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

  • Flood warning in effect in Carroll with thunderstorms, gusty winds expected

    Flood warning in effect in Carroll with thunderstorms, gusty winds expected

    Carroll County is under a flood warning through 3:30 p.m. Monday, the start of what is expected to be a rainy week with Hurricane Florence threatening to affect the Mid-Atlantic later in the week.  The National Weather Service said rain was likely before noon Monday and showers and thunderstorms...

  • Maryland weather: Flood warning in effect with thunderstorms, gusty winds expected

    Maryland weather: Flood warning in effect with thunderstorms, gusty winds expected

    Baltimore is under a flood warning through 9:30 a.m. Monday, and a coastal flood advisory is in place for shoreline areas in southern Baltimore County and Baltimore City. The National Weather Service said rain was likely before noon Monday and showers and thunderstorms were possible in the afternoon....

  • No, Burt Reynolds didn't try out for the Colts

    No, Burt Reynolds didn't try out for the Colts

    In his 2016 memoir, “But Enough About Me,” Burt Reynolds vividly recounts the injuries that forced him to stop playing football in college. “It would take a long time to get through my thick skull that there could be more to life than playing football and chasing sorority girls,” wrote Reynolds,...

  • Shooting breaks up vigil in East Baltimore

    Shooting breaks up vigil in East Baltimore

    A vigil at Eager Street and North Broadway in East Baltimore for a homicide victim abruptly dispersed at 7:13 p.m. Thursday when someone opened fire, according to neighbors. Police said a 19-year-old man was shot Thursday on the 1600 block of Eager St. Officers remained at the scene hours later,...

  • Tree falls on Middle River apartment building during thunderstorm

    Tree falls on Middle River apartment building during thunderstorm

    A large tree fell on top of an apartment building in Middle River during a thunderstorm Thursday, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department. “Roof did not collapse, but large unstable tree is laying across the building,” a department spokeswoman tweeted Thursday night. Three adults and...

  • Police identify man killed after he exited his car on Baltimore Beltway

    Police identify man killed after he exited his car on Baltimore Beltway

    Maryland State Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash on the Baltimore Beltway in which a man exited his 2018 Nissan and was struck by an oncoming tractor trailer. The victim was identified as Michael C. Dent, 38, of Catonsville, according to police. Police say the accident took place...

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