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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A core group of experienced local freelance writers provides daily posts, columns, and reporting.
In 2016, Baltimore Fishbowl published its first print guide, the Guide to Baltimore Independent Schools. In 2017, the Guide to Baltimore Real Estate and Home was created. Both are distributed free in the mail and at assorted stores and shopping centers.
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.
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