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.
One of them doesn’t even trace any of the Italian Stallion’s route.
We took a hard-hat tour of the brewery at Fifth and Spring Garden.
We want everyone from City Hall staffers to campaign organizers and beyond.
The energy company will host a meeting tonight about plans for a new substation, but Wynnefield residents want a say in how their neighborhood gets developed.
It’s about shrinking federal dollars and an old-fashioned formula that isn’t going away
She’s one of 100 people who got overdose antidote training today.
The day when the trail will connect from Center City down to Bartram’s Garden is getting closer.
The political organizer and Colombia native expects to launch Americae by the end of the year.
Experts wonder how different Philly might be if the development and planning fields were more diverse.
Don’t expect another High Line.