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The fifth season of The Wire included a focus on the media and in particular a fictionalized version of The Baltimore Sun. The series introduced many new characters who were professional journalists.

Baltimore SunEdit

Editorial staffEdit

Augustus HaynesEdit

Main article: Augustus Haynes

Augustus Haynes is the city desk editor for the paper and is an principled but unrefined presence in the newsroom. Haynes is played by Clark Johnson.[1]

James WhitingEdit

Main article: James Whiting

James Whiting is the paper's Executive Editor and determines the overall direction of the paper. He is played by Sam Freed.[2]

Thomas KlebanowEdit

Main article: Thomas Klebanow

Thomas Klebanow is the paper's managing editor and is responsible for the day to day running of the paper. He is played by [{David Costabile]].[3]

Tim PhelpsEdit

Main article: Tim Phelps

Tim Phelps is the editor of the paper's State Desk. He is played by Tom McCarthy.[4]

Steven LuxenbergEdit

Main article: Steven Luxenberg

Steven Luxenberg is the editor of the metro section and oversees other editors. He is played by Robert Poletick.[5][6]

Jay SpryEdit

Main article: Jay Spry

Jay Spry is the overnight copy editor, or rewrite man, for the metro desk of the paper. He is played by Donald Neal.[7]

ReportersEdit

Alma GutierrezEdit

Main article: Alma Gutierrez

Alma Gutierrez is an eager and talented young reporter. Gutierrez is played by Michelle Paress.[8]

Scott TempletonEdit

Main article: Scott Templeton

Scott Templeton is an unscrupulous and ambitious young reporter. Templeton is played by Tom McCarthy.[9]

Jeff PriceEdit

Main article: Jeff Price

Jeff Price is the city hall reporter for the metro desk. He is played by Todd Scofield.[10]

Bill ZorziEdit

Main article: Bill Zorzi

Bill Zorzi is a veteran reporter for the Baltimore Sun facing an increased workload since the last round of buyouts. He is played by series writer William F. Zorzi.[11]

Mike FletcherEdit

Main article: Mike Fletcher

Mike Fletcher is a general assignments reporter for the metro desk of the paper. He is played by Brandon Young.[12]

Roger TwiggEdit

Main article: Roger Twigg

Roger Twigg is a veteran police reporter for the City Desk. He is played by Bruce Kirkpatrick.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Character profile - City Editor Augustus "Gus" Haynes. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  2. Character profile - Executive Editor James Whiting. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  3. Character profile - Managing Editor Thomas Klebanow. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  4. Character profile - State Editor Tim Phelps. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  5. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named The_Wire_E51
  6. Character profile - Steven Luxenberg. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  7. Character profile - Rewrite man Jay Spry. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  8. Character profile - Alma Gutierrez. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  9. Character profile - Scott Templeton. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  10. "Dead Soldiers". David Simon, Dennis Lehane. The Wire. HBO. 2004-10-03. No. 3, season 3.
  11. Character profile - Bill Zorzi. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  12. Character profile - Mike Fletcher. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.
  13. Character profile - Roger Twigg. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.

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