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Julia Ziegler

Julia Ziegler was named WTOP’s Director of News and Programming in December 2019. Prior to that, she served as WTOP’s Digital News Director from 2015-2019. In this role she oversaw the creation and development of all of WTOP’s digital news products, including, the WTOP app, social media, video, podcasts, smart speakers and more.

Ziegler was introduced to WTOP in 2002 when she served as an intern at the station. She then started her career with the station in 2003, performing a multitude of roles, including managing editor of’s sister station,, for seven years. She was also the executive producer at sister stations Talk Radio 3WT and Washington Post Radio.

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Ziegler graduated from Penn State in May 2003 with a degree in journalism. She has her M.A. in News Media Studies from American University.

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