MoCo’s Most Famous

October 11, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman

Jud Ashman is the affable mayor of the city of Gaithersburg. He has been a very busy man lately with a long list of big things like Montgomery County’s first ever Wawa and possibly first-ever Royal Farms. Ashman addresses those topics plus the future of Lakeforest Mall and discusses his pet project, the popular Gaithersburg […]

Read more

September 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Katie Ledecky Fully Focused on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

At the ripe old age of 15, Katie Ledecky stood atop the highest podium during the medal ceremony at the 2012 London Olympic Games proudly listening to the national anthem after winning her first gold medal. Now 22, Ledecky has five Olympic golds and will be trying to add to her collection next summer at […]

Read more

August 28, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Legendary High School Football Coach Bob Milloy Discusses His Hall of Fame Career

47 years as head coach at four Montgomery County schools. 405 career wins, the most in Maryland history. Eight state championships. The numbers are startling but only tell part of the story of Bob Milloy, one of the most influential coaches these parts have ever seen. The retired coach came to MCM to discuss the […]

Read more

August 15, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard

Dr. DeRionne Pollard is not your father’s college president. Not even close. She’s out, she’s proud and she’s in charge. In her 10th year of leading Montgomery College, Pollard discusses what the goals of higher education should be, why community colleges matter and who her go to musical artist is after a tough day at […]

Read more

July 29, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Mark Ein’s Journey from Tournament Ball Boy to Owner

Mark Ein might as well be called DC’s Mr. Tennis. He made his name as an investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in Washington D.C. but most people know him as the owner of the Washington Kastles, a professional team that won six championships (including five in a row) in World Team Tennis. He is passionate about […]

Read more

June 10, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Great, NFL Veteran, Now CEO Shawn Springs

Shawn Springs is one of the best football players to ever come out of Montgomery County. After a decorated career at Springbrook as an All-Met football player and track star, Springs was an All-America at Ohio State and the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. A 13-year NFL career […]

Read more

June 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Actor/Comedian and Magruder Graduate Jason Kravits

You may not know his name but chances are you know the face and have seen him on TV over the last several years. Jason Kravits has had roles on many prominent shows like Friends, Curb Your Enthusiam, The Practice, Law and Order, Everybody Loves Raymond, 30 Rock, Blue Bloods and many more. He grew […]

Read more

May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous Takes on the County’s Most Famous Landmark

It’s a building that Washingtonians see every day while driving on the Beltway: the Mormon Temple (actually called the Washington D.C. Temple). Most have never been inside so there’s a mystery attached to it. On this week’s MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff, we try to pull back the curtain and demystify some of the […]

Read more

May 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: In Living Color’s Tommy Davidson Relishes Coming Home

Tommy Davidson burst onto the comedy scene in 1990 as part of an ensemble cast which included Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey and the Wayans family in the groundbreaking TV show, In Living Color.  That was eight years after graduating from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Davidson still relishes his days in Montgomery County and his five […]

Read more

April 16, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: FOX5’s Sue Palka Reflects on 33 Years in Montgomery County

Sue Palka has been FOX5’s chief weather forecaster for over 33 years. She talks about starting out as a teacher and an actress, the major changes in meteorology over the years and why she loves Montgomery County – on this episode of MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff. Available Now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter