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Baltimore Fishbowl reports the fun, factual and sometimes controversial scoop on local schools, real estate, money and power, culture, lifestyle, and community. Find daily posts Monday through Friday, longer original weekly stories, assorted columns and curated news from around the region, all accompanied by photos and video.

Baltimore Fishbowl was created in 2011 by editor & publisher Susan G. Dunn, who also founded PaperDoll magazine.  She was a Knight Digital Media Fellow in 2011. Ethan McLeod is the senior editor. He previously covered news in the Baltimore area as a member of the web team at WBFF-TV. Ethan has also worked as an assistant editor for CQ Researcher in Washington D.C., a freelance writer for DCist and a newspaper reporter for Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia.

Steve Babcock is the associate editor. Steve served as the managing editor of the NOLA Defender for four years and also writes for Technical.ly Baltimore. Steve was previously the Baltimore Fishbowl senior editor but scaled back to take on a larger role at Technical.ly. He has a degree in journalism from Northeastern University.

Writer Betsy Boyd is the literary editor. She teaches writing at the University of Baltimore. Please submit creative non-fiction for our Real Life Modern Family section to Betsy at betsy@baltimorefishbowl.com.

A core group of experienced local freelance writers provides daily posts, columns, and reporting.

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In 2012, Baltimore Fishbowl was named “Best New Website” by Baltimore Magazine.

In 2013, writer Marion Winik was named “Best Humorist” by Baltimore Magazine for her Baltimore Fishbowl column Bohemian Rhapsody.

Reach the editors at suzy@baltimorefishbowl.com and steve@baltimorefishbowl.com and ethan@baltimorefishbowl.com.

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