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

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:

Umbrellas Under Siege 4/15/2014
With high winds and heavy rain pedestrians on Main Street in Hartford fought to keep their umbrellas open and over their heads Tuesday afternoon April 15.   VIEW MORE

Feeding Children Everywhere 4/11/2014
Students at Manchester’s East Catholic High School gathered in the school gymnasium to make 40,000 healthy meals for Feeding Children Everywhere, a non-profit social charity. VIEW MORE  

Zion Street Fire 4/11/2014
Flames engulfed the third floor of a empty three family home on Zion Street near the intersection of Summit Street in Hartford Thursday afternoon April 10. Fire Chief Carlos M. Huertas said that given the intensity of the wind the threat to the neighborhood was significant and he credited firefighters for their tactical move of […]