Catherine Rentz


Catherine Rentz is an investigative reporter for the Baltimore Sun. She spent more than nine years as an independent producing and reporting long-form investigations for video and print outlets including PBS Frontline that have won numerous awards such as the Emmy Award for Best Business Documentary and the Society for Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award for Best Documentary. Born and raised in the wide open spaces of Texas, she’s been traversing the bountiful waters of the D.C.-Baltimore region since 2006. Rentz earned an M.A. in journalism at the University of Missouri and a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

Recent Articles

  • Heroin creates crowded illicit economy in Baltimore

    Heroin creates crowded illicit economy in Baltimore

    For Anthony Miles, Feb. 15, 2013, was a busy day of juggling calls, setting up meetings and touting a high-quality shipment he was expecting soon. Still, he found time to put air in the tires of his Mercedes and to note how well the day was going. Raising a large stack of bills in both hands, he...

  • Dozens line up for closed Sports Legends Museum's 'yard sale'

    Don't mess with Baltimore's sports fans looking to decorate their "man caves." That was the lesson imparted to several late stragglers to Saturday's "yard sale" of the now-closed Sports Legends Museum. More than 40 people lined up at an Inner Harbor pavilion outside the Baltimore Museum of Industry,...