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

  • Turkey Joe Trabert lived a large life full of laughter

    Turkey Joe Trabert lived a large life full of laughter

    Some men live larger than others, and you see that in the range of their experiences and interests, the number of stories they tell and lives they touch. They have insatiable desires to go somewhere new, to meet new people, make friends, read books, listen to music, raise a glass and have a good...

  • Remembrance: On the death of a springtime friend

    Remembrance: On the death of a springtime friend

    Eight years ago, on a Saturday morning in April, I did what I had done each of the previous 18 springs: I drove to beautiful Darlington, in Harford County, parked my car near the Stafford Road Bridge, across from the old Flint Furnace, donned chest waders, set up my fly rod and stepped into Deer...

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