Dan Rodricks

Columnist

Dan Rodricks is an award-winning columnist for The Baltimore Sun, writing commentary on local, regional and national news three days a week since January 1979. He is also the host of a podcast, called Roughly Speaking, on baltimoresun.com. He is the former host of Midday, a daily talk show on WYPR, the NPR affiliate in Baltimore. Earlier, he was host of a talk show on WBAL Radio, contributed feature stories and commentary to WBAL-TV News, the NBC affiliate in Baltimore, and he produced and served as host of a live television show, "Rodricks For Breakfast," on WMAR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Baltimore. He is the winner of several national and regional journalism awards, and the author of two books.

Recent Articles

  • In Annapolis, a perfect breeze to heal and unify

    In Annapolis, a perfect breeze to heal and unify

    A breeze stirred softly from the west — not strong enough to blow out the vigil candles, but strong enough to cool the sweaty brows of the people who gathered near the Westfield Annapolis mall to pray for the victims of the shooting at the Capital Gazette, a few hundred yards away, across Bestgate...

  • On the death of a wordsmith, words come hard

    On the death of a wordsmith, words come hard

    Once upon a time, the Capital Gazette was a competitor of the The Baltimore Sun. But since 2014, when the Cap became part of the Baltimore Sun Media Group, that edge went away and those of us who work for The Sun now feel a familial pride for what the talented and enterprising staff in Annapolis...

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