Mark Contreras is Chief Executive Officer of Calkins Media, Inc. He joined Calkins Media in 2011. Prior to Calkins, Contreras served as Senior Vice President/Newspapers for The E.W. Scripps Company in Cincinnati, OH. He was also Senior Vice President of Pulitzer, Inc. in St. Louis, MO; and worked for more than a decade with Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. in newspaper leadership roles in Pontiac, MI, Kansas City, MO and served as President and Publisher of The Times Leader in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Contreras served as Chair of the Newspaper Association of America and The American Press Institute, and is a 1998 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. He is currently a board member of the Newspaper Association of America and an independent board member of GFR Media in San Juan, Puerto Rico and Woodward Communications, Inc in Dubuque, IA. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.