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After 17 Years, Anchor Leaving Baltimore’s WMAR

The Baltimore Sun

Terry Owens WMAR After 17 years of covering city government and anchoring the news at WMAR-TV, Terry Owens is leaving the station, he said Thursday.

Owens, who along with Mary Beth Marsden is the second high-visibility anchor to take a buyout offer in recent days, said his last day at Channel 2 will be Dec. 4.

“They’ve had the buyout offer on the table, and the date to accept is fast approaching,” Owens said Thursday. “So after much soul searching, prayer and talking with my family, I have decided to look at other possibilities.”

For the last two years, Owens has been the anchor of the 5:30 p.m. nightly newscast and a reporter for the 11 p.m. broadcast. For almost a decade before that, he specialized in covering City Hall and Baltimore City government.

For the last 14 years, Owens has been host of “2 The Point,” the longest running public affiars show on Baltimore TV. More…

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