Mark Tapscott

The Washington Examiner

Mark Tapscott is editorial page editor of The Washington Examiner.


Mark Tapscott is editorial page editor of The Washington Examiner. He was named Conservative Journalist of the Year for 2008 by the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), and he was inducted into the First Amendment Center's Freedom of Information Act Hall of Fame in 2006. Before joining the Examiner in 2006, he was director of The Heritage Foundation's Center for Media and Public Policy and founded its Database 101 Computer-Assisted Investigative Reporting (CAIR) Boot Camps at the National Press Club. He's a former assistant managing editor and managing editor for The Journal Newspapers and The Washington Times. A long-time member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, he is an advisory board member of the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, and has testified before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on transparency and accountability issues in the federal government. He appears regularly as an opinion analyst on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, and Talk Radio programs.


CPAC Seminars

February 10th, 2011

WJI will offer editorial critiques, panel discussions and seminars for young journalists attending CPAC '11 in Washington, D.C., February 10-12, 2011.

WJI Annual Top Grad Conference

October 4th, 2012

This highly selective conference is for 15 WJI alumni graduates only. The conference is an all-expense paid weekend in October in Washington, DC at the Dupont Hotel. A series of seminars and meals is held in conjunction with the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington with EPPC Vice President Michael Cromartie acting as conference moderator.