Joseph Markman covers midstream operations and finance for Hart Energy's websites. He also edits the weekly MIDSTREAM MONITOR digital newsletter and authors the NGL Frac Spread feature, which is published online and in MIDSTREAM BUSINESS. He joined Hart Energy in 2010 after more than 20 years in the daily newspaper business, many of them with the Houston Chronicle. Markman has also written and edited for Newsday and the Jerusalem Post, among other publications. Prior to moving to Hart Energy's editorial division, he served as editor and communications manager for the company's research and consulting unit, now known as Stratas Advisors. He received his bachelor of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.