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Julie Donaldson Reacts To Her New Job With The Redskins

An interior view of the Washington Football Team stadium.

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 17: Fans look on in the fourth quarter of the game between the Washington Redskins and the Arizona Cardinals at FedEx Field on December 17, 2017 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

For the first time in months, there's good news surrounding the NFL's Washington franchise.

Washington has been at the forefront of head-turning front-page news this month. The organization retired the "Redskins" nickname after plenty of opposition. Then, just a week ago, several members of Dan Snyder's "inner circle" were accused by 15 former Redskins employees of sexual assault and harassment.

It's safe to say the NFL's Washington franchise desperately needs some good publicity. The organization's latest hiring should help improve the team's reputation.

Washington hired Julie Donaldson of NBC Sports Washington to take over the team's radio broadcast. She's reportedly the first female in NFL history to become a member of an NFL team broadcast. Julie Donaldson had an incredible reaction to her new position on Tuesday.

"It is with great humility & sincere appreciation that I accept the new position of the Washington Football Team's Senior VP of Media and Content," Julie Donaldson wrote on Twitter. "This is a challenge I've been preparing and working toward for nearly 20 yrs in sports media, including the last decade in Washington."

Donaldson also took this opportunity to thank Washington's owner Dan Snyder. Snyder has been surrounded by controversy from the moment he stepped foot in the organization. But his latest hiring shows he's willing to try and improve his organization's alleged toxic environment.

We're certainly looking forward to witnessing Donaldson's contributions for the NFL's Washington franchise in coming years.