Christina Tkacik

Writer

Christina Tkacik is a multimedia journalist specializing in video, photography and social media. She worked at National Geographic in Washington and A Magazine in Beirut. Christina holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in media studies from American University of Beirut. 

Recent Articles

  • Two men wounded in separate shootings in Baltimore Monday night

    Two men wounded in separate shootings in Baltimore Monday night

    Two men were shot in the leg about a minute apart Monday night in Baltimore, according to police. At 8:23 p.m., a 55-year-old man was shot near the 3300 block of West Baltimore Street in the Saint Josephs neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore, police said. Officers arrived to the scene and began...

  • Wind advisory in effect until Tuesday morning

    Wind advisory in effect until Tuesday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory, calling for winds of 15 to 30 mph and possible gusts of up to 50 mph in the Baltimore area. That’s enough wind to damage power lines and trees and to cause problems for trucks and buses on the road, according to the weather service. The weather...

  • What's now chic was once 'pretty abysmal': a look at Jones Falls Valley's manufacturing past

    What's now chic was once 'pretty abysmal': a look at Jones Falls Valley's manufacturing past

    After college, Nathan Dennies worked as a host at Woodberry Kitchen near Hampden. As he seated guests, he’d give them some history of the building, a former ironworks factory. “100 years ago, there were cauldrons filled with iron” here, he said he would tell diners before they sat down to order...

  • Two shot in Hollins Market

    Two shot in Hollins Market

    A man and a woman were shot near the 800 block of West Pratt Street Thursday night around 11 p.m., according to Baltimore police. Officers arrived at the scene and found a 35-year-old man and 20-year-old woman with gunshot wounds. Both victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. There have...

  • Jose 'Oscar' Hidalgo Romero, killed in Edgewood workplace shooting, remembered for devotion to church

    Jose 'Oscar' Hidalgo Romero, killed in Edgewood workplace shooting, remembered for devotion to church

    Jose Orellana, the pastor of the Church of Pentecost Inc., wanted to appear strong for his congregation Thursday, but in a back room he broke down, the tears streaming as he spoke of his friend Jose Oscar Hidalgo Romero, who helped him found the church three years ago. “No mas cerca angel,” he...

  • Remembering the Division Street of Thurgood Marshall's day

    Remembering the Division Street of Thurgood Marshall's day

    Baltimore’s Upton neighborhood gets attention for blight and crime today. But years ago, it gave birth to a Baltimore legend: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice and subject of the new movie “Marshall,” grew up there. “It was a different world,” said Olando Bartee,...

  • Victims killed in Edgewood office park shooting identified

    Victims killed in Edgewood office park shooting identified

    Police confirmed the identities of three people killed in a workplace shooting in Edgewood Wednesday morning: Bayarsaikhan Tudev, 53, with a last known address in Va.; Jose Hidalgo Romero, 34, with a last known address of Aberdeen, Md.; and Enis Mrvoljak, 48, with an address in Dundalk, Md. Two...

  • Man charged in Essex shooting

    Man charged in Essex shooting

    An Essex man has been charged with assault and weapons violations after two women said he shot at their car Saturday night, according to Baltimore County Police. On Oct. 14, two women, 24 and 30, told an officer they crossed paths with Alexander Francis Morgan, a 29-year-old-man from Essex with...

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