Baltimore Sun Media poised to be acquired by locally owned nonprofit
About Us
Baltimore's paper should be in Baltimore.
The Save Our Sun campaign was launched in partnership with the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, the NewsGuild-CWA, and a committee of media leaders to support efforts to return The Baltimore Sun to local ownership under a nonprofit model, reinvesting profit back into the paper that has been Maryland’s news source for nearly two centuries.

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Save Our Sun Committee

The Save Our Sun campaign was founded by a committee of media experts including: the sixth Baltimore County Executive Ted Venetoulis, President and CEO of the Goldseker Foundation Matthew Gallagher, Washington-Baltimore News Guild leaders, Founders of KO Public Affairs Damian O’Doherty and Steve Kearney, and a group of supporting community leaders.

Since our launch in April, the campaign has gained more than 7,000 signatures on a petition this spring and summer. Among the signers are leaders from the business, cultural, political, and university communities who bind this city together, including:  

Mark Fetting, former Legg Mason CEO
Rachel Monroe, President Weinberg Foundation
Mark Lerner, Vice President of Chesapeake Partners Management
Michael Cryor, President of The Cryor Group
Shanaysha Sauls, President Baltimore Community Foundation
Greg Cangialosi, Chairman of Betamore and Managing Member of the Baltimore Angels
Marin Alsop, Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Lisa Snowden, Journalist
Laura Lippman, Best-selling Author
Wes Moore, Author and Entrepreneur
David Simon, TV Producer and Creator of “The Wire”
John Waters, Film Director
Janet Marie Smith, International Architect
Cal Ripken, Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Brooks Robinson, Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Tom Inglesby, Director of the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School
Freeman Hrabowski, UMBC President
Sonja Santelises, CEO of the Baltimore City Public Schools
Hon. Jack Young, Mayor of the City of Baltimore
Rabbi Nina Cardin, Author and Director of Jewish Life at the Jewish Community Center of Baltimore
Rev. Msgr Richard J. Bozzelli, Pastor of St. Bernadine Catholic Church
Rev. Andrew Foster Connors, Pastor of Brown Memorial Presbyterian, Co-chair of BUILD

Along with many other notable Marylanders, we’ve garnered written support from both U.S. Senators, two members of Congress, and 55 state legislators.