Ron Snyder has been a full-time media professional for over a decade, winning eight awards from the Maryland D.C. Delaware Press Association between 2001 and 2008. Prior to coming to the JT, Ron served as the Essex editor of Patch.com, as executive editor of Corridor Inc., and as content coordinator for CoachedAid.com. Ron also worked with the Baltimore Examiner, The Capital and the Maryland Gazette. A lifelong resident of Baltimore County, Ron graduated from Towson University. Ron lives in Essex with his wife and three children, William, 9; and twins Megan and Marissa, 6. Ron is active with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and has worked to raise money for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which also assists children with cancer.