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Matthew Hay Brown

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As Senior Editor for National News and Enterprise at The Sun, Matthew Hay Brown edits coverage of Washington, the military and the federal workforce, and works with reporters on investigative and enterprise projects. Brown has reported in English and Spanish from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He was a member of the team that won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting. He holds a master's degree with honors from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • Three-time Bronze Star honoree to lead Fort Meade

    Three-time Bronze Star honoree to lead Fort Meade

    Col. Tom Rickard, an infantry officer who has deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and earned three Bronze Stars, will assume command of Fort Meade this week, officials said Tuesday. Rickard will replace Col. Bryan P. Foley, who has served as installation commander since August 2013. Rickard returned...

  • The Beach Boys, with orchestra but not Brian Wilson, run through the hits

    The Beach Boys, with orchestra but not Brian Wilson, run through the hits

    What a good idea the Beach Boys are.  If all they’d ever done was sing that Chuck Berry-style rock ’n’ roll about surfing and cars and girls, they’d have earned some kind of immortality.  But by deepening and darkening their approach – introducing themes of loneliness, insecurity and alienation...

  • Monkees take multi-generational crowd back in time

    Monkees take multi-generational crowd back in time

    “Have we got any Monkees fans out there?” Micky Dolenz asked early in the band’s performance Thursday in Washington. There came the inevitable cheers. Dolenz responded with a threat: “We’ll fix that!” But try as they might, the group couldn’t shake the goodwill of the multi-generational crowd that...

  • The Monkees' Peter Tork reflects on 50 years, looks ahead with new album

    The Monkees' Peter Tork reflects on 50 years, looks ahead with new album

    It’s a big week for area Monkees fans. On Thursday, the beloved 1960s pop rockers bring their multimedia show to the Warner Theatre in Washington; on Friday comes “Good Times!,” their first album in 20 years — and, as Rolling Stone opined this week, their best since the ‘60s. The tour, the album...

  • Police, investigating April shooting death, ask for help identifying man in photo

    Police, investigating April shooting death, ask for help identifying man in photo

    Police investigating the shooting death of an off-duty security officer last month in East Baltimore asked for help Monday identifying a man in a photograph. Antonio Washington was found with a gunshot wound to his head early on the morning of April 17 in the 600 block of N. Duncan Street in the...

  • Man found shot 'multiple times' in East Baltimore

    Man found shot 'multiple times' in East Baltimore

    A 21-year-old man was found shot Monday evening in East Baltimore, police said. Officers called to the 2400 block of Monument Street on a report of a shooting at about 8 p.m. found the man shot "multiple times," police spokesman Det. Jeremy Silbert said. The man was taken to an area hospital for...

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