Sam Davis, who started at The Baltimore Sun as a sports clerk 36 years ago, is now its managing editor.
As managing editor, Davis will oversee the Sun’s newsroom as well as other publications, including The Carroll County Times, The Annapolis Capital and several weekly community newspapers, Natalie Sherman reports. Davis has spent the last three years as the Sun’s assistant managing editor.
Davis has been an assistant managing editor for the past three years. In his new role as managing editor of The Baltimore Sun Media Group, Davis will oversee The Sun, as well as other publications, including The Carroll County Times, The Annapolis Capital and weekly community papers.
Davis, who graduated from the historically black Coppin State University, is the first African-American to be managing editor of The Baltimore Sun in its 179-year history.