Baltimore Fishbowl reports the fun, factual and sometimes controversial scoop on schools, real estate, politics and business, culture, lifestyle, and community. Find daily original posts Monday through Friday, longer original weekly stories, personal essays about life in Baltimore, and headlines from around the region, all accompanied by photos in a completely independent voice.

Baltimore Fishbowl was created in 2011 by founding editor & publisher Susan Gerardo Dunn, who also founded PaperDoll magazine. Suzy owns Baltimore Fishbowl with her friend, Rob Stewart, who lives in the Maryland suburbs outside Washington, D.C.  In 2019, Bowled Over, LLC made a minority investment in Baltimore Fishbowl as well. In 2021, David Nitkin, a 13-year veteran and former White House correspondent of The Baltimore Sun, became executive editor, a role he works part-time. Marcus Dieterle, formerly of The Cecil Whig, is the managing editor.

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.  It is distributed free in the mail.

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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.

In 2022, Baltimore Fishbowl was named “Best General Interest News Website” by Baltimore Magazine.

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