Capital newspaper shooting victims
The first time Gerald Fischman applied for a job at The Capital, the editor passed him over.
Rob Hiaasen once wrote a description of his ideal job: “I would like to be paid for the occasional amusing remark or for simply showing up promptly to work and bringing in cookies from time to time,” he wrote a colleague.
John McNamara was toiling as a news copy editor at the Capital Gazette when he left to pursue his dream: sports reporting.
Rebecca Smith was a recent hire at the Capital Gazette but had already proved herself a valuable asset.
Wendi Winters spent a dozen years writing her way into the Capital Gazette newsroom.