285 Broad Street
Hartford, CT
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

Clean Hartford 4/23/2014
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra recognized Earth Day by kicking off the CleanHartford anti-litter program at Keney Park in Hartford Tuesday. CleanHartford is the city’s first coordinated campaign that to address litter through enforcement, abatement and education. Driven by the city’s department of public works, the Knox Parks Foundation, the Hartford Police and local community groups, […]

The 118th Boston Marathon | Records Broken & Friendships Made 4/22/2014

“Dear Boston…” You’re Strong, Fragile, Resilient & Embracing 4/21/2014
VIEW MORE Thousands were affected by the Boston Marathon bombing last April. The Courant caught up with five people with Connecticut ties who vow to return this year to help restore and celebrate the great race’s tradition. Please check out the video below.

Veterans Memorial in Middletown 4/18/2014
The Connecticut Trees of Honor Memorial was dedicated Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park in Middletown. VIEW MORE

Eagles Fall To Hornets 4-3 4/17/2014
East Hartford jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings but East Catholic’s rally fell short in a 4-3 loss at home in Manchester Thursday afternoon. For more photos click here: