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

Dole Prevails in Directors and Officers Liability Lawsuit

In an appeals case involving liability insurance for directors and officers, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Dole Food Co.

Salem Ends Year With Profitable Quarter

Salem Media Group Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on revenue and earnings in the fourth quarter.

Memes and Viral Videos Join Loop Media Networks

Loop Media Inc., the Glendale distributor of short form video, has signed a partnership with Doing Things Media to bring that company’s content to Loop business customers.

Valley Studios Win Tax Credits for Feature Films

A number of San Fernando Valley studios and production companies will receive financing for feature film projects from the latest round of tax credits under the state’s Film & TV Tax Credit Program.

Avery Positioned to Grow as Economy Ramps Up

MANUFACTURING: Analyst cites ‘strong competitive advantage’ in many markets.

Avery Dennison Corp. has made progress toward its five key goals as reflected in the company’s fourth-quarter and year-end earnings released last month.

A Second Sight Buyout Strategy

MEDICAL DEVICES: Companies join tech for visual prosthetics.

Second Sight Medical Products Inc. plans to combine with Pixium Vision SA, a French company, to pursue their common quest to develop bionic vision systems.

SPAC Deal Puts Electric Truck Maker on Nasdaq

Xos will use capital infusion to expand fleet.

Xos, the electric-powered truck manufacturer with offices in North Hollywood, is to become a publicly traded company following its merger with Special Purpose Acquisition Company NextGen Acquisition Corp., it was announced on Feb. 22.

No-Alcohol Hand Sanitizer Can’t Crack Market

SunDial solves chemical issue, sales prove elusive.

Shivie Dhillon has developed a stable version of hypochlorous acid for use in a hand sanitizer to combat the coronavirus.

Attraction Maker Busy in Pandemic

Work switches from theme parks to football arenas and theaters.

With no crowds at theme parks, LA ProPoint should be out of work. But the attraction design and manufacturing firm in Sun Valley has found work in related industries and kept busy with three lengthy projects.

American Homes 4 Rent Reports Higher Revenue, Earnings

American Homes 4 Rent beat Wall Street estimates on earnings for the fourth quarter while matching on revenue.

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