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Mark Dent

Reporter — Billy Penn
Covers:  business, alcohol, investigative reporting, penn state, higher education, kansas city, dallas, tennis, sports, sports business, running

Reporter/curator for @Billy_Penn. Former Kansan/Texan, plus Harvey Dent relative. Talk to me at!

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I’m a writer living in State College, Pa, specializing in enterprise journalism. I currently write for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where I cover Penn State University, including the Jerry Sandusky scandal and its aftermath. I’ve also written for The Classical, The Dallas Morning News, Running Ti...

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Jun 23, 2017

Scott Wagner: It's so loud, 'We can't even announce we're canceling the meeting.'

Jun 23, 2017

Scott Wagner on the massive disruption in City Hall that is still going on: 'This is not accomplishing anything.'

Jun 23, 2017

The noise continues. Some are protesting against Scott Wagner, too, who's seated next to Anthony Williams up front.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered my local high school basketball team for the website I got paid like $100 the whole year.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


What does it mean to be a journalist?

You can make other people happy, whether it's through a fun blog post or a well-researched investigative project that helps change policy.