Mark Treinen

Mark Treinen

News Director, Central Wisconsin

Watchdog Team Leader, USA TODAY Network-Wisconsin

Mark Treinen will moderate this discussion. Treinen is the top editor for the Wausau Daily Herald as well as daily newspapers in Marshfield, Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids. In addition, he leads a team of 20 journalists on a USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin watchdog and investigations team. 

Mark joined the Daily Herald in 1994 as a reporter and has served as an editor for more than 20 years in Central Wisconsin. He has led projects honored with multiple “Best of Gannett” national awards for public service and breaking-news journalism. He and his wife raised two college-age sons in Wausau.


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