Baltimore Sun

The Sun
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The Baltimore Sun is Maryland’s largest general-circulation daily news organization with more than 1 million readers across the state in print and online. With the motto “Light For All”, The Sun provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and business through their child publications, Capital Gazette and the Carroll County Times. They have won 16 Pulitzer Prizes, and published over 30 other Baltimore metropolitan-area newspapers, magazines and websites. The Baltimore Sun’s coverage also extends to a range of asset classes, including equities, fixed income and real estate, as well as interest rates, monetary policy, the credit markets and currencies.

The Baltimore Sun has been home to many notable journalists, including:

  • H.L. Mencken
  • Rafael Alvarez
  • Linda Carter Brinson
  • Richard Ben Cramer
  • Russell Baker
  • A. Aubrey Bodine
  • John Carroll
  • James Grant
  • Turner Catledge
  • Edmund Duffy
  • Thomas Edsall
  • John Filo
  • Jon Franklin
  • Jack Germond
  • Mauritz A. Hallgren
  • Price Day
  • Phil Potter
  • David Hobby
  • Brit Hume
  • Gwen Ifill
  • Gerald W. Johnson
  • Kevin P. Kallaugher (KAL)
  • Murray Kempton
  • Frank Kent
  • Tim Kurkjian
  • Laura Lippman
  • William Manchester
  • Lee McCardell