Veteran journalist joins SAM staff
July 30, 2020
A community journalist with Nebraska ties joined the Advocate-Messenger staff, July 22.
Mark Mahoney, an Omaha native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate, will cover the Antelope County Commissioners and general beat articles.
Originally a biochemistry major, Mahoney realized science wasn't for him after taking a 100-level biochemistry class aimed at weeding out people from that program.
"I looked at other possible majors and I realized I was a good writer, so I considered English and journalism for a bachelor's degree. I thought journalism was a better career path for me and I neve...