WTOP Presents: Covering January 6

On January 6, 2021, thousands of pro-Trump supporters gathered in Washington D.C. to protest the election of Joe Biden.

What happened that day has been covered by countless news stories. To understand how local Washington D.C. radio station WTOP covered it, you have to hear from the reporters, anchors and producers who were part of the team that day.

This mini-documentary looks at how several different WTOP staffers witnessed the event, from a Capitol Hill Correspondent in the Capitol Building to a producer running the midday show. With new interviews and never before seen footage, this mini-doc will help you see how a local radio station covered a historic national moment.