Marcus Hawkins

Political Journalist

Education

M.A., English, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

B.A., English, Millersville University of Pennsylvania

Introduction

  • A political reporter and commentator for more than 18 years
  • The executive director of the Republican Committee of Lancaster County

Experience

Justin Quinn is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote about conservative politics and perspectives for more than three years. Justin's career in journalism began in 1996. In these early years, he was the police and general assignment reporter for The Hanover Evening Sun and a city hall and features reporter for the Cecil Whig. In 2000, Justin moved into full-time political reporting with the Lancaster Newspapers, now LNP Media Group.

Justin was the executive director of the Republican Committee of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania during the 2012 presidential election. He has also been an instructor in Literature and Composition for the University of Phoenix and worked as the communications coordinator for the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association. In 2006, Justin founded Headline Consultants, Inc., a firm specializing in content marketing and branding.

Education

 
Justin Quinn received a Master Arts (M.A.) in English from the Millersville University of Pennsylvania in 2010. He also holds a Bachelor Arts in English from the same university.

Awards and Publications

  • 2006 Keystone Award, 2nd place category Investigative Reporting for From Rooftop to Courtroom, (Lancaster Newspaper, Intelligencer Journal, 2006)

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