Who We Are

The Venetoulis Institute is a nonprofit organization focused on delivering high-quality local journalism to the Baltimore metro area. We are still evaluating various options to bring locally supported news to the region. We have met with countless individuals who share our mission to create a sustainable business model for local news. In the months ahead, we will launch a multi-platform news operation, covering a broad range of topics from accountability journalism to local culture and the arts.


Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer
Imtiaz is a former executive with Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal.

Our Mission and Vision

Our mission: To be an indispensable resource that strengthens, unites, and inspires our Baltimore community. We will accomplish this through trustworthy quality journalism that tells the varied stories of our people, holds our leaders accountable, and delivers local news that readers are willing to support.


Our vision: To be the leading provider of news and lifestyle content in the Baltimore metro area.

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Come Work With Us

We are rapidly building out our Baltimore operations and are looking for top-notch local talent with skills in News Media, Digital Product, Marketing, Analytics, and Technology. We are a dynamic, diverse, collaborative, and curious team that places journalistic integrity above all.

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