The Wire
The Wire

Jay Spry is the overnight editor on the metro desk of the The Baltimore Sun.


He is a veteran reporter and now takes pride in ensuring the standards of the paper are maintained.[1] He has a dry sense of humor and is diligent, detail-oriented and a veritable newsroom wordsmith.[1]

Season 5

Spry often has to correct the mistakes of younger reporters like Alma Gutierrez - when presenting a story about a burning building he disparages her use of evacuate as a verb for moving the people out of the building. ("More with Less")



Season 5
"More with Less" "Unconfirmed Reports" "Not for Attribution" "Transitions" "React Quotes"
"The Dickensian Aspect" * "Took" "Clarifications" "Late Editions" "-30-"

*Uncredited appearance.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Character profile - Rewrite man Jay Spry. HBO (2008). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.