Donte Kirby


Donte Kirby became a reporter for’s Baltimore market in June 2020 through the Report for America fellowship program, and departed for a new role in September 2022. Kirby previously worked as an education volunteer with the Peace Corps in Rwanda, where he taught English to over 150 students. Before that, as a freelance journalist, he wrote for hyperlocal publications such as, JUMP Philly, The Philadelphia Citizen and Generocity covering arts, social impact and community development. The Temple University grad and breakdancer became interested in journalism after he was named a Wallis Annenberg scholar his sophomore year of high school. Coverage