Matt Brown

Adjunct Lecturer

College/University: M.S. Columbia University

Matthew Hay Brown is senior editor for national news and enterprise at The Baltimore Sun. He assigns and edits coverage of Washington, the military and the federal workforce, and works with reporters on enterprise and investigative projects.

In 10 years at The Sun, Brown has served as politics and government editor, business editor, Washington correspondent and religion writer.

In 25 years in newspapers, he has reported in English and Spanish from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He has written for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor and other newspapers.

As a staff writer at The Hartford Courant, Brown was a member of the team that won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting for The Hartford Courant.

He holds a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, where he won the Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship, the school’s highest honor.

At Merrill, he teaches JOUR201: News Writing & Reporting I. He has also taught at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and Towson University in Maryland.