Reporter / Curator
Mark Dent is a reporter/curator at BillyPenn. He previously worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State football and the Penn State administration. His work included breaking news stories and in-depth pieces on the university and football team as they recovered from the effects of the scandal.
Prior to the Post-Gazette, Mark worked as a sports reporter for The Dallas Morning News, covering Texas’ state religion: high school football. He’s also had internships with The Indianapolis Star, MLB.com, The Kansas City Star and The Bucks County Courier Times.
Mark grew up on the Kansas side of the Kansas City area and graduated from the University of Kansas. He currently lives in Center City. He also listens to more top-40 pop music than any reasonable human should.
We watched so you don’t have to.
Incorrect claims about Bass and bulletproof glass have gotten millions of views.
The trees, the menorah, the outlandish decorations
Collections were lower than expected but still enough to start the pre-K and Rebuild programs.
‘It’s not for everybody,’ but Shawn Lawler is doing what he knows best.
It’s easier than you might think.
Our city hasn’t experienced anything like this since 2011.
City Council is pushing for mixed-income housing while Philly is being called a “tale of two cities.”
It’s the most contentious bill to come through City Council since the soda tax.
The next generation of the famous Rittenhouse block is here.