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

Forbes: Raiders valuation soars to $2.4 billion after news of Las Vegas move September 25, 2018

NoMad Las Vegas now taking room reservations for Oct. 12 soft opening September 24, 2018

Las Vegas medical group using robot technology in surgery September 24, 2018

Plans for Raiders’ practice facility in Henderson presented to city September 22, 2018

Nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Amsterdam will debut next summer September 21, 2018

Animation shows completion of Raiders' Las Vegas stadium September 21, 2018

MGM concerned with parking plan for Las Vegas stadium September 20, 2018

PT’s Entertainment buys 3 T-Bird lounges September 19, 2018

Nevada State College president talks expansion, on-campus housing September 19, 2018

Brightline taking over Las Vegas-California rail project September 18, 2018

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