William J. Ford

William J. Ford

William J. Ford is a reporter at Maryland Matters and has worked as a newspaper reporter for more than 20 years. Most recently, he spent seven years covering Prince George’s County, some Maryland politics and other local news in the D.C. area for the Washington Informer. While at the paper, Ford received reporting awards from the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and was finalist for beat reporting in 2021 and a 2019 award winner for beat reporting from the D.C. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Ford previously worked as a correspondent for Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine and for nearly 10 years covering municipalities and other local news for The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

After FBI document shows preference for HQ relocation in Virginia, Md. officials blast off

By: - June 12, 2023

An FBI document prepared for Maryland’s congressional delegation states the agency’s new headquarters should be relocated near its training academy in Quantico, Virginia. The nearly five-page document, first reported this week by WUSA9, states that “the importance of proximity has remained a key element of the new FBI HQ project since its inception.” The letter comes […]