Mark Williams  Biography
WDBO   WNDB    MRN    WELE

While a Senior in High School Mark worked full time at a 1,000 watt radio station in Berwick, Pennsylvania. Mark worked 46 hours a week for a meager salary and all the 45's he could grab from Newberry's 5 & 10. Marks father, the late Cary Williams, was in the radio business as well. Mark and his dad would compete in the morning drive slot on different stations in the same market. After bouncing around Northeastern Pennsylvania for a couple of years, working other jobs, Mark turned strictly to news in 1974. A family friend gave me a big break at WNBF-AM 1290 / WQYT-FM 98.1 in Binghamton, New York. To this day, Bill Lowe is the morning news guy at WHAM-AM 1180 in Rochester, New York.  Bill also is the voice on some of our holiday and Speedweek's news intro's on WNDB-AM 1150. Mark eventually ended up in television in the Binghamton market, becoming News Director at then NBC affiliate WICZ-TV. Mark's next move was to anchor the noon show as well as one at 5 PM called "Early Edition on the NTV Network in Kearney, Nebraska. Next was Albany, Georgia as anchor at NBC affiliate, WALB-TV. In 1991, Mark decided to get out of the broadcast business for a while and ended up in Titusville where he became was Vice President in a transportation company. Not being able to shake the "broadcast bug", Mark joined WDBO-AM 580 starting as a reporter, eventually becoming the afternoon drive time anchor. In 1994 Mark received an off from WNDB-AM 1150 to become their News Director.  In 1996,  Mark would leave WNDB to join the Motor Racing Network as an Assistant General Manager and Senior Producer. After a six years at MRN Radio at the Speedway, Mark returned to WNDB in the fall of 2002. Mark is a constant contributor to TV as well. He has appeared on The Catherine Crier Show on Court TV, The Nancy Grace Show on CNN Headline News, Fox and Friends on Fox News as well as with Dan Abrams on MSNBC. Mark is the news director for all Black Crow Media stations in the Daytona Beach market, including WHOG-FM 95.7, WKRO-FM 93.1, WVYB-FM 103.3 as well as WNDB-AM 1150.
3-27-09-Mark became another statistic of the economic crisis. Black Crow Media let Mark go after eight years as News Director for the Daytona Beach cluster. 
11-11-09-Mark joins Paul Carpenella and Wally Maroon as part of "Mid-day Volusia" on WELE-AM 1380

2010-Mark has "gone home again" to the station on which he began his broadcast career at WHLM-AM 930 in Bloomsburg, PA.


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