Sandra Banisky

Abell Professor in Baltimore Journalism

J.D., University of Baltimore; B.S., Boston University
Office: 2100H Knight
Phone: 301-405-2412
Email: sbanisky@jmail.umd.edu

Sandy Banisky, former deputy managing editor of The (Baltimore) Sun, teaches urban affairs reporting, a class that explores issues important to cities using Baltimore as a laboratory. At the Sun, she supervised metro, foreign, national, sports and business news and developed front-page stories from every department of the paper. She also served as The Sun's national editor and national correspondent and covered state and local government and politics. She joined the college in 2008.