Mark G. Contreras

Chief Executive Officer
Calkins Media Incorporated

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.