Posted: March 8, 2018 at 1:56 pm, Last Updated: March 8, 2018 at 2:34 pm
Mark Hilburn is in his ninth year teaching journalism at Millard West High School in Omaha, Nebraska, where he advises the Catalyst Newspaper, MWHS Wildcat News Broadcast, Prowler Yearbook and Ink. Literary Magazine. He is a Master Journalism Educator through the Journalism Education Association and holds Master’s degrees in Journalism and Mass Communication and Secondary Education: Curriculum and Instruction. Currently, he is serving as vice president of the Nebraska High School Press Association. In 2012 and 2017, he wrote journalism standards for the state of Nebraska and Millard Public Schools. He judges publications for various state journalism press associations and presents and judges at national JEA/NSPA and CSPA conventions. He was named the 2015 Nebraska Distinguished Journalism Teacher of the Year.