Professional Profile


B.A., English, Michigan State University, 1973

M.A., English, Syracuse University, 1975


Copy editor/slot editor, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 1980-1986

Copy Editor/slot editor/assistant managing editor, The Baltimore Sun, 1986-2009

Night content production manager, The Baltimore sun, 2010-2018

Content editor, The Baltimore Sun, currently

Adjunct faculty, Loyola University Maryland Communication Department, teaching editing, 1995-present


Blogger, You Don’t Say, The Baltimore Sun, 2005-present

Author, The Old Editor Says: Maxims for Writing and Editing


Professional Affiliations

Charter member, ACES: The Society for Editing, and president, 2001-2005

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