Devin Bartolotta joined the WJZ news team in July of 2016 as a general assignment reporter.
She comes to Baltimore after three years reporting, anchoring, and producing at KTTC-TV in Rochester, Minnesota.
Devin is a three-time EMMY Award winner and has been honored by both the Minnesota Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.
Devin’s passion for reporting started in elementary school. Her first interviews were conducted over chocolate milk at her Great Aunt Catherine’s kitchen table, recorded on a Playskool cassette tape recorder.
A graduate of Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Devin spent time as an intern at WABC-TV’s Investigative Unit in New York City and at WTAE-TV in her hometown of Pittsburgh.
In her free time, Devin enjoys cooking, hiking, kayaking, and exploring new cities. If you have a favorite outdoor spot to share or want to say hello, you can reach her on Twitter or Facebook or send her an email at DBartolotta@wjz.com.
Maryland has acknowledged that “mistakes were made” in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.
The drama surrounding the University of Maryland football program intensified Monday as a coach from South Carolina questioned the credibility of an ESPN article.
The attorney for the family of the University of Maryland offensive lineman who died after a strenuous offseason workout is calling for Terrapins football coach DJ Durkin to be fired.
Ravens fans welcomed football back to Baltimore Thursday ahead of the first preseason home game.
Stretched thin and facing increasing danger, firefighters in 14 western states are fighting more than 100 wildfires. They are now calling in more help from fire crews in states including Maryland.
Police are investigating the suspected overdose deaths of two employees at a Maryland county fair.
Ray Lewis’ Hall of Fame bust is turning heads in Baltimore, including among football fans who say the sculptor completely missed the mark.
A 71-year-old man was hit and killed by a Baltimore County Police car overnight as the officer was responding to a call, officials say.
“A spirit of racism in Anne Arundel County” are bold claims from the NAACP and Council on American-Islamic Relations Wednesday.
After two months of cleanup, Ellicott City flood victims are entering the next phase of recovery- disaster loans.
A Baltimore County woman is begging for answers after a violent shooting that killed her husband last week.
A 5-year-old girl and her grandmother were remembered Sunday, nearly one week after they were hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver in Baltimore County.
7-year-old Taylor Hayes was laid to rest at Empowerment Temple in northwest Baltimore Saturday. Surrounded by friends, family and strangers, all feeling the pain of her murder.
An investigation continues into the cause of the fire at a Clarksville home where a veteran firefighter lost his life Monday.
Casinos in Maryland are gambling on growth – and winning. The boom is paying off in more ways than one.
A Linthicum Heights man was arrested for animal abuse after he allegedly dragged his dog behind his car Saturday night.
The cause of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair was kept private until Monday. He was killed by a heatstroke.
Just one week before the first cycle of YouthWorks employees clock out for the summer, Mayor Catherine Pugh is checking in. She’s sitting down with a few of the Baltimore convention center’s youngest employees
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan reassured voters Sunday that their data is secure.
BWI Airport has more plans for expansion in the works, and it may be good news for those who often fly Southwest Airlines.
Two teenagers charged with ramming a police car in a stolen car in Dundalk made an appearance in court Wednesday afternoon.
Two teens, including a 16-year-old driver, were charged for allegedly ramming a Baltimore County Police cruiser Monday night with a stolen Jeep.
Several teens were taken into custody Monday night in Dundalk after they allegedly rammed a Baltimore County Police cruiser with a stolen Jeep.
A Delaware highway crash that killed a New Jersey man and his four daughters is still under investigation.
One week after five Capital Gazette employees were killed in one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history, silence fell in Annapolis and in newsrooms across the world.
Many pushed through their Fourth of July plans under the beating summer sun.
Baltimore’s acting police chief says officers involved in last week’s shooting of a knife-wielding man at a mental health clinic showed significant restraint.
Memorials are planned for this week to honor the victims of the shooting at the Capital Gazette, an Annapolis newspaper.
As environmental activists fight for an Inner Harbor clean enough to swim in one day, they’re taking aim at problems upstream.
The next generation of inventors is putting their ideas to the test at Morgan State University this week with a special nationwide program.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Johns Hopkins Children’s Center #8 in the nation.
A losing season, and now, empty seats. The Orioles are facing a huge dip in ticket sales.
Gov. Larry Hogan attended a rally in Essex on Saturday, hoping to rally voters in the Baltimore County executive race.
Police say Laronica Gorham, 30, is charged with kidnapping a 4-year-old from in front of his home.
Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show is coming back to Baltimore in October, bringing with it more than a dozen military vessels and planes.
A woman is in custody after police say she snatched a 4-year-old while he was playing outside his home.
Baltimore’s faithful cast early ballots Sunday morning for Maryland’s primary election.
First responders from all over the region came together for a mass casualty simulation training exercise at Pimlico Racecourse.
The third annual Floatilla brought out more than 300 people in kayaks and canoes to rally for cleaner waterways.
The Secret Service arrested a contractor outside the White House on Tuesday for an outstanding warrant that includes an attempted murder charge.
Dozens of bike tires hit the road in Harford County Sunday morning to remember a fallen officer.
MedStar Health recently opened an innovative training center that helps doctors and nurses practice both new and old procedures without ever touching a patient.
Maryland flags are at half staff; flying in mourning over the National Guard post where Sergeant Eddison Hermond served until his death.
A family with a special connection to fallen Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio remembered her acts of professionalism and kindness.
The CDC is warning that rat poison mixed with the drugs has sent 21 Marylanders to the hospital with uncontrolled bleeding.
