Jay Spry is the overnight copy editor, or rewrite man, for the metro desk of the paper portrayed by Donald Neal.

Character storylineEdit

Season FiveEdit

He is a veteran reporter and now takes pride in ensuring the standards of the paper are maintained. He has a dry sense of humor and is diligent, detail-oriented and a veritable newsroom wordsmith. He often has to correct the mistakes of younger reporters like Alma Gutierrez.


He is named after Jay Spry, the rewrite man during David Simon's tenure at the Baltimore Sun.


Gus Haynes - Scott Templeton - Alma Gutierrez - Thomas Klebanow - James Whiting - Mike Fletcher - Tim Phelps - Steven Luxenburg - Jay Spry - Jeff Price - Bill Zorzi - Roger Twigg

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