Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. 

In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as intern coordinator for WUSF News. 

He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. Mark graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

Contact Mark at 813-974-8693, on Twitter @wusfschreiner or by email at mschreiner@wusf.org.

The four people vying to become the next president of the University of South Florida presented their case Thursday to the people who study and work at each of the three campuses.

The four finalists in the University of South Florida presidential search are beginning a three-day whirlwind of interviews that should culminate with Friday's selection of Judy Genshaft's successor.

Florida Senate President Bill Galvano's plan to extend the Suncoast Parkway from the Tampa Bay area to the Georgia border is moving forward.

The new president of the University of South Florida will come from four finalists named by a search committee Monday.

(updated Sunday 10:00 p.m. with latest applicant)

Friday was the deadline for people to submit their applications to become the next president of the University of South Florida.

As of Sunday night, 33 names were listed on the USF Presidential Search Committee website

The vice mayor of Port Richey has been arrested on obstruction charges.

Terance Rowe had been serving as acting mayor since former mayor Dale Massad was suspended three weeks ago for his own legal issues.

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees is expected to make its choice for the school's next president within a matter of days.


Long before the University of South Florida began efforts to consolidate the accreditations of its three campuses and offer programs system-wide, USF St. Petersburg wanted a nursing program to call its own.

The proverb “necessity is the mother of invention” is especially true in the case of Colette Glover-Hannah.

The latest entry into University Beat's series on entrepreneurs with ties to the University of South Florida – in this case, a self-proclaimed “mompreneur” – came up with the idea of her company, Hannah’s Shoebox  because of the needs of her own daughter, Elois, when she was a pre-teenager.

With Florida being an international travel destination, there could be a risk for infectious diseases from foreign countries. And the risk of bioterrorism remains a possibility as well.

These and other topics will be the focus as the University of South Florida hosts the first ever Global Health, Diplomacy and National Security Symposium Feb. 28 in Tampa.

The Sarasota Police Department is investigating an act of vandalism to the city's "Unconditional Surrender" statue.

The figure is based on an iconic Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph taken in New York's Times Square at the end of World War II, featuring a nurse being swept off her feet and kissed by a Navy sailor.

A University of South Florida music composition professor's latest work is getting a high-profile debut this week at the hands of the Florida Orchestra

Baljinder Sekhon’s “Stars” will open a trio of Masterworks Series concerts that also feature Holst’s “The Planets” and Debussy’s “Nocturnes.”

A University of South Florida Board of Trustees committee received a report on the consolidation of the school's accreditation Tuesday, and much of it is what many people wanted to hear.

The Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City starts Feb. 28. With the festival just a couple of weeks away, Florida Matters is taking another listen to stories from our 2018 special series "Telling Tampa Bay Stories: Plant City."

A prosecutor plans to seek the death penalty for a man charged with the fatal shootings of five women at a Sebring bank last month.

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