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

On Frozen Pond 1/16/2015

Boar’s Head Festival 1/12/2015
The 48th Annual Boar’s Head and Yule Log Festival was held last weekend at the Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford. The event, which celebrates the Epiphany through music, dancing, pageantry and live animals. The event included a cast, choir and orchestra of more than 250 people, 16th century period costumes and a giant angel […]

Oh My. 1/12/2015
The defense by UConn and nonexistent shooting by SMU crushed the Mustangs. UConn led 47-9 at the halftime The Huskies then scored the first 27 points over 12:20 to take a 74-9 lead in the second half. Final score: 87-28.  VIEW MORE

UConn Men Take Two in Florida 1/8/2015
After some shaky performances at home to start the season, a January trip to Florida may have been just what the doctor ordered to jumpstart the Huskies’ season. After a slow start in both contests, the UConn men showed guts in grinding out victories in Gainesville against the University of Florida and in Tampa in […]

Circus Kids 1/2/2015
Circophony, a youth circus troupe lead by ArtFarm director Dic Wheeler rehearse for “Circus on the High Seas,” a production done in collaboration with the Odd Fellows Playhouse. The cast trained and rehearsed for 3 months twice a week before their first performance in December. The circus goes on the road through June. VIEW MORE