Mick Akers

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Bio: Mick Akers joined the Las Vegas Sun in 2017 after two years at the Pahrump Valley Times, where he earned the 2016 Nevada Press Association's Outstanding Journalist award in the intermediate category. He reported on the Lamar Odom brothel overdose situation, the dire health care situation in Nye County and the Nye County School District.

Mick is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and an International Boxing Hall of Fame voter. He is a graduate of UNLV’s Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies.

Contact Mick: via e-mail or by phone at 702-948-7813.

Recent stories

Mandalay Bay security guard recounts encounter with mass shooter October 18, 2017

'Hoping for the best,' California man remains paralyzed after mass shooting October 18, 2017

Man who died hours before mass shooting mistakenly part of crosses memorial October 17, 2017

California woman in L.V. to honor shooting victims with 58 good deeds October 14, 2017

Amazon adding 1,500 seasonal jobs in Nevada October 14, 2017

Couple from LA Sheriff's Department say instincts kicked in when shots rang out October 13, 2017

Special show: Country artists perform for victims, workers at Sunrise Hospital October 12, 2017

Victim files lawsuit in Las Vegas shooting October 11, 2017

Zappos, many others working toward $1M match for victims’ families October 11, 2017

Local hospitals working to help shooting victims with medical expenses October 11, 2017

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