Margaret Petza
The Lincoln Special llc


Margaret Petza is a multi-award-winning broadcaster with over 49-years of experience.  She is the former Host of The Maggie Linton Show, a two-hour weekday talk show on SiriusXM Urban View.  A Kansas native she attended the University of Kansas majoring in Radio-TV-Film.  Maggie began her career in 1972 as a Sports Anchor for the KU Sports Network Lawrence, KS.  In 1974, she became the first woman Sports Anchor on TV at KAKE-TV in Wichita, KS and repeated this milestone in St. Louis, MO at KPLR-TV (1977-78) and again in Washington, DC at WTTG-TV (1980-81).

Career highlights: Host of Starfinder - 30 part internationally syndicated program based on the Hubble Space Telescope; Squad Room Secretary final three seasons on Homicide: Life On The Street (NBC); Bit-part actress in the feature films - Hairspray (the original) and Guarding Tess; Production Assistant - World War II Memorial Dedication and Production Assistant for President Barack Obama’s 2009 Inaugural Lincoln Memorial Concert.  Maggie is a member of SAG-AFTRA’s National Women’s Committee and Equal Employment Opportunity Committee and board member of Washington-Mid Atlantic SAG-AFTRA local.

Maggie is also a licensed life insurance broker with First Financial Security. And has a podcast in development.

Maggie is married with 3 grown children, 2- grandchildren and lives in Maryland.

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