will take up three floors of the new building. The first show from the […]

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July 22, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Fox 5 D.C. Anchor Moves Her Desk

Lauren DeMarco moved from the anchor desk at Fox 5 TV to the Public Affairs Office at the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office.  She called it a wrap after almost 17 years at Fox 5 D.C. when she anchored her last nightly newscasts on July 18. DeMarco, a longtime Maryland resident, told MyMCM, “I’m so […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Yale Student Body President Kahlil Greene

At 19-years-old, Kahlil Greene of Germantown is already a Montgomery County Black History-maker. Greene was elected the first black student body president of Yale University. His term as student body president started in May 2019 and it concludes in May 2020. MyMCMedia caught up with Greene, who is currently a junior studying U.S. History and […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Joins Silver Spring Community for Fox 5 Zip Trip

Montgomery Community Media’s Education Team was there for Fox 5 DC’s Zip Trip to Silver Spring on Friday morning. Check out some of our live social media coverage from the eventful morning. MCM is repping our Media Lab signs as Councilmember @tomhucker is about to be interviewed by @fox5dc! — MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) May 24, […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS: Damascus Athletic Director, JV Coaching Staff Are Out

Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Jack Smith held a press conference Tuesday, where Smith answered questions about the letter mailed to the Damascus community detailing an update into MCPS’s internal investigation into the alleged locker room rapes. (Video courtesy of Facebook/Fox 5 DC) Athletic Director, JV Football Coach Out at Damascus MCPS is making major […]

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February 25, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

More Than 65 Firefighters Battle A House Fire in Silver Spring

A house fire in Silver Spring on Saturday sent a woman in critical condition to the hospital. At around 6:20 p.m. a single-family home on the 2500 block of Holman Avenue in Forest Glen Park was engulfed in flames. More than 65 firefighters were on the scene battling the fire. UPDATE @mcfrs Media Info Tapline […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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September 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

FOX5’s Sue Palka on Forecasting Hurricanes

MCM’s field producer Carolyn Raskauskas spoke with FOX5 chief meteorologist and Montgomery County resident Sue Palka Wednesday, Sept. 12 as Hurricane Florence headed for the Atlantic coast. State and county officials kept an eye on what Hurricane Florence might mean Maryland and Montgomery County. As Palka explains, its a tricky business predicting hurricanes and typically […]

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July 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Fox 5 Zip Trip to Bethesda

Fox 5 DC took a Zip Trip to Bethesda Friday morning to “share with our viewers the unique things they can see and do during their visit,” Beth Riggs of Fox 5 DC said. Fox hosts played Bethesda trivia with Stephanie Coppula of the Bethesda Urban Partnership, showcased dishes from Greek restaurant Kapnos Kouzina, had […]

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