Mark Richardson



Mark has over 30 years in the news media, where he has worked for newspapers, magazines, radio/TV and digital media. Currently based in Phoenix, he has also worked in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and Las Vegas, among other markets. Newsrooms include The Austin American Statesman, CBS News, The Associated Press, The Las Vegas Review-Journal, Dun & Bradstreet, Time Warner, and Clear Channel Radio (now iHeartMedia). Mark earned a Bachelor of Journalism with a double major in print and broadcast news at The University of Texas at Austin (Hook 'em Horns!). Portfolio:

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish (intermediate)

Topic Expertise: Politics, Government, Environment, Healthcare

Local Expertise: Western States (Arizona, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas)

Recent Work:
Low Census Count Denies AZ New Seat in Congress, Millions in Federal Aid
Conservationists Back Congressional Effort to Restore Methane Controls
Utah Seniors Warned of Worsening Affordable-Housing Crisis
AZ Conservationists Back Bipartisan 'Recovering America’s Wildlife Act'
CAP Cuts Costs, Goes Green to Deliver Water to Arizonans
American Rescue Plan to Boost AZ Senior Nutrition Programs
Experts: Poverty, Pandemic Could Bring Increase in Child Abuse Cases
Agencies Vow to Penalize Landlords Who Violate Eviction Ban
Report Calls for Major Changes to AZ's, Nation's Transportation System
Haaland Prioritizes Cases of Missing, Murdered Native Americans