John McNamara

November 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Andrea Chamblee, Wife of Slain Capital Gazette Sportswriter

John McNamara was one of five victims gunned down and killed on June 28, 2018, at the Annapolis Capital Gazette offices. At the time of his death, McNamara, a veteran sportswriter, was chronicling the D.C. region’s many contributions to the game of basketball for a book he was writing. He started working on “The Capital […]

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November 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wife of Slain Capital Gazette Writer, Finishes, Releases Husband’s Book

John McNamara was one of five Annapolis Capital Gazette staff members slain in a shooting on June 28, 2018. McNamara was a longtime sports reporter who covered high school basketball in the Washington, D.C. area since the 1980s. By 2018, he had worked on a book about the history and influence of Washington high school basketball […]

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June 28, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Remembering the Capital Gazette Victims One Year Later

One year later, hearts are still broken and people all over the country continue to remember Gerald Fischman, Robert Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith and Wendi Winters, the five victims who were killed of the Capital Gazette shooting. In remembrance, #PressOn. Gov. Larry Hogan announced a statewide moment of silence to honor the slain employees […]

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June 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Orders Maryland Flags at Half Staff to Honor Annapolis Capital Victims — Capital Gazette (@capgaznews) June 29, 2018 Gov. Larry Hogan ordered Maryland flags lowered to half staff today to honor the five people killed in the shooting at the Capital Gazette offices in Annapolis. “With the lowering of the Maryland flag, we honor the dedicated journalists of our hometown newspaper in our state’s capital. […]

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