285 Broad Street
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Hartford, CT
06115
860-241-3643
Mark Mirko
Photographer III, N
My Role

Duties include making still images from a wide range of assignments including sports, news and features. I create still images, shoot video, build on-line photo-galleries, post to Eye Contact, the photo department blog and photo-edit part-time.
My Biography

2010: M.A. Visual Communication –– Ohio University, School of Visual Communication.

2003: Knight Fellow in New Media, Visual Communication and Newsroom Graphics Management, Ohio University, School of Visual Communication.

2002: California State University, Fresno –– B.A. Mass Communications and Journalism

April 2000 – present: Hartford Courant Staff Photographer. Hartford, CT

1991 - 2000 The Palm Beach Post Staff Photographer. West Palm Beach, FL

1991 – Prognosis: Director of Photography. Prague, The Czech Republic
My Interests

My family, visual communication, reading, radio, music, film, print-design and cycling.
My Recent Articles

Capital Prep Wins First State Football Crown 12/13/2014
Capital Prep upset North Branford on Saturday at Central Connecticut State University’s Arute Field to win the Class S small Connecticut championship–the school’s first such title.  VIEW MORE

From Elation to Frustration 12/2/2014
UConn fans in the student section, who had been cheering wildly seconds before, look stunned as Texas player Jonathan Holmes hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give 7th ranked Texas a shocking 55-54 win Sunday before 10,167 at sold-out Gampel Pavilion. With 2.2 seconds left and the Huskies in the lead, it was all […]

Stealing Sunshine 12/2/2014
The UConn women got a post-Thanksgiving respite from the chill of New England and traveled to the Sunshine State to steal some rays and some basketballs. After a cool start against the College of Charleston, the Huskies heated up and went on to dominate Vanderbilt and Wisconsin-Green Bay to claim the Gulf Coast Showcase title. […]

Stanford Snaps UConn Win Streak 11/18/2014
The Stanford Cardinal halted the Husky 47-game win streak in its tracks Monday night in Stanford, California.  A masterful defensive effort against Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and a cool night shooting for UConn, dropped the Huskies to 1-1 for the season. Stanford, CA – 11/17/14 – UConn forward Breanna Stewart (30) is tied up by Stanford forward […]

Election Day – Connecticut 2014 11/8/2014
An election day that started early and went well into the next morning, gave us many visual moments of intrigue.  Here are a few that the Courant photographers captured. - 11/4/14 – Hartford, CT – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy claims victory at 12:30 am as he took the stage with Lt. gov. Nancy Wyman and […]