Mark Contreras, Senior Vice President/Newspapers, EW Scripps

November 08, 2009

Mark Contreras joined The E.W. Scripps Company in January, 2005 as vice president newspaper operations. He was promoted to his current position of Senior Vice President/Newspapers in March, 2006. Mark oversees the day-to-day operations and strategic direction of the Scripps newspaper division, which includes daily and community newspapers in 13 markets, innovative Web-based information services and other related businesses. Mark is a member of the Executive Committee of the Newspaper Association of America and serves as its vice chairman. He is a board member of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts as well as Cincinnati Public Radio, a trustee of the Scripps Howard Foundation, and a member of the National Association of Multicultural Media Executives. He is former board chairman of the American Press Institute, as well as The Cabot Westside Clinic (Kansas City, MO), former trustee and executive committee member of the College Misericordia (Dallas, PA), former board member, Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers' Association (Harrisburg, PA), and in 1996 was selected by Presstime magazine as one of the "20 under 40".

2004 election, adbusters, afro-american studies, air america, alexander cockburn, al franken, amy goodman, anti-war movement, antiracismnet, a people's history of the united states, arianna huffington, art mcgee, association of public television stations, banksterusa, barbara ehrenreich, bernie sanders, bob mcchesney, books, carrie mclaren, censorship, code pink, communication studies, consumerism, counterspin, daly kos, danny schechter, dave zirin, douglas rushkoff, elections, film criticism, free trade, gary ruskin, george w. bush, gore vidal, higher education,, howard zinn, huffington post, institute for public accuracy, internet, janeane garofalo, jeff cohen, jennifer pozner, jim hightower, john mccain, john nichols, joseph stiglitz, juliet schor, kalle lasn, labor unions, lawrence lessig, leon dash, linda foley, matthew rothschild, media, media and commercialism, media and journalism, media beat,, media criticism, media matters, naomi klein, net neutrality, newspapers, new york times, noam chomsky, norman solomon, occupy movement, oprah winfrey, paul krugman, phil donahue, politics, princeton university, public citizen, race, race and media, reading, robert greenwald, roger ebert, roger ebert's overlooked film festival, senate, sherrod brown, sports, stephen zunes, sut jhally, tariq ali, telecommunications industry, the nation magazine, the new york times, the president, the progressive, thomas frank, tim robbins, vermont, wal-mart, wendell potter, william patterson, women in media & news, world bank,,