Capital Gazette wins special Pulitzer Prize citation for coverage of newsroom shooting that killed five

Barbara Haddock Taylor


Barbara Haddock Taylor has been a photographer at the Baltimore Sun since 1984. A graduate of Ohio University, she earned a Master of Science degree in journalism. Some of her most interesting assignments include a six week journey throughout Russia, documenting the changes brought on by the fall of communism; a story about the oldest then-living pair of conjoined twins, women who were joined at the head; and a week in Memphis during an anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley.

Recent Articles

  • Backstage at the Everyman Theatre

    Backstage at the Everyman Theatre

    “Dancing At Lughnasa” is a nostalgic look at a family of five unmarried sisters in 1936 Ireland. The Mundy sisters are caring for their older brother, Jack, a Catholic priest who was sent home under suspicious circumstances after ministering in Africa for 25 years. Their story is narrated by Michael,...

  • A doggone good time at BARCS

    A doggone good time at BARCS

    The Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter has been bursting at the seams for several years. More than 11,000 unwanted, abused and stray animals are dropped off each year, at a rate of about 30 a day, at the largest open-admission animal shelter in the state. No animals are turned away, even...

  • Meaningful employment for the visually impaired

    Meaningful employment for the visually impaired

    For more than a hundred years, blind and visually impaired people in Maryland have been participating in employment and training opportunities at Blind Industries and Services of Maryland. At the organization’s Halethorpe facility, participants take free classes in Braille, cane travel, independent...

  • A different kind of buried treasure

    The Crystal Grottoes Caverns in Boonsboro was discovered in 1920 when the area was being quarried. The natural formations dangling on illuminated walkways were saved because of their beauty and commercial potential.

  • Dancers raise the barre

    Students, teachers and arts enthusiasts from across the region put on their dancing shoes and made their way to Goucher College last week for the American College Dance Festival Association's Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. The event, which ended Saturday, included master classes, a faculty showcase...

  • An angle that was missed

    Last week, I was assigned to cover the opening day of the special legislative session in Annapolis called by Gov. Martin O'Malley in order to wrestle with serious state budget concerns. An array of new taxes, tax reforms and slot proposals was on the table. Taxes are something that is important...

  • On their toes

    Young students from Anita's Dance Studio staged a recital last weekend at Notre Dame Preparatory School. The children had been rehearsing for the show, Lost in the Forest, since January. Anita's Dance Studio has been giving dance instruction for 59 years.

  • Volunteering to improve life in Pigtown

    Paul's Place Outreach Center is a wide-ranging community center in Southwest Baltimore's Pigtown neighborhood. The center has a dining room where lunch is served five days a week. Paul's Place also includes a clothing center, literacy program and computer lab, as well as programs for children....

1 2