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. Read more about the Save Our Sun campaign.See how you can be part of the campaign.
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 CEORachel Monroe
, President Weinberg FoundationMark Lerner
, Vice President of Chesapeake Partners ManagementMichael Cryor
, President of The Cryor GroupShanaysha Sauls
, President Baltimore Community FoundationGreg Cangialosi
, Chairman of Betamore and Managing Member of the Baltimore AngelsMarin Alsop
, Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Lisa Snowden, JournalistLaura Lippman
, Best-selling AuthorWes Moore
, Author and EntrepreneurDavid Simon
, TV Producer and Creator of “The Wire”John Waters
, Film DirectorJanet Marie Smith
, International ArchitectCal Ripken
, Member of the Baseball Hall of FameBrooks Robinson
, Member of the Baseball Hall of FameTom Inglesby
, Director of the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg SchoolFreeman Hrabowski
, UMBC PresidentSonja Santelises
, CEO of the Baltimore City Public SchoolsHon. Jack Young
, Mayor of the City of BaltimoreRabbi Nina Cardin
, Author and Director of Jewish Life at the Jewish Community Center of BaltimoreRev. Msgr Richard J. Bozzelli
, Pastor of St. Bernadine Catholic ChurchRev. 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.