John Meils

J.F. (John) Meils is a freelance reporter and former book editor working toward a masters in journalism at the University of Maryland. He writes on D.C. and Maryland issues for the Capital News Service and Washington City Paper.

Capital News Service:

> DRONE VIDEO: Mysterious Russian compound on Eastern Shore awaits fate / PRINT: Washington Post / BEHIND THE SCENES: Vlog

> Revised plan underway for new FBI site, raising hopes in Maryland – again

> GOP senator: Maryland one of three states most targeted by Russian ads in 2016

> Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay defenders hold breath, wait on Senate

> Cardin, other Senate Democrats determined to keep U.S. in climate talks

> Threats mount against Chesapeake Bay conservation efforts

> Hogan sues EPA over neighboring power plant pollution

> Critics oppose Trump mine agency pick from industry over safety issues

> Is Maryland ready for the next big storm?

> Maryland immigrant rights supporters attack Trump move as cruel

> Maryland Divided: A 6-part series on the state of rural Maryland

> In Maryland politics, the war on rural is dead — long live the war on rural?

> In Western Maryland, ‘whales’ are out and a fight over fracking reveals divergent economic visions

> For Maryland’s northern counties, the economic riddle is blending the old with the new

> Big Chicken is still king on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, but can solar and aquaculture make economic inroads?

> Repopulating rural: Can Salisbury and other small urban enclaves make rural cool again?

> Opioids in Maryland: Not just a rural problem, but maybe rural’s worst problem

> Washington Post: "In Age of Trump, profile of Maryland white nationalist grows"

> Washington Post: "Prince George Police plan to roll out body camera program"

> Maryland’s Langley Park tests yet another relationship with Prince George’s County

City Paper:

> *COVER STORY* Art of the State: D.C.'s Battle for Statehood Is Moving Away From the District

> *COVER STORY* Joint Custody: The Story of Marijuana Post-Legalization

> Will an Expanded Mayor's Office on African American Affairs Make Any Difference?

> The D.C. Statehood Commission Suggests a New Southern Strategy—That’s Going Nowhere.

> Council Poised to Revamp 40-year-old Intellectual Disability Law

> A Fight to Remove a Principal on Capitol Hill Gets Ugly

> Authentic Mexican Food is Still Hard to Find in D.C. Do Washingtonians Even Care?

> A Non-Traditional D.C. School Throws Students the Prom of a Lifetime

Vintage:

> Elle magazine: "Tie Me Down" (essay)

> Cargo magazine: "Rubber Made" (service)

> Peru This Week: "La Experiencia: Taking ayahuasca in the Amazon"

> Peru This Week: "Into Manu: Peru's rainforest bounty"

> Cargo magazine: Jeremy Piven" (cover story)

> Cargo magazine: Nick Lachey" (cover story)