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Pugh administration plans to create TV studio inside City Hall as mayor seeks 'a new narrative'

Pugh administration plans to create TV studio inside City Hall as mayor seeks 'a new narrative'

Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s office is seeking a contractor to help turn two rooms in her City Hall office suite into a television studio, complete with screen backdrops, a control room and multiple cameras — a project that could cost as much as $150,000.

The plans are described in a request for proposals the city issued last week. Potential vendors are being asked to respond by mid-March.

Tonia Lee, the general manager of the city’s television network CharmTV, said the studio is envisioned as a way of better connecting citizens with their government.

“The thinking from the Office of Cable’s perspective is to enhance government transparency so citizens can see...

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