29 Jun '18, 10am

Journalist killed in Maryland newspaper shooting was never too far removed from Navy life

Journalist killed in Maryland newspaper shooting was never too far removed from Navy life

Wendi Winters, 65, of Edgewater, Md., was an editor and community reporter for the Capital Gazette, where she wrote weekly columns, hundreds of feature articles and oversaw editing of the local's special editions. Winters was one of five people killed when a man with a vendetta against the Annapolis newspaper fired a shotgun through the newsroom's glass doors and at its employees in a targeted shooting Thursday, according to police. The mother of four dedicated more than two decades of her career to covering the community where she raised her four children and saw some of them become Naval officers. It was the place where her father, a Naval Academy graduate, met and proposed to her mother. And it was the place she started over with a new career and passion. Winters was never too far removed from Navy life. She married a military officer and son of another naval commander ...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/us/wendi-winters-killed-in-m...

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