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When is National WONK Day?

January 9th

Who Founded National WONK Day?

National WONK Day was founded by iHeartMedia.

What is National WONK Day?

National WONK Day is a day to celebrate the people that are actually changing the world, WONKs! WONKs sometimes go unrecognized and iHeartMedia wants to give them the day they deserve. WONKs are critical to moving our country forward. WONKs are the behind-the-scenes people in D.C. who are innovators, experts and are passionate about their work, as well as solving the world’s most difficult problems.

How to celebrate National WONK Day:

If you know a WONK, thank them for all of their hard work!

Also, be sure to tune into Washington’s WONK-FM (101.1 and 104.7) as they will be donating airtime to honor WONKs and will be running special promotions in the DMV area. This broadcast is also available on and the iHeartRadio app.