Mary J. Corey, a 23-year veteran editor and writer at The Baltimore Sun, was promoted to the job of senior vice president and director of content, the news organization’s top editorial position. She will be the first woman in the 173-year history of The Sun to lead its newsroom, overseeing all print and digital news operations in a role that was long titled editor when The Sun delivered news only through the newspaper.

A former features editor and national correspondent who joined The Sun in 1987, Ms. Corey was named head of print a year ago and has led The Sun’s newsroom since March of 2010.

Submitted by: Maryland Women’s Heritage Center