Guest, Mark McCormick

Guest Name: 
Mark McCormick
Mark McCormick, Executive Director The Kansas African American Museum
Guest Occupation: 
Best Selling Author, Journalist, Exec Director Kansas African American Museum
Guest Biography: 

Mark McCormick, Executive Director The Kansas African American Museum

New York Times best-selling author with 20 years of journalism experience as a reporter, editor and columnist. He serves as a trustee at The University of Kansas School of journalism and has been a Professional in Residence at the University of Oklahoma.  His work is featured in the beat reporting chapter of the Journalism textbook, ''Writing and Reporting News, A Coaching Method."

Mark is also featured in 'Roots and Branches: Preserving the Legacy of Gordon Parks' a documentary about WSU's quest to acquire the collected works of the trail blazing photographer, writer, filmmaker and native Kansan.

In 2015, he co-authored ''African Americans of Wichita '' with Arcadia publishing and was voted onto the Association of African American Museums' board of directors as communications committee chair.

Mr. McCormick has been a member of the Alpha Nu Boule chapter of Sigma Pi Phi since 2004.