Who are Community Contributors?

Community Contributors are registered users of,, and other Baltimore Sun Media Group publications who have photos, articles, announcements and press releases to share with other readers. This content can be posted online for free using our publishing tools. Please see our FAQ for more information. If you're having trouble posting content, please see our guidelines for using Baltimore


Are Community Contributors paid?
No. We do not pay Community Contributors to post content.

Does it cost anything to post content?
No. Posting articles and photos is free. It is also free to" target="_self">share events with us.

How are Community Contributors identified?
Contributors can identify themselves by their own names or as organizations, brands, PR firms, companies or other groups or individuals. If a member does not choose a display name, their username is listed on the articles and photos they post. Display names and usernames may or may not identify our digital members by name.  

What kind of stories do readers post?
Readers post community announcements, articles, press releases and information about upcoming local happenings. Contributions appearing on our website are unsolicited and unpaid. Opinions, claims and advice do not reflect those of the Baltimore Sun Media Group. Content that does not meet our Terms of Service will be taken down.

How can I become a Community Contributor?
If you’d like to share announcements, press releases, events, photos and other stories, register for a free account. Registered guests receive access to five premium content items per month, can comment on stories and subscribe to Baltimore Sun Media Group newsletters. Go here to get started.

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- For specific questions about posting content, please go here.

- To create an account or sign in and start posting, please go here.

- To learn more about digital membership, please go here.