Mark Herz is a reporter and editor for GBH News. Mark started his romance with journalism in his last year at Yale, where he majored in linguistics. Then, it was on to Columbia for an M.S. at the Graduate School of Journalism, where he reported from ground zero on Sept. 11.
A Connecticut native, he was also a newspaper and public radio reporter for a time in Northern Arizona. Mark has won numerous state, regional, and national awards for both his reporting and interviewing. In 2011, he won a National Edward R. Murrow Award for his series, "Policing the Mentally Ill.”