Jon Sham started in The Sun newsroom as a video intern in the summer of 2009. From there, he spent time at WAVY-TV 10 in Hampton Roads, Va., and The Daily Record newspaper, before coming back to the Baltimore Sun Media Group as a video and social media editor for its community papers. He is now back in The Sun newsroom as part of the audience engagement team, where he is continuing his work with video and social media. Jon also teaches multimedia journalism at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Our mission was a three-leg flight: from Baltimore to Philadelphia to Lynchburg, Va., and back to Baltimore. A retired accountant, general aviation pilot and North Laurel resident, Brooks had volunteered to help fly a cancer patient home. My mission was to film and photograph, despite being generally afraid of heights and flights