April 17, 2014

Mark R. Howard

Executive Editor of Florida Trend • mhoward@floridatrend.com

Mark Howard
Mark Howard

Mark Howard has been executive editor of Florida Trend since 1998. He grew up in and was graduated from high school in Jacksonville. He is a graduate of Duke University and has a master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Before joining Florida Trend in 1996, Mark worked for the Nashville Banner, the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Newsday on Long Island, and the Sarasota Herald Tribune, where he was executive business editor and city editor. In the early 1980s, he worked for the Tennessee State Department of Education during the administration of Gov. Lamar Alexander and was recognized for his contribution to part of Alexander's education reform effort. Mark is a member of Class XVII of Leadership Florida.

Columns by Howard:

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Column from Florida Trend's Executive Editor Mark Howard.
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Monthly column from Florida Trend's Executive Editor Mark Howard.
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A lot of hopes are riding on a sporty blue car that occasionally can be seen turning laps in the parking lot of an industrial complex on the Space Coast.
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Should Florida create a Texas-style ban on cash-out refinancing?
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New dental schools bring attention on Florida's role in allocating precious resources.
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Lately it seems Florida's political and business leaders are grafting hyper-conservative social attitudes into the concept of what it means for Florida to be "business friendly."
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In Jacksonville, the recent mayoral race shows all politics isn't national.
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Florida's 'Insurer of Last Resort' lines it up, shoots and... rates go up.
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Editor's Page: Demerit, Florida Trend Editor Mark Howard's May 2011 Column
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Florida Trend's Executive Editor Mark Howard gives insight into a historical event from many hundreds of years ago.
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