July 6, 2020

Mark R. Howard

Executive Editor of Florida Trend • mhoward@floridatrend.com

Mark Howard Mark R. 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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Two ships, two struggles to do the right thing.
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The saga of the Rodman Dam will enter its 50th year in a few months.
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The strategy of trying to moderate the spread of the coronavirus continues as we await the development of a vaccine or effective therapy.
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I've been a history buff for some time, believing that the more you understand about the way things were, the more you start to understand about the way things are.
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These are remarkable days in Florida. Our state is adding population at the rate of a city the size of Tampa each year. GDP has risen from $967 billion in 2017 to more than $1.1 trillion in 2019.
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Florida's economy is a lot more sophisticated than ag and tourism.
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“If you live in Northwest Florida, you learn the cavalry isn't coming.”
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For many Floridians in the 1950s and 1960s, the name Chattahoochee was synonymous with mental illness.
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In 2012, the city of Orlando decided to spend around $200 million to demolish and rebuild the old Citrus Bowl football stadium...
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