Rich Scherr Title: Fact Checker Education: UMBC Location: Owings Mills, MD Expertise: Technology, Lifestyle, Fitness Rich Scherr is a seasoned technology and financial journalist who spent nearly two decades as the editor of Potomac and Bay Area Tech Wire. The Baltimore native also covered the technology scene for LocalBusiness.com and has been a regular contributor to the sports pages of The Baltimore Sun and The Washington Post. Also among his credits is a stint editing morning news feeds for America Online and frequent contributions to the Associated Press. Experience Longtime editor of Potomac Tech Wire and Bay Area Tech WireFreelance sportswriter for The Baltimore SunFormer Navy football and basketball beat writer for The Washington PostCovered Baltimore and Washington, DC, for LocalBusiness.com Education Rich earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.