Mark Richardson

  1. Adjunct Faculty

Mark Richardson has been writing about music, culture, and technology for more than 20 years and served as the editor-in-chief and executive editor of the online music magazine Pitchfork from 2011-2018.

During his tenure as editor-in-chief, Pitchfork won a National Magazine Award for General Excellence in Digital Media.

Richardson is the author of Zaireeka, a book in the 33 1/3 series about the rock band Flaming Lips’ album of the same name, and his work has appeared in publications including the Village Voice, Washington City Paper, and MetroTimes Detroit.

He has served as a judge for the National Magazine Awards since 2014.