Ann Costantino

Freelance Investigative Reporter ---Ann Costantino has been a Baltimore County resident for over twenty years. A graduate of Towson University, Ann earned her bachelors in mass communications after first studying communications and journalism in Arizona and Texas. Ann worked as assistant to the executive director of the (former) Advertising Association of Baltimore (AAB), where she managed the organization’s American Advertising “ADDY” Awards shows in Baltimore and New York, which celebrated creativity in advertising. In Texas, Ann interned with the Austin Chronicle, learning the old school ways of cropping and editing, developing and sizing photographs. A long way from where she started, Ann is originally from Oahu, Hawaii – a place where she learned the value of the aloha spirit. Ann is politically independent, fiercely committed to integrity in journalism and is a member of the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) professional organization.

—– By: Ann Costantino —- If seeking superintendent candidates in a divided community that is riddled with trust issues wasn’t stressful enough, then adding controversy to the search...

—– By: Ann Costantino —– Four top employees have been let go from the Baltimore County Animal Services (BCPS) in Baldwin after complaints ranging from inaccurate live release...

—– By: Ann Costantino —–   Washington state parents and advocates filed a lawsuit this month against the Kent School District and its board of directors, alleging numerous...

—– By: Ann Costantino —– When Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) inadvertently violated its own ethics policy in 2017, after destroying original 2015 and 2016 financial disclosure...

—– By: Ann Costantino —– Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) obtained certified “shred and destroy” records for at least one quarter million pounds of shredded documents...

—– By: Ann Costantino —- Baltimore County Public Schools’ student board member has been chosen as one of three visionary women who will be recognized during the county’s 37th...

—– By: Ann Costantino —– A growing chorus of outraged politicians, political groups and organizations are calling for Maryland State Delegate Mary Ann Lisanti to resign after...

—– By: Ann Costantino —–   An emergency Accountability in Education bill, put forth by Gov. Larry Hogan in September which seeks to create a state Investigator General (IG)...

—– By: Ann Costantino —–   After a three-month national search and extensive selection process which involved 50 applicants, Stacy L. Rodgers has been named Baltimore County’s...

—– By: Ann Costantino —– After four hours of discussion on Tuesday night, Baltimore County’s school board passed its FY 2020 Operating Budget, following weeks of input from...