Justine Barron writes for film, TV, podcasts, stage, and print and online media. Her work has appeared in The Appeal, Miami Herald, Rolling Stone, FAIR Media, Baltimore Beat, Baltimore Fishbowl, Baltimore Brew, Jewish Journal, Devastator Quarterly, Undisclosed Podcast, WLRN-NPR and on stages across the country. She was a frequent guest of the Real News "Stir Crazy" show and has appeared on numerous other podcasts and talk shows. She is also an acclaimed live storyteller, who wrote and produced live shows, including at the Hollywood Improv. She has won the Moth storytelling competition four times.
In 2016, Justine Barron pursued her longtime interest in crime and justice by investigating and writing about the death of Freddie Gray while in Baltimore police custody for the Undisclosed Podcast. She continues to dive deep into Baltimore crime and media and is the author of the forthcoming, "They Killed Freddie Gray: The Anatomy of a Police Brutality Cover-Up" for Catalyst Press (2022). She is a 2021 Best of Baltimore winner in Baltimore Magazine.
Justine Barron has provided writing and consulting services for dozens of political and nonprofit organizations, including proposals and speeches. She has also taught writing to GED, ESL, and college students. She attended Johns Hopkins and Duke Universities, attaining degrees in English Literature.
Justine Barron has a hard time talking about herself directly.
February 2019 appearance on DMV Daily discussing the Baltimore Police consulting racket.