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Mark Neikirk

Mark Neikirk

2015

Director of the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement at Northern Kentucky University since 2008, he was managing editor of The Cincinnati Post/The Kentucky Post during the paper’s final years. Prior to being named managing editor, he worked at the Post for 28 years in positions of increasing responsibility, including assistant managing editor when the two newspapers’ newsrooms were merged in 1995, a member of the newsroom management team for The Kentucky Post (night city editor, state editor, city editor), and a reporter covering all key news beats. He began his career at The Kentucky Post as an intern while in graduate school at the University of Kentucky. During his tenure at The Kentucky Post, he led repeated open records and open meetings challenges. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in history.