OUR TOWN is presented by Best Bark Communications and hosted by local Washington, DC personality Andy Ockershausen. A third generation Washingtonian, Andy spent his career in broadcasting at the Evening Star Broadcast Group, WMAL and WMAL TV, Channel 50 and most recently Comcast/NBC Universal. Andy’s experience and leadership at major stations has allowed him to conduct business and develop close relationships with individuals including: US Presidents, sports heroes, and influencers in the political, business and charitable communities.
OUR TOWN will feature a different personality/talent each episode. Andy Ockershausen’s experience, deep understanding and knowledge of Washington, DC during the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90’s and his close relationships with the guests, will bring a unique perspective to their story. Andy will interview characters who have made an impact in the DC Metro for more than five decades. Listeners will have the opportunity to catch up with people they considered their heroes as well as old friends. Each podcast is a half hour. New episodes will be released on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and available at ourtowndc.com.
Season One will feature more than 50 guests, the following is a sampling of the wide variety of influencers who have had a major impact on the Washington DC Metro: Sonny Jurgensen, Bill Regardie, Mel Krupin, Frank Herzog, Catherine Meloy, President of Goodwill, and Maurice Cullinane, DC Police Chief during the Hanafi Siege of 1977, Cary Hatch, CEO of MDB Communications, Wendy Rieger, Mike O’Haro, and many more.
Whether it’s catching up with newsmakers who impacted the community in the past or those making news in the present, by the time each interview is over you will understand from each guest how their contribution has made a difference in the Washington, D.C. community. You can hear the podcast right here on our website, iTunes, or Google Play.