Catherine Rentz

Writer

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

  • Ten shot in Baltimore over the weekend

    Ten shot in Baltimore over the weekend

    A total of ten men were shot over the weekend in Baltimore, police reported. Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday, a 25-year-old man was found by Western District officers at Bon Secours Hospital, where he had come in with gunshot wounds to the legs. Police said the victim was not cooperating, and they...

  • School bus fire temporarily shuts down southbound I-95 South; 40 students evacuated

    School bus fire temporarily shuts down southbound I-95 South; 40 students evacuated

    A school bus from Virginia caught fire late Saturday afternoon on southbound Interstate 95 a half a mile north of Route 100 in Howard County, temporarily halting traffic. Howard County Fire & Rescue personnel responded about 5 p.m. and evaluated around 40 students from a community college in Virginia,...

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