Mark Madler

Staff Reporter (Technology, Entertainment)

Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment, banking & finance and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006.

Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area.

He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

He can be reached at (818) 316-3126, or by email:

Phone: 818-316-3126 Extension: 117

Recent Stories

Crypto Television

Online news channel will mix technology and human interest stories about digital currency.

The recent drop in value in Bitcoin hasn’t done anything to dissuade Steve Slome and Lee Zuckerman from their next big project in cryptocurrency economics.

HemaCare Opens New Northridge Headquarters

Investors see burgeoning market for blood product provider.

HemaCare Corp. has moved into a new headquarters to give it space to expand its technical capabilities in providing blood products to the cell therapy, biomedical research and drug discovery industries.

Movie Distributor Moves into Digital Comics

Acquisition could add $5 million in revenue to Cinedigm’s top line.

Cinedigm Corp. has been on a roll lately as it adds to its ever-growing streaming services.

A Wireless Fire Warning System

GeoLinks and partners envision state network.

The Camp Fire in Northern California last month resulted in 88 civilian deaths and the destruction of nearly 19,000 structures, making it the worst wildfire in the state’s history.

Disney Outbids Rival for Fox

The deal between Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox to sell the latter’s media assets won’t close for another couple of months but already the deal is making waves in the entertainment industry.

Saban to Take Panavision Public

The Valley could have a new high-profile public company with Saban Capital Acquisition Corp.’s purchase of camera company Panavision Inc. in Woodland Hills and Sim Video International Inc. in Toronto.

VICA Decries City’s Ban on Events in Van Nuys Hangars

The executive committee of the Valley Industry & Commerce Association passed a resolution Friday in opposition to a city of Los Angeles administrative ruling that prohibits public events in hangars at Van Nuys Airport and warehouses across the city.

Van Nuys Airport to Increase Fuel Delivery Fee

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners approved on Thursday an increase to the fuel delivery charge at Van Nuys Airport.

Jet Skids Off Runway in Burbank

A Southwest Airlines jet skidded off the runway at Hollywood Burbank Airport Thursday morning amid heavy rains.

Valley Bakery Sold to Private Equity Firm

A commercial bakery of pita chips, croissants and bagels has been purchased by a Dallas private equity firm for more than $15 million.

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