Mark Hibbs is the editor for Coastal Review Online. Working out of our main office in Ocean, Mark manages the CRO website and coordinates news coverage. A native of coastal North Carolina, Mark joined the Federation June 1, 2015, after more than 20 years with the Carteret County News-Times, where he served as a staff writer and photographer, business editor and assistant to the editor. Mark has won numerous awards for his reporting, including various North Carolina Press Association awards and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2009 Small Business Journalist of the Year Award for the Southeast Region. Mark is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.