No MARC Brunswick Line service will be available Wednesday morning. The MTA cites Tuesday night’s severe weather and damage to train tracks.
Terrifying moments for dozens of families in Baltimore County as a carnival ride at a church fundraiser fell apart with riders on board.
Little Italy’s Open Air Film Fest has been canceled for 2018. The festival has happened every year since 1999 and is a Baltimore tradition.
It’s been three days since a life was taken in Baltimore.
Some preschoolers in West Baltimore will return to a brighter, “blue-er” classroom on Monday morning.
A librarian in Anne Arundel County is highlighting the importance of Narcan training as the intensifying opioid crisis came to the doorstep of the Glen Burnie Library.
Baltimore City restaurants are under pressure as dozens have shut their doors in recent months, but the city insists the food scene downtown is growing.
Police are searching for suspects after a shooting in southeast Baltimore left a teenage boy dead and another injured.
A Maryland college student is being hailed as a hero after saving a woman from her burning home in Anne Arundel County Wednesday.
The Hippodrome Theatre is welcoming “An American in Paris” to Baltimore for a limited time.
A fourth lane is now open to traffic on the Severn River Bridge on Route 50.
A new report shows Baltimore county Police could be doing more to deescalate situations dealing with mental illness.
National Drug Take Back Day in Baltimore County brought in bags of unwanted or unused pills and prescriptions.
The well-known television doctor, Dr. Mehmet Oz, was driving along the New Jersey Turnpike this weekend when he saw a bus on fire.
Three people were killed in an overnight fire at an Anne Arundel County building that was being used as a group home.
Organizers estimate as many as 100,000 people visited Light City opening night, and thousands more came out for the grand finale Saturday night.
A flurry of anxious passengers boarded Southwest flights at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday.
Light City continues Monday, after a record-shattering first weekend.
Police are investigating three homicides that occurred within 24 hours in Baltimore’s Allendale neighborhood this weekend.
As the sun set on a gorgeous day in Charm City, Light City electrified, bringing the city to life with a celebration of art, sound, innovation and illumination.
Artists are putting the finishing touches on their installments as they get ready to light up the city.
April is Work Zone Safety Awareness Month, and with hundreds of projects underway all over the state, officials hope driving this message home now sets Maryland up for a safe summer.
A community of support for Baltimore-area cancer patients is reaching out for your help.
Stars and constellations usually drowned out by city lights are coming down to Earth for Light City in downtown Baltimore.
Washington DC’s world-famous cherry blossoms are in full bloom, lining the Tidal Basin with gorgeous color.
More than a dozen BGE workers are back at home Saturday after spending a month in Puerto Rico restoring power to the island.
Dozens of drones will soon be taking flight at the Inner Harbor for Baltimore’s second Drone Prix.
Artists and engineers across Baltimore are making final preparations for their installations, including one that’s interactive.
The Muslim community rallied for justice in Baltimore in the wake of a police shooting of an unarmed black man in California.
Maryland’s largest health insurer is in damage control as a cyber attack may have exposed the personal information of nearly 7,000 members.
Hagerstown — a community saturated with opioids but drained of resources — prepares to go head-to-head with big drug companies.
A bomb-sniffing K-9 in Annapolis is back on the job after three months of recovering from an injury.
The rain held off in southern Maryland Sunday if only to make way for tears and heartache.
A middle school choir from Baltimore is set to perform at “March For Our Lives” in Washington D.C.
A residential care center for boys with behavioral issues is now building a vocational school — hoping to give Baltimore kids a better shot at starting a career.
The feeling on the UMBC campus was bitter sweet Monday. Despite losing in the second round of the NCAA tournament, they made history.
A church in Northwest Baltimore is now on a brand new street — but it hasn’t moved.
A new Gallop poll revealed that most teachers are opposed to being armed with guns in the classroom.
An FCC commissioner was in town Thursday to talk about 5G technology.
Baltimore County attorneys are asking for a new trial and a reduction of the $38 million in damages awarded to Gaines’ family.
For the first time since 2008, University of Maryland Baltimore County is headed to the NCAA Tournament.
Johns Hopkins University students are divided over a bill that would allow the university to create its own police force.
Five children and one adult suffered non-life-threatening injuries Friday morning when a car struck an elementary school in Baltimore.
The Salvation Army’s first ever grocery store is now open in northeast Baltimore.
After nearly two days of gale-force winds toppling thousands of trees across Maryland, the rebuilding has begun in the hardest hit areas.
BGE says more than 90,000 people are still without power Saturday night — the most widespread outage in six years.
The family of a Tennessee woman who has repeatedly tried to break into the White House says she suffers from mental health issues.
Fire officials say a car exploded in Woodlawn Thursday morning when a man sprayed aerosol deodorant inside and then lit a cigarette.
A bill honoring a murdered Howard County teacher and her unborn son is gaining traction among Maryland voters.
Maryland law could soon be lighting a path toward addiction recovery.
An oasis of healthy produce in a would-be food desert is celebrating two years of serving the West Baltimore community and making a difference through the No Boundaries Coalition.
As school threats spike across Maryland, educators across the state push back against President Donald Trump’s calls to arm teachers.
Cinemark Theatres announced they will no longer be allowing big bags into the theatre starting Thursday.
As opioid and heroin deaths in Maryland climb every day, the Maryland General Assembly is focusing its efforts on protecting kids from the drugs.
“Black Panther” has been selling out at theaters across the country, including in Maryland